I think I recently claimed back to school was the most wonderful time of the year (or parents). I’ll amend that to “except for Halloween” (for edible crafts folks). This time of the year is so full of cleverness and …

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Two-year old boy? Curious George obsession? Yeah, that sounds about right. We went through that in my house, too, but briefly. And with a two-year old girl. It’s how she learned the word “curious,” though she’s convinced it’s synonymous with …

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I remember that wonderful time in my life when my daughter was into Shaun the Sheep. It was brief, but it allowed me to not feel my brain being sucked into the television like some of the other shows she’s …

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Yes! (I exclaim excitedly.) It’s back to school time. To celebrate, I hopped on board fast as can be to join in the Back to School Bake-Off from Sprinkles and Grins and Best Friends for Frosting. I got a …

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Imagine stumbling upon a field of this sweet gorgeousness. Learn to make these fondant flowers and find great tips and tricks and how-tos for working with fondant (beginners and those fearful of fondant should check this out!) HERE at Glorious

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There are way too many cutie details on this back to school goodies table to cover in a little post. Crayon stands and buckets of candy “supplies” and even non-food ideas, like coloring and other school stations. And put together …

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Look, the pancake mouse even has a pancake tail! If your kids can handle the creepy critter (fine, mice are cute, especially pancake versions), make pancake and eggs “mouse and cheese” breakfast HERE at Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons

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As soon as I spotted this cake I recognized it as the real pencil and school supply cake from One Charming Party that I posted on back HERE. Sure enough, that was the inspiration. But this one you can …

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On my to-do list is still to get into bento box lunches for my daughter who would love such a thing. Picky eater as she is, it would be perfect. So I may be entering this giveaway myself. Enter to …

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Have you been enjoying a long summer with lots of lemonade? Hence, are you bored by lemonade? Then spice it up with herb-infused lemonade. (Get it? “spice” and “herb” so it’s literally spicing up? Groan, I’ll stop.) Make herbal syrups …

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I’m still counting down the days for school to start (which means Monday in my part of the world). Need a little reminder of cool-treats-to-make for back to school? I posted on the original inspirations for these chocolate chalkboards–HERE

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Going under the sea any time soon? I mean party-wise, though tales of actual sea adventures would be welcome, too. You’ll find lots o’ great  and re-creatable ideas for the dessert table HERE at D.I.Y. Louisville. Love the easy …

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So my daughter just turned five. But her celebration is almost a whole entire, for real, week after the real birthday. This is agonizing to a five-year old. So yesterday we whipped up some super easy pound cake. Rainbow, of …

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Another post after my own heart as I’m crazy over decorating marshmallows with anything I can (see HERE). Find tons of ideas for turning marshmallows into colorful pops and my favorite, the marshmallow ring, HERE at Marshmallow Madness

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I know I brag about growing up in the ’80s every chance I get, but I have to share this totally awesome ’80s party. (Wait, why do I brag about being of advanced age? ‘Cuz the ’80s were totally awesome.) …

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