Octo-Dog and Shells

octo dog and shells

I’ve decided that I’m a little bored with cooking. I make the same basic things for dinners and I’m getting tired of it. Dinner should be fun, right? So that’s our new theme for the summer. Fun food! So we bought a couple of fun kid’s cookbooks. This is the first thing we made – […]

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Homemade Sprinkler

homemade sprinkler

Does this crack anyone else up or is it just me?!?! Heck, I’m laughing even now as I’m typing this. When I saw this fantastically awesome idea here I knew I had to give it a try. Here is all you need. * A Hose (duh) * Duct Tape * Empty 2 liter bottle How […]

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And The Winner Is…

Wow! So many entries/comments for my first giveaway. How cool is that?!?! A HUGE thank you to everyone for coming to visit me and staying to see what we are up to. I really appreciate it! And the winner of all of this is… Terra! Please contact me by Sunday, August 1st. Congratulations!!!

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Watermelon Beetle AKA Fruit Salad the Fun Way

watermelon beetle fruit salad

My Mom called me the other day and asked if I would bring a fruit tray to the family gathering we were having. To me, this was an open invitation for some fruit creativity. I mean, I could have just sliced up some fruit and plopped it on a plate. But really??? That’s not how […]

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Bubble Art and Lots of Smiles

bubble art

Sometimes the crafts that are easy and cheap are the best ones. Well this one is super easy and SUPER cheap. That’s my kind of craft. Have you ever heard of bubble art? It’s totally cool. Here’s what you’ll need: *2 Tablespoons tempera paint * 1 Tablespoon dish soap (clear works best) * 1 cup […]

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100+ Followers and a Giveaway

I can’t believe I have 100 followers (okay, a couple more than that now. I was a little slow out of the gate with this post.) When I started talking about doing a blog it was one of those “it’ll give me something to do. No one will ever read it” things. I am so […]

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Strawberry Cream Pie

strawberry cream pie

Let me start by saying I don’t normally eat pie. I don’t really like fruit (I know. I’ve heard it for 43 years from my Mom.) But there is something about it that just doesn’t appeal to me. So when someone serves pie for dessert I politely say no thank you. The only exceptions are […]

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Water Bombs… Homemade Style

homemade water bombs

My kids love to have water fights. Which kids don’t, right?! We go through hundreds of water balloons each summer. I don’t mind it too much but filling all of those balloons gets kind of old. And it makes my fingers hurt. (My kids are too young to tie them on their own. Or at […]

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Hot Dog Cookies

hot dog cookies

Are these the cutest cookies EVER?!?! Not to toot my own horn. Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t invent this recipe. I just stole it =o) But how could I NOT steal it, right?!?! After I saw this cookie on Raina’s blog The Garden of Yum I knew this was the next cookie I was […]

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Super Secret Spy Day

secret spy day

My son is totally into anything Spy. We have watched The Spy Next Door about 20 times and everytime he absolutely cracks up. We check out spy books and watch spy movies and he just can’t get enough. So I decided we needed a Super Secret Spy day of our own. So we invited some […]

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