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Thank You, Cheerios

Thank You, Cheerios

This week there has been an awful lot of hubbub over a certain Cheerios ad.  The ad depicts a biracial child, a white mother and a black father.  The spot debuted last week, and was uploaded to YouTube.  The racist comments were so pervasive on the YouTube video that General […]

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Owl Hand Warmers

Owl Hand Warmers

Owl Hand Warmers When my sister was planning Minnie’s birthday party she was looking for something to go on the tables, as well as party favors.  I had been perusing owl projects on Pinterest and I thought this would fit the bill and take care of both needs!  Owl hand […]

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0 commentsJanuary 18, 2013 at 6:52 pmCraft Minnie Owl

Owl Rag Quilt

Owl Rag Quilt

Owl Rag Quilt In keeping with what seems to be this week’s theme, owls, I wanted to share the projects that I made for my two nieces for Christmas.  Minnie adores owls, and as my sister follows the same color coded organization by child that I do, her color is […]

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17 commentsJanuary 18, 2013 at 1:31 amCraft Minnie Mocha Cub Owl

Owl Wings Tutorial

Owl Wings Tutorial

Owl Wings Tutorial Yesterday I showed you the owl cake I made for my niece’s birthday and I promised a tutorial on how I made her owl wings, so here it is!  I was inspired by this great costume at the Martin Family Times.  Being I make a great deal […]

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4 commentsJanuary 16, 2013 at 4:44 pmCraft Minnie Mocha Cub Owl

Owl Birthday Cake

Owl Birthday Cake

Owl Birthday Cake My niece just turned two!  She is obsessed with owls, so my sister decided to indulge her love for the party.  Her theme was Twooo, Twooo (get it, like an owl saying “hooo, hooo).  I was charged, per usual, with creating a cake. I checked out a […]

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6 commentsJanuary 16, 2013 at 3:21 amCakes Minnie Owl Wilton

Summer Sun and Family Fun

Summer Sun and Family Fun

We are just finishing our third week of summer vacation.  We have been in parades, gone swimming, had bbqs and birthday parties.  But most importantly we have had lots of time to be outside and enjoy our new backyard. In years past we had a tiny backyard at our house […]

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1 commentJuly 14, 2011 at 2:35 amEli Gabriel Minnie Mocha Cub Nathan Seth

Infantino Savvy Bag Baby Changing Clutch Review & Giveaway (Ends 3/10)

Infantino Savvy Bag Baby Changing Clutch Review & Giveaway (Ends 3/10)

I have loved being an Infantino Test Drive Mom for the last 9 months.  But alas, all good things must come to an end!  This is my final review for the test drive program.  The item I received for review was the you tube From Infantino: The Savvy Bag’s slim […]

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66 commentsMarch 3, 2011 at 1:50 amGiveaways Infantino Minnie Reviews

The Minnie Baby

The Minnie Baby

One month ago today my niece arrived.  In truly dramatic fashion.  In the middle of snowstorm.  My sister had been having sporadic contractions all day, but nothing regular or close together.  At about 4:20 in the afternoon we got a call to come pick up the soon-to-be big sister as […]

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2 commentsJanuary 26, 2011 at 5:58 pmMinnie Mocha Cub