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Grandparents Day Wrapping Paper

I was wrapping our Grandparents’ Day gifts the other day when my son tugged on my shirt and gave me his best “I want to help” look. Since he just turned two, handing him scissors, tape and delicate paper had disaster written all over it. So I had to think […]

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Lazy Day

I come from a busy family. Growing up, my brother and I were involved in sports, school activities and part-time work. My parents both had full-time jobs and my Dad farmed in addition to that (crops and livestock). Needless to say, we didn’t have a lot of free time. So once a year, my […]

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Grandparent’s Day Cards

We’ve been teaching our two year old son some basic sign language these past few weeks. Watching him learn how to communicate in new ways has been a thrill… And it’s inspired me to create these adorable Grandparents Day cards! The hand symbol above means “I love you” in sign […]

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Grandparent’s Day Thumbprint Cards

Last September I posted this printable Grandparent’s Day Thumbprint card. I’ve had a lot of great responses from all of you “arters” out there, and many of you wanted me to remove the “2012” from the bottom so you could use the card again this year… Well, here you go! […]

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Elf on the Shelf Note Cards

Twelve Day of Christmas (in July): Day 9! Our Elf, Tinsel, tends to be very mischievous. And since our children are very young (two years old and two months old) our elf leaves behind a short note each night to explain his shenanigans. It’s one thing to find our elf […]

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Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar

Twelve Day of Christmas (in July): Day 8! I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I love our Elf on the Shelf. The number one complaint I’ve heard from other parents is how hard it can be to come up with new ideas each night… So I created a calendar where we could […]