Tag Archives: Connecting

Crafty Kids: Meet the Dubiens

Have you ever  fallen into the rabbit-hole that is the Internet, only to stumble upon one of the most fun websites?  I did a few weeks ago and have been totally sucked into looking at every post. Meet the Dubiens is a great blog, run by a mother of two.  She loves trying new recipes [...]

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Crafty Kids: Homemade Play Dough

As the summer days get hotter, and the appeal of the sprinkler and pool start to depreciate, some indoor play-time might be needed.  I found this amazing tutorial on the blog An Art Nest on how to make your own homemade play dough.  It’s a super easy step-by-step process that she maps out here.  I won’t repeat [...]

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We’ve missed you!

Gracie & I are back!  Did you miss us?  (Let me rephrase that: did you miss seeing adorable photos of my little one??  I know Gracie’s Aunts Minnie & Gal sure did.) The last two months have been a whirlwind for my daughter and me: we sold our house, moved into temporary living (i.e., a [...]

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Crafty Kids: Letter Bean Bags

For this little 10-step craft – I wanted it to be a bit educational but also something that could be played with indoors or outdoors. There are a lot of games you can make up with bean bags. For example: Make masking tape “zones” on the floor and assign different points to each area or [...]

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Crafty Kids: Naturally Dyed Eggs

When I was little, we spent the Saturday night before Easter crafting all of our egg-masterpieces.  We would use crayons, markers, rubberbands, stickers – you name it, we tried to put it on an egg.  Then, in they went, dunked into the little tea cups of brightly saturated liquid.  It always turned into a warm-hearted [...]

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Babies, Bundles & Bumps #55: Baby Bathtime

Oh! Who let you in here? Thanks to Sr. Marketing Manager at Graco, Anne Marie Lisko, for sharing this adorable picture of her son “Little Man”. When not being caught at bath time nekkid, Little Man can be found enjoying playtime over at his friend Gracie’s house. Likes also include long stroller rides in park [...]

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Crafty Kids: Egg Hunt Bag

Spring has definitely sprung down in Atlanta, and with Easter coming a little later this year, I can imagine all the fun egg hunts that are being planned!  I used to love love love hunting for eggs, especially the prized golden egg, that usually contained one, whole, dollar bill.  I never found it – but we [...]

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Guest Post: Melissa from Full Circle Returns!

If you have been been sitting on the edge of your seat waiting for the next chapter of our own dramatic little mini-series on the journey towards motherhood via foster/adopt from Melissa from Full Circle, wait no more! Read on my friends! However, if you are new ’round these parts, please feel free to get [...]

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Guest Post: Melissa from Full Circle is back!

The wonderful Melissa from Full Circle is back again to share another glimpse into her journey to motherhood via foster to adopt. I know you are all on the edge of your seat waiting for an update to last Tuesday’s post, so without further adieu… Heeeeeere’s Melissa! When foster children move from one home to [...]

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Guest Post: Melissa from Full Circle

Back in 2009, I was a relative newbie to the world of blogging. While surfing around one evening I stumbled on a truly inspirational blog. I was so moved by the Melissa’s writing that I nominated a post of hers for our celebratory 100th Monthly Nod. Melissa was, in fact, awarded our 100th Monthly Nod [...]

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