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30 days to Christmas: DIY wrapping paper

We are already thinking about Christmas presents, especially the kids, so why not start thinking about some special wrapping papers to wrap them in?

This is one of our DIY… 65 more words


Recipe for entertainment

I spent this afternoon with my goddaughter and her sister, who got to redeem some of their coupons from last Christmas. We blew up a bar of Ivory soap in the microwave, made a batch of slime, tie-dyed T-shirts in the basement, had a fondue party for lunch (bravo for Velveeta, taco seasoning and that electric fondue pot our old boss gave Ron and me for our wedding 15 years ago), made light-up Daleks out of styrofoam cups and Lite-Brite pegs with LED tealights under them, dipped marshmallows in chocolate and sprinkles, made puzzles and wrote with invisible ink. 264 more words


Apples and the tree

My sons are writing a book with their friends who happen to be another set of twins. They are using Google docs and each contributing chapters based on their own point of view. 183 more words


The loss, love and life of baby J

Tonight I attended a memorial for a baby I never got to meet.

I knew baby J’s parents wanted to share the joy of his life, but I wanted to weep when I stood in front of pictures and keepsakes from that short life. 372 more words



A fabulous time of year for colorful…

Stop off at Ailsa’s to see more on her challenge – Colorful. Click on the lips. ;-)

HAVE A GREAT WEEK. 37 more words