Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

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There were lots of fun ideas shared last week!  Here are just a few: There's still time to make this beautiful nativity silhouette painting with your children from Joyfully Weary! This Star of David from Mama Pea Pod is absolutely beautiful! This is BY FAR the most creative crayon art that I've seen yet!  How cute is this adorable Rudolph from Rockabye Butterfly? This Candy Cane Name … [ Keep reading… ]

Top Eleven in ’11: #8

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  The posts you will see in the coming days have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here’s #8… Toilet Paper Roll Books (with pull tabs) These fun little books, made from toilet paper rolls, were inspired by a dear friend.  Although we made ours to practice colors, you could really … [ Keep reading… ]

The Great Santa Debate

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This time of year, it seems that 'Santa Claus' is nearly as polarizing as the names 'Edward' and 'Jacob' in a cafeteria filled with 6th grade girls. The thing is, I understand, respect, and appreciate both sides of the Santa debate.  Those who don't include Santa choose to make Christ the center of Christmas while those who do just want to incorporate a fun childhood tradition with their own … [ Keep reading… ]

Top Eleven in ’11: #9

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  The posts you will see in the coming days have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here's #9... I Spy Mat Our I Spy Mats were some of my favorite creations because we used the toys we already had!  No more clutter!  If you're looking for a last-minute gift idea that costs … [ Keep reading… ]

Homemade “Learn to Write ABC’s” Board

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Guest Post by Tessa of Family Made Simple   My preschooler has been showing some interest in learning to write.  Needless to say,  I quickly ran to the nearby learning store to look for some tools.  Boy, was I surprised at the cost of the stencils, wipe and write boards and practice sheets.  I couldn’t bring myself to spend the asking $30 or more for such a tool.   I was … [ Keep reading… ]

Top Eleven in ’11: #10

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  The posts you will see in the coming days have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here's #10: Edible Playdough  This edible playdough is both fun to play with AND delicious!  The boys love playing with it, rolling it out, and using cookie cutters to stamp it...and I just love … [ Keep reading… ]