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Sidewalk Chalk Holders – Personalized

We go through tons of sidewalk chalk here at Casa de Queenie.  Our driveway is relatively recently paved so it’s nice and smooth and just begging to be decorated. One of the “dangers” of this activity is scratched knuckles.  Unless … Continue reading

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The First Ice Balloons of 2014

It’s been so ridiculously cold here, even in CT terms.  Cold enough to try the frozen bubble thing – pretty, but too breezy here to get too many good pictures. At least it helps the water freeze faster in the … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sugar Cookies

The girls have been very interested in how-to and DIY videos on YouTube for quite a while now.  That’s how we found directions to make the uneven bars for the American Girl dolls Over the summer, Big Girl was interested … Continue reading

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Cupcake Liner and Clothespin Butterflies

This summer I’ve been doing crafty activities with the girls and calling it Mom’s Crafty Camp.  It’s been pretty easy things – playdoh, painting, sugar cookies…  This week Family Fun Magazine is having “backyard camp week” and has been showing … Continue reading

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Summer So Far

I’ve decided that in my next life, it would not be bad at all to come back as my own children.  Their summer has been pretty good. back yard shenanigans and cool treats on the deck Chocolate covered marshmallows to … Continue reading

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Late Winter, Early Easter

So this happened on March 19.  Absolutely ridiculous. And my Easter decorations are chilling out IN THE LATE MARCH SNOW. If there’s some good news, it’s that it’s lighter longer, and the pavement is nice and clear for sidewalk chalk. … Continue reading

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American Girl Uneven Bars

My girls weren’t interested in dolls until fairly recently.  My Mother in Law bought them American Girl Dolls a couple Christmases ago and I kinda thought it was a bad call because they’d rarely ever played with dolls up til … Continue reading

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Cake Camp

There’s a little cupcake shop around the corner from the scrapbook store where I work.  Customers will frequently wander over there to get a snack and always come back with some pretty impressive looking cupcakes.  Imagine Big Girl’s surprise when … Continue reading

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glow in the dark

these: plus these: equals this: and this: amd this: oooh… they didn’t last long, just 10 or 15 minutes, but if it’s an activity you’re doing with the kids, i think that’s plenty of time for them to enjoy, then move … Continue reading

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easy homemade donuts

it is borderline-crazy how free i feel, now that my summer has started.  beanie still has another 2 weeks of kindergarten, but with preschool over, there just seems to be a lot less go go going.  this afternoon babycakes and … Continue reading

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