Imaginative Play: Office Style

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During one of my treasure hunts (or as Mason calls it antiquing) I found an old Remington for four bucks! I thought it would be the perfect addition for his office.

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The ribbon needs replacing?! Any ideas where I could find one? His office “job” is to call out the letter as he types.

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Before. During. After. {ART}

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D U R I N G:35-700-during

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We affectionately named these our Peek-A-Boo Eggs!!!  Yes, it is time to start thinking about Easter.  oh my.

Inspiration setup from NO TIME FOR FLASH CARDS.

{Blue + Green}

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Toy Organization

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Cleaning up toys can be a beastly task!  I wanted to create a storage system in our playroom that would make clean up a breeze.   The key to this strategy is that each bin is clearly labeled with a PHOTO and NAME.

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The photo labels are laminated and adhered to each bin with Velcro.  I adapted a card template from  HERE!  I’m disappointed that the velcro isn’t sturdy enough and the kiddos pull it off— so I need a new plan for this?  Ideas?

The actual storage unit is ITSO from Target.  Itso is terrific because it’s durable and adaptable… but way over-priced.

Inspiration for project: HERE– she has the most ingenious organizing ideas!

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2 Months, 4 Months = Big Changes BABY!

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Bento Style KIDDO Lunch

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This must be one of my favorite purchases of 2008.  Here is Mason’s lunch tomorrow… in his  Lap Top Lunch Box. Emerson has the same style, in pink, of course.

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Make note of our silliness:

  • —Sword Fruit
  • —Edible {Easter} Grass growing out of sliced turkey (Mason is going to mow the grass with his teeth!)
  • —A B C  Cheese

You can find other fun bento style lunch inspiration here!!

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What I really like about Lap Top Lunches is that we can be environmentally friendly, they are made in the USA and we can easily make meal time a mini-celebration.  And no, our lunches aren’t usually this elaborate!

Who needs Lunchables now?

HAPPY Munching!

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Yep— that’s the same hat as above!!!  It actually fits him now.  This is from yesterday.  I’m still drastically behind– I have photos I want to show you way back from NOVEMBER.  Eventually I’ll post em!

You're only 13 once

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