Category Archives: holiday

USA cookies

Since Isaac is pretty serious about states, capitals, flags, maps, etc right now, I thought we should do a little more for July 4th than we normally do. So, I got a USA shaped cookie cutter and we made cookies…together! … Continue reading

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Peep Banner!

I saw this banner last Easter and this year I decided I wanted to add these banners to our small box of Easter decor. So I took some time this week to put these banners together. And I love them! … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Hello!!! Today’s the big day! :) Schools are open, we are digging out from our latest snow storm and I sent the kids to school with a HUGE bag of valentine nonsense, shown below. The boys and I made cookie … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Days Past

I remember going pretty crazy for Valentine’s Day last year. Andrew was deep into his balloon sculpting period ;) and he made a bunch of balloon hearts. We used some for a garland and Andrew brought some to school. He … Continue reading

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valentine cookies!

My goodness it felt good to make these. Hearts and chocolate and baking and creative and oh my! I got the recipe for these guys here. The recipe has you roll the sides of the cookies in sprinkles, which I … Continue reading

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valentine decorations

This past weekend the boys and I made some Valentine Decorations. :) Andrew has been playing a lot of String Games lately (like Cat’s Cradle) so when I saw this yarn based valentine project online, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Christmas Chimney 2013

Last year, Andrew learned the truth about Santa. It was very emotional for all of us, filled with a huge helping of mama-regret (I came clean once he started asking questions), but it turned into something sort of neat. He … Continue reading

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projects we’ve been working on

The boys have really been enjoying making paper toys lately. So I printed out a few different versions of paper toys that they could make for their classmates. Isaac made some simple (but extremely cute!) snowmen. Andrew wanted to make … Continue reading

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This was a weekend about snow and parties. :) On Saturday we were suppose to have our Christmas party for Andrew’s class, but on Friday, as I saw the reports for the storm changing, I started calling parents, checking in … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Cookies

My mother made these every year and now I make them every year. I’ve taken to doubling the recipe and it’s still not enough. I don’t know what it is about these cookies, but I always just want to sit … Continue reading

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