Category Archives: kidspired

It’s a Little Ood…

You may recall from previous posts, like our bleach stenciling tut, that we are Doctor Who fans. Midkid has been begging for his very own Ood for quite a long time. Oods are a kind natured species that carries their … Continue reading

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Of Children and Snowmen

Our nation still feels the wounds of the events in Colorado several months ago and Friday we found our hearts shattered once again. I have fund myself desolving into tears dozens of times throughout the day. Every piece of news … Continue reading

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Elf on a Shelf 2012

The holidays are still hard for all of us. By nature they are full of tradition and tradition is something you share that form bonds that root themselves into your very heart. Being both our favorite holiday meant it was … Continue reading

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Golden Graham Treats

It’s important to me that we live a healthy lifestyle. I’m lucky that I don’t have to work too hard to be skinny, but I choose to teach the boys the importance of physical activity and eating well. We eat … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice English Muffins in Fun Halloween Shapes

Sometimes I have a genius idea, you know a total epiphany. How do I know it’s a good idea? It’s something I haven’t already come across on pinterest. If it’s out there don’t burst my bubble. We’ve been out of … Continue reading

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How to Tuesday – Pony Bead Sun Catchers

I’ve finally had enough and turned on the air conditioning. The melting Alaskan girl has overpowered the cheapo girl. Since the air was running anyway I decided a little oven action couldn’t hurt. I had recently heard that you can … Continue reading

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Homemade Cheesey Crackers

Ages ago I found the Smitten Kitchen recipe for making Goldfish crackers at home and it was an instant hit. The kids love goldfish and I love easy and I’ve been hard pressed to improve upon her recipe in any … Continue reading

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Blarney Stones

Blarney stone refers to a chunk of bluestone that’s built into the battlements of Blarney Castle in Ireland. Folklore has it that if you kiss the blarney stone you will be blessed with the gift of gab; being able to speak … Continue reading

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Salad Spinner Painting

I have a salad spinner. I rarely use it. It’s not that we don’t consume green leafy foods that require rinsing, but that I find it easy enough to rinse in the sink and shake out by hand. It would … Continue reading

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