Monthly Archives December 2012

Drama at the Canyon

“Oh, no. Then what happened, Bob?” “Then after Daisy got out of her collar she went running and running and running and she went over this fence and straight down this cliff and she kept running away.” “What did you do?” “Dad and I were yelling at her to come back and Teddy stayed with…
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New Year’s Family Activity: Simple Time Capsule

I was looking for a simple New Year’s family activity since I am burned out after all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas holidays. So I came up with this after some brainstorming. My plan is to print out 5 of these and place them in our time capsules. That way next year I don’t…
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New Year’s Eve Countdown Activity for Kids

I am so excited to share this New Years Eve Countdown Activity for Kids! I have not seen anything like it online and if you are a blogger you know how excited you get when you come up with your own novel ideas! Well, you know I didn’t come up with the vinegar and baking soda trick…
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New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Tomorrow starts a new year and with it, many of us will be making new year’s resolutions. Most of those resolutions last a few months if we’re lucky. Then we end up feeling bad about ourselves before forgetting about them all together. Well, why should adults have all the fun? I decided to burden my…
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Thanks for a Great Week

What day is it today?  Does anybody even know?  I feel like I lived three lifetimes in the past 6 days…that’s how much stuff went on.  I thank the Universe that we didn’t travel over the holiday because that would have been the final nail in my coffin. So…let’s just do a quick recap using…
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Leaving my childhood home behind

My parents lived in the same house since I was 3.  My brother and sister were born and  grew up in that house.  I lived there until college, then again for a few months when we first moved back from Israel and then from Chicago.  It has really been over 15 years since I lived…
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Birthday Cake Popcorn

I was looking through my pantry for something we could add to regular popcorn to take it up a notch. You’d be surprised how quick and easy it is to make some “fancy popcorn.” This would be great served at a party or as a hostess gift. I didn’t come up with the name “Birthday…
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Small Talk

“Hey, Felix? What was your best memory of your life so far?” “Probably going to my grandma’s for Christmas and getting the Vampyre Lego set. What was yours, Bob?” “Disneyland. Best day ever.” “That’s nice.” “Yeah.”
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Keeping Kids Active in the Winter {Part I}

Keeping Kids Active in the Winter {Part I} I am trying to find some fun active things for Baby Bear to do while I am nursing or doing something else for Mini Bear.  My sister had an idea to do yoga with her.  We looked on YouTube for kids yoga videos.  We watched a couple…
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