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Turkey Cookies: Thanksgiving-Time Snack

We were hosting an impromptu family dinner last Sunday, so it gave me an excuse to try out these super cute Turkey Cookies for dessert.  I believe I first saw this idea on Pinterest (link here).  I used the “break-and-bake” sugar cookies,

Kid Kraft: Easy Trees

We had some extra time before bedtime the other night, so I snuck in another fall craft.  I got this idea from MomsTown … apple trees for every age.  But, since it was somewhat past our going to the apple orchard and

a fall snack: Acorns

I saw these all over Facebook, mom blogs, and Pinterest this fall … so I just HAD to make them.  My kindergartner’s class rotates who brings snack, so when he was up I knew what he would be bringing.  Here’s our

Playing with My Food: Halloween 2011

Along with all the fun projects, I’ve also been playing with my food … Halloween style.  Here’s some fun we’ve had … … just a PBJ on a sandwich thin … with 2 eyes and a mouth! … Halloween cheese and

Creating a Cuckoo Clock (and Bird) Costume

Thanks to an episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Mickey’s Adventures in Wonderland … where Mickey & Donald chase after a runaway cuckoo bird), Honor has been quite interested in cuckoo clocks.  Also, one of her favorite songs is “Tick tock tick

Special Treats For Extra Special Trick-or-Treaters

With all the great Halloween ideas I am finding this year on blog sites and Pinterest, I found some that I really wanted to do for all my favorite trick-or-treaters. Mummy Bars (Hershey Chocolate Bars wrapped in bandages and given google

Playing with Pumpkins!

I was inspired this year to get lots of smaller pumpkins to decorate a bunch of ways … rather then getting just a couple to carve like we normally do.  Here are some ways we played with our pumpkins this year

the League of Leaf People

I was super excited to do this project as our first with some of the kids in our new neighborhood.  Including us, there are now 8 kids, under 9 years old, living in adjacent houses.  This opportunity of having playmates so

Ghastly Gourd Goblins

I got this idea from a couple of different posts (from mom websites) and “pins” (on Pinterest).  We’ve had tons of fun taking small pumpkins and gourds and turning them into our own little gaggle of goblins.  All it took was

Halloween Reading

One of the areas that I have REALLY been wanting to blog about are children’s books. I LOVE reading to my kids’ … and I never have (and never will) regret the time I spend reading to them. And, since the

The Leaves of Change: Coffee Filter Fall Leaves

We had tons of fun creating this project.  From start to finish we worked on it together … and discussed the changes that were occurring in our life as a family … as well as the changing of the season around