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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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Ice Balloons, December 2013

It’s currently a bazillion degrees below zero here in Connecticut, a couple weeks ago I made this batch of ice balloons that went from frozen to nearly melted in one day.

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And so it begins.

Another season of ice balloons. This year, with watermarked photos. 😉

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New York City – Inflation Day

My sister and her BFF came up to NYC for Mandy’s 50th birthday – they did some really cool things – Empire State Building at night, saw a Broadway show, walked the Brooklyn Bridge…  My other sister and I met … Continue reading

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8 is great!!

My little Bean turned 8 this weekend.  We had a small party with her friends at home. We stuffed a LOT of fun inside! She’s wanted a cupcake shop before she knew that cupcake shops were a “thing”, so we … Continue reading

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Winter Ice Sculptures and Frozen Shenanigans

Before the photo dump I’ve got prepared for today, Have a look at this!!  Chicago Parent is arranging a community activity for local folks to make ice balloons to display in a park – and they used my picture with … Continue reading

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They can’t all be winners, part the thousand.

There’s been such a response to my ice balloons from last year, and I’ve been a little over-excited to try again.  I thought it was time.   It’s been chilly, we’ve had some snow, *I* was ready. The weather and the … Continue reading

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ice ballons

i saw the idea on flickr, way back in the summertime and i just waited and waited for the right time.  preschool ice sculpture time!!  we are all graduated from preschool, but sweeties that they are, the teachers invite the … Continue reading

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it’s exciting to turn 5.

she did it!  my sweet baby turned 5.  she wanted a candyland themed birthday and i’d like to share the decorations and treats we made.  except the edible ones.  those are long gone. we made giant game pieces out of … Continue reading

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my hair *is* wild.

i’ve got a wild hair, i’m manic, i’ve got my hands on lots of things.  it must mean that company is on her way and it’s almost time for vacation.  i’m heavy into all things sesame street right now, and … Continue reading

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