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My Life Summed Up By Costumes

My Life Summed Up By Costumes

Let’s talk about Halloween costumes for a hot minute. Growing up, my mom always made our costumes. Anything we wanted to be, she would make. So, naturally, when I had children, I intended to make all of their costumes. I don’t consider it a burden because I like crafting ~ sewing, hot glue, cardboard, fabric, paint. Whatever. No biggie. Fast forward to 2020 when there’s a worldwide pandemic and it’s a huge pain to go to a craft store, wear…

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Feast of the Epiphany

Feast of the Epiphany

Happy 3 Kings Day! The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the 3 Kings (or Magi) presenting their gifts to baby Jesus. This is usually when we take down Christmas decorations and wrap up the end of the season, but it’s also the day for making homemade donuts! Growing up, my mom and grandma always put coins in the donuts to symbolize the gifts of the 3 Kings, but with the way my kids go after donuts, I’m not taking any…

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Thankful Pumpkin Project

Thankful Pumpkin Project

It’s November – the month of Thanksgiving – and I’ve started seeing the “30 days of thankfulness” posts on Facebook. It made me think about doing some kind of daily thankful project with the kiddos, but I wasn’t sure what exactly. I thought about making a paper tree on the wall and adding leaves every day with things we are thankful for, but I couldn’t find a wall to use. Then I thought about just doing a simple thankful jar,…

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