Kid’s Popsicle Stick Catapult Building Activity Kit
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My preschooler loves doing science activities.  One of our most recent was a popsicle stick catapult.   The goal was to make one we could do together that worked well enough without needing glue or other messy materials.    At age 4.5, … Read More

Dinosaur Angel Christmas Tree Topper
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No Christmas tree is complete without a tree topper.  As a kid, we always had an angel but in my house, that’s a little too standard. I found this Raptor at Toys R Us while Christmas shopping and the idea … Read More

Planet Mars Halloween Costume
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This year we decided to go with an outer space inspired theme for our Halloween costumes.   My oldest decided that the baby would need to be the planet Mars. I think this turned out pretty well. (Modeled by the only … Read More

Halloween – Cardboard Space Shuttle
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Halloween is my favorite holiday.  This year I saved myself a lot of trouble by buying my son’s astronaut costume.  Of course that just freed me up to turn the wagon into a space shuttle.   I didn’t write up any … Read More

Viking Hat
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Babies smash things. They make demands.   They stomp about and throw cups.  He NEEDED a viking hat. I could spend days trying to come up with something on my own but never be quite as happy as I am with … Read More

Hexagon Afghan
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Ok, I’ll admit it.   The previous post about a scrap yarn afghan?   It got UGLY and I ripped the whole thing out. Instead, I found a pattern here at Crochet in Color for a hexagon scrap yarn afghan. I’ve altered … Read More

DIY Macrame Patio Chair Before and After
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This summer I finally decided to work on my DIY Macrame Patio Chair.  The plastic woven backing began to deteriorate but the metal frames were fine.  Falling through the back of the chair wasn’t acceptable and I didn’t want to … Read More

Toy Bags with a Window
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Projects are taking me forever to complete these days. My most recent accomplishment is this draw string toy bag with clear vinyl window in the middle.   I’ve been on an organization kick and the cardboard boxes being used for … Read More

Knit Boobs
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I recently made a pair of knit boobs. Yes they have a purpose and yes, I decided to put a nipple ring in one of them. Check out to find out more and get the free pattern. These were … Read More

Extra Long Baby Mittens
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Ive been working on these mittens. The pattern is available as a free Ravelry Download Here by Helena Sweet Knits. Although they are small, they take some time with fingering weight yarn.   I’ve made the cuffs extra long so … Read More

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