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silly = sane ... because parenting children sometimes requires acting like them
silly = sane ... because parenting children sometimes requires acting like them

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perfect activity for "Perfect Square"
by Melissa a good lesson for the future mathematician and artist -- and perhaps a skill-building antidote for a trending perfectionist -- comes through Michael Hall's "Perfect Square," a picture book about a square whose life takes many unexpected turns. It...
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whiskey tango... from adult stocking stuffer to travel story toy
by Melissa my husband appreciates a good whiskey, and happened to mention it once. so inevitably at Christmas time an in-law gets him a bottle or two. last year, a trio of The Glenlivet came to his "stocking" in a gift box. being a good Pacific Northwestern...
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Dinovember 2015
the dinosaurs come alive every November. it's a mystery... we never know what they're going to get into. follow along with this year's Dinovember adventures on our silly = sane Facebook page .
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cardboard forts are recyclable, remake-able, remarkable FUN!
in a certain sense, we are still on a fort hunt .  that is, there's no permanent fort happening at the not-so-new house like there was at the old house (which, these days, is only a playhouse for mildewing leaves and creeping morning glory). i take that bac...
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our not-so-frozen "Frozen" birthday party, with a gelatin ice castle recipe!
by Melissa after going through several theme ideas since the conclusion of her last birthday (kites, rainbows, princesses), Sweet One at the last moment settled on a "Frozen" theme based on the hit Disney movie. i am sure all mothers of young girls out ther...
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"Frozen" gelatin ice castle cake recipe
by Melissa Sweet One requested a "Frozen"-theme birthday party. i always aim to do something a little special in the cake department. but how to fit this theme? we went to a fun "Frozen" Princess Tea at her Gramie's church, where they served cupcakes with c...
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And he shall be called...
by Pavette And he shall be called "Road Rage." This is what happens when Mommy plays Legos. Note his $100 on the dash, for coffee refills.
And he shall be called...
And he shall be called...
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book pick: Wait and See
by Melissa i am currently sitting in the children's section of our local library as my girls pile up book after book on the table in front of me -- lots of Barbie, Thomas, Marley and Fancy Nancy so far, along with Sciezka's Trucktown. so it seemed appropria...
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