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Wednesday Links: Fun food and craft finds

My 7 year old daughter made this beautiful drawing for her dad (an army reservist who has paid a visit to Iraq) in honor of Veterans Day. Did you get a chance to honor the veterans in your life? I hope so.   your Wednesday Links (you can follow all of the links at Pinterest): […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and my car

You know why I’m sharing this photo? Because this space is supposed to be about life in DC. And this is my life in DC (well, also the elections, but these two don’t care about that). Once a week, my youngest (on the left, you can see her leg covered in marker, as she likes […]



Wednesday Links: Fun food and craft finds and Asheville, NC

Last week, my husband and I visited Asheville, North Carolina (a rare trip without kids). Walking downtown one evening, I was struck by this chalkboard wall, “Before I die…” Any passer-by could share their wish.   If you’re addicted to the stuff, you can make your own cookie butter. I want to make some soft […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds AND ponchos

I’m afraid I’ve been remiss with any exciting DC experiences this week. But when you live in a place, one often is too tired to be exciting. So instead I’ll show you proof of the useful cleverness out there in blogland. A few weeks ago in my Wednesday Links I shared this DIY poncho. And […]



Craft Book Review: Duct Tape Mania!

Let’s talk about something sticky. Duct tape. My friend,  Amanda Formaro, creative genius over at Crafts by Amanda, has published her first two craft books for kids ages 6 to 12 in the Mania series: Duct Tape Mania and Rubber Band Mania. I’ve already covered rubber bands. Now it’s DUCT TAPE that makes me manic. […]