Kids can make this adorable Doll Tutu with just a little help from an adult!

Doll Tutu

Well!  We are completely moved out of our home and temporarily set up until we move into our next home.  Things are going to be a bit sporadic here while I navigate a new city, summer schedules, and having most of my things in storage!!  The girls and I are trying to do lots of… 

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Push up Pop favors plus loads of Shopkins birthday party ideas!

Shopkins Birthday Party Ideas

Although the store shelves are always empty of the latest Shopkins, I struggled to find a whole lot of party ideas.  As I mentioned previously, we held our birthday party at the local indoor playground, and this left little need for tons of decorations or party games.  Nevertheless, I think the little characters are so… 

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Shopkins Birthday Party Dress

Shopkins Birthday Party Dress

Other than delicious Shopkins cupcakes, the only thing the birthday girl requested for her party was a new dress!  I had just one day to make her something spectacular and I thought I’d be able to get away with a color coordinated plain dress, but Addie insisted that it have a “big Shopkins right in… 

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These Shopkins Cupcakes are so simple to make and the party guests will flip!

Shopkins Cupcakes

This year, we celebrated Addie’s birthday at a local indoor playground.  She requested a Shopkins birthday party, which is her latest and greatest obsession.  If you’re unfamiliar with Shopkins, they are little pliable plastic figurines and they’re pretty adorable.  There are all kinds of “supermarket” characters and they each have a clever name like “Olivia… 

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Sew-What-Club-designers

The Sew What Club

I know it’s a little late in the day, but I wanted to be sure to pop in and tell you about the launch of a really fun, new opportunity!  Kelly, from Sewing in No Mans Land, has put together an awesome online club for us all to feed our sewing addiction every month!  If… 

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Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Pops

Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Pops

Summer.  The girls and me all day every day.  We try to fill the moments with a healthy mix of community activities, playing Barbies, reading, complaining about boredom, water play, fun food, packing boxes and sleeping in!  We brought home a box of those good old-fashioned ice cream sandwiches from the grocery store last week…. 

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Patriotic Cupcakes - swirl together red, white, and blue for these stand-out cupcakes!

Patriotic Cupcakes

I started using a cool new tool from Wilton that combines three frosting colors into one spectacular swirl!  Surely, you could achieve the same effect by piping three colors through one tip at the same time, but this little gadget snaps together to make it super easy.  Patriotic cupcakes are in order this time of year… 

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