reading with blocks

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I’m through stage 1 and stage 2, and working on stage 3 of my big new venture. Stay tuned! In the meantime, I’m keeping the blog posts light so I can focus on this new thing. You’re gonna love the results – coming later this week! Birdie is reading! She’s not ready for “camaraderie” or […]

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it’s time to go go dolls!

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It’s happening! Great new things are happening over here behind the scenes, and to keep things a-moving, my posts this week may be a little short on words. Bear with me, the results will be worth it. It’s happened again. Land of Nod has managed to partner up with the perfect designer (Suzy Ultman) to make […]

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round about: cuckoos & cat bellies

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It’s one of those weeks where I look around at some of the other blog posts I’m loving and think repeatedly: why didn’t I think of that? Or why didn’t I find that, or why didn’t I get that opportunity? The comparison game – as many bloggers know all too well – can rear it’s […]

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worth 1000 words: cutest sidewalks ever

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It’s so refreshing to see kid-friendly street art. These little guys makes me believe in another realm, just for a sec. I couldn’t decide which of David Zinn’s illustrations to share, so make sure you stop by Colossal to see them all.

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a little this, a little that, and some wool

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I have this big beautiful basket filled with some of my favorite yarns sitting in my iiving room – I can see it from here. Each yarn is destined for a knitting project I have yet to find time to start. In fact, they were picked for specific projects. But I have to admit, I […]

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do you need an old-fashioned halloween?

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Every year the mail carrier delivers one of those fliers for Halloween costumes and my face contorts the moment I see it. Since when do we need a sexy Alice in Wonderland? How does being a femaiile Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle require a green tutu? Why are all the skirts way above the knees? And why are […]

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your littles do better when they pretend

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The timeless qualities of wood, I could wax poetic for several paragraphs. But since I’m hopeful that’s just preaching the choir, and all of you would agree with me from start to finish, I’ll spare you the details. Let’s just all agree that wooden toys are gorgeous, timeless, and good for the soul (both ours […]

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round about: professor astro & tummyticklers

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I’ve been working in two worlds all week. On the one side it’s business as usual: blog projects, freelance work, Pinterest obsessions. On the other side is a completely new venture that I can’t wait to share with you. I’m fiddling with a new logo, researching website “stuff”, filling a secret Pinterest board with tons […]

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worth 1000 words: marbles on the table

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I believe this week’s slightly crazy tilt is a perfect match for the Marbelous table. Do you see all the marble channels? I just love the humorous and unusual designs from Collection Ontwerp.

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this can help those school separation anxieties

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Do your kids have a hard time going to school about this time in the year? The excitement begins to wear off and the honeymoon phase is over. Birdie is normally a very confident little girl. But when she doubts herself, and when new situations begin to overwhelm her, separation anxiety rears its ugly head. […]

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20 out of the box baby shower gifts

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What do you buy everyday? It can vary so much, right? Some days it’s all sweet baby shower gifts and the perfect shade of nail polish. Other days it’s just toilet paper and toothpicks. These baby shower gifts are all inspired by the new Amex EveryDay Credit Card, a no-annual fee credit card, rewarding Card Members […]

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going with the flow magazine

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I love the bookstore. My husband starts rolling his eyes every time I start huffing the book bindings, which I do, liberally. They smell so damn good. And now, I can finally see Birdie loving bookstores too – for more than the chance to beg for a new toy or another coloring book. Today, my friends, […]

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round about: cardboard tv’s & crafty books

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Another week has past. I don’t feel like i have much to show for it – and I think that’s just the beginning of how Fall and Winter always feel for me. Between the added school and extra-curriculars schedule, and the weather, things fly by without my knowledge. Somehow in the summer I don’t stress […]

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make it: glittering birthday crowns

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It’s that time again – time for the Cricut Design Space™ Star Competition! My team is creating projects for a Roaring 20’s birthday party. And for this project, even if you don’t own a Cricut, you can download and print out your very own crown too. I want to make all of my readers happy! I became so […]

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worth 1000 words: leather swing

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In my dream home with the endless budget, there is an old-fashioned attic painted entirely in white with fancy dormers, lots of play space, and a couple of these leather swings by Fritz Hansen & Louis Vuitton.

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