Category Archives: Crafts

Geeking Out

I took a stroll around cyberspace today and found some amazing candy for the Mom Geek in me. At the Imagination Tree, I found some simple craft projects and book references. She has two little ones at home and I … Continue reading

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How to make your own play dough

I am not good with dough. I remember trying to make a  volcano for a diorama in grade school and it not only caved in but it slid off the board while in transit. So traumatizing for a 3rd grader! … Continue reading

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Boat ala Crib

This was definitely one of the more memorable storage days I’ve had. Every 6 months or so we have to place my daughter’s outgrown clothes into storage. It has become more challenging since she has some sentimental favorites– graphic towels … Continue reading

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Binoculars

Like all worthwhile things in life, crafts are not about the results but the process. We made a pair of binoculars today out of purely recycled items: toilet paper rolls, scrap art paper, and ribbon. I thought she’d enjoy making … Continue reading

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Dough!

Before I had a child, dough meant slapping my hand on my forehead a la Homer Simpson (Doh!). Clearly, I have never been inclined to anything culinary and still struggle with it to this day. But these days, dough means … Continue reading

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(Play) Dating

Play dates are called dates for a reason. It starts with meeting each other, being attracted to each other’s kids and/or mom and/or parenting style. Interest is conveyed. Numbers are exchanged. Scheduling commences. Dates take place. And you decide, should … Continue reading

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When sluggishness strikes….

Sometimes moms get lazy and sluggish and would rather forgoe activity time. True or False? Completely TRUE … but today I rallied! Here’s how you can fight the call of Saturday morning laziness: Start off with a PHYSICAL activity. If … Continue reading

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