Happy Mail!

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HAPPY MAIL FOREVER!

xoxoxoxo!!!!

 

 

We are ready!

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We are ready to TOSS the spring sweatshirts and winter jackets to the side.

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We are ready to say good-bye to high school, 3rd grade, 1st grade and preschool.

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We are ready to SLEEP IN! (every single day– I WISH!)

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We are ready for bright and beautiful bursts of color!

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We are ready for neighborhood bike rides.

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We are ready to explore every inch of “our” woods.

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We are ready for strawberry patches and fresh fruit at every meal!

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We are ready for frog catchin’!!

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We are ready to color outside the lines!

katherine-marie-copyright-239kWe are ready for summer!

Are you?

xoxoxoxox!

SLAP!

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 xoxoxoxo!

Painting with Veggies

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“The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.”

–Robert Henri

Messy

… and oh so fun!
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Yes that’s a sock, cinnamon and two very messy kids dancing on my kitchen counter!  Who said kitchens were only for cooking?!  hehe!

xoxoxoxo!!!

 

Pink Sink

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copyright katherine marie 020514aA pink sink for a bit of Valentine’s play!

(liquid water color + junk drawer treasures + bubbles!)

xoxoxox!

 

 

 

 

Paint & Pop!

copyright-katherine-marie-012914 copyright-katherine-marie-012914a copyright-katherine-marie-012914c copyright-katherine-marie-012914bIn honor of my dad’s 75th birthday today we had some celebratory art time–painting and poppin’!

The kids call my dad POPS so this was the perfect activity to celebrate his day!!!!

We love you like crazy POPS!!!!

xoxoxoxox

10 Things to do on a SNOW DAY!

copyright-katherine-marie-011314d1.  Read snow books!!

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2.  Paint Snow!  (idea via Teach Preschool)

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3.  Read & Paint “The Snowy Day”  (idea via Joyfully Weary)

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4.  Experiment!  Mix and freeze fresh snow, paint and shaving cream.

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5.  Melt a snowman!  (idea via Pinterest )

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6.  Set up a dinosaur excavation site.

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7.  No matter how cold it is outside make at least one SNOW ANGEL!  Of course!

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8.  Serve hot cocoa & cookies in the snow!

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9.  Crack-a-Snack!

copyright-katherine-marie-011314h10.  Bring snow inside and play dress up!

xoxoxo!