Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Weekend of The Child (Stella)

This past weekend was more jam packed with Stella activities than normal.  We started the weekend off my going to see The Lorax movie – LOVED IT!  Highly recommend going, age does not matter – the message is powerful and … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – How To Recycle Old Crayons and Make New Ones

Our crayon box seems to get fuller and fuller, but as far as I can tell the colors really never change.  I remember as a kid just loving getting a new box of crayons – the sharp points, all the … Continue reading

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Garter Stitch Doll

When I saw the pattern for this doll – I had to make it.  I loved the hair and that is what drew me to her.  Stella was given a kids knitting kit for Christmas and it included a knitting … Continue reading

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Culture Week – Portugal

It is that time of year again at Stella’s school.  Each year they have a week celebrating the kid’s cultures.  Last year Stella chose to focus on our Irish culture, but this year she is focusing on our Portuguese culture.  … Continue reading

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Knitted Shower Soap Holder

It seems that lately I am all about saving time in the shower, which also saves water!  So instead of taking the time to soap up a wash cloth or loofah – why not have it be one step.  The … Continue reading

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7 Ingredient Tomato-Basil Soup

Yeah! – Stella likes soup.  Well I should clarify – she likes two soups, lentil and tomato-basil.  She had tomato-basil at a friends house, from a can, but she loved it – so I decided to make some homemade.  I … Continue reading

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Knitted Felted Wine Cooler

I loved the knitted felted bowl ( I made and wanted to try expanding on that pattern to make a wine cooler. So taking the original pattern, I made a few adjustments and started knitting away.  The bowl fitted snugly … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Pop Tarts

I remember loving pop tarts when I was younger all that sweetness – now I think I would probably gag!  Adding to my recipes for lunch snacks I came across this recipe and decided I would give it a try.  … Continue reading

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