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Semi-Homemade Pirate Costume: DIY Pirate Boots

Semi-Homemade Pirate Costume: DIY Pirate Boots

Aaron is obsessed with Pirates, Car Washes and Garbage Trucks.  It is really fun. Thanks to Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland, his nightly lullaby is the Yo Ho song.  He has been known to belt it out at really odd times, like while sitting in the Target shopping cart.  One lady came up to me(…)

Chair-Back Valentine Envelope Knock-off

Chair-Back Valentine Envelope Knock-off

A couple of years ago, I made some PBkids knock-off chair-back Valentine envelopes for my 2 kids. Pottery Barn’s are way smaller, and are lined with cotton fabric, but otherwise, they are pretty close. Every day, for the first 14 days of february, I’d stash a little something inside the envelope: ingredients for a recipe,(…)

Children’s Christmas Book Countdown (1-10)

Children’s Christmas Book Countdown (1-10)

Each December, for the last 3 years, my kids and I read a children’s book every day leading up until Christmas, and we do an activity that correlates with our book.  I know a ton of people do something similar to this, and I think I just originally gathered ideas from all of those Christmas(…)