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February 13, 2014
by Sarah
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Star Wars bleached out t-shirts

I didn’t want traditional favors. A friend pinned a link about custom bleached t-shirts and everything clicked. Well, it clicked in my magical fantasy land full of limitless time to do crafty things. Star Wars-inspired bleached out t-shirts. For 17 … Continue reading

February 2, 2014
by Sarah
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Upcycling cardboard: Millenium Falcons that go!

I wanted to make cardboard box Starfighters for our Star Wars double birthday party. But stationary wouldn’t do it. I wanted them to go. I remembered a fantastic post about putting caster wheels on cardboard boxes and got a few … Continue reading

October 16, 2013
by Sarah

Post 35: How I made a Batman costume out of a Snuggie

And a Robin cape out of a ladies sundress. And both Batman and Robin were completely costumed for $20. Authentic details? Not quite. Perfect? Hardly.  Easy, affordable, cute and kiddo-adored? Absolutely. Armed with a picture, a list and a whole … Continue reading

November 9, 2012
by Sarah

Post 6: A day in the life of Cranky Doodle Dandy and his brother

The boys are mildly sick and majorly cranky.  Did I mention cranky?  Knowing that we wouldn’t be able to see friends, head to the park or spread germs otherwise I set to work thinking about what we could do. I … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
by Sarah

Post 5: The Giving Jar: A Lesson from Shel Silverstein

Empathy. Generosity. Kindness. Compassion. These are not feelings that usually come naturally or easily to my 3.5 year old boy.  We’re doing our best to compliment his spontaneous acts of generosity, point out those of others and – most importantly … Continue reading