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How to Make Homemade Watercolor Paint

My daughters love to paint all of the time.  We ran out of watercolor paints and I thought I’d see if it was possible to make my own homemade watercolor paints.  I did a quick Google search and found a recipe over at Happy Hooligans.  I was soo excited because usually when I come across homemade recipes that say you
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Christmas cake balls

Christmas Cake Balls and Cake Pops

I love to bake and create tasty treats.  Not only do I love to make these delicious goodies but I also enjoy making them look super cute.  I haven’t made any treats yet this year, but I can’t wait to make some of my Christmas cake balls. Last year I made about eighteen dozen cake balls.    It was only
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Truth In The Tinsel Advent Calendar and Ornament Update #1

This past week has been soo much fun making our Truth in the Tinsel ornaments with my two little girls.  Allie is 4 and Kat is just a few days shy of 18 months.  Kat has been particularly excited to participate and make her own crafts.  her favorite part is when she gets to use the glue.  I dip a
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Rainbow Waffles

Rainbow Striped Waffles in Honor of Rainbow Stripes the Elf

In honor of the arrival of our scout elf, Rainbow Stripes, we made rainbow striped waffles for breakfast,  I’d never made them before so it was a learning experience for me.  I made my waffle batter according to the directions on the box and the sectioned it out into six different bowls.  I added food coloring  to each bowl according to the
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Elf on the Shelf Arrives at Our Home

This year is the very first year a scout elf has arrived at our home. This past Friday night we heard a knock on the door and when we looked outside there was a special delivery for Allie and Kat.  It was a box with a message that read, “To: Allie & Kat (URGENT).” We opened it up and it
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