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Category Archives: Kiddos

Using Less Plastic

I am on a mission to lessen our use of plastic. Especially for the children. And especially for things that end up in their mouths (which is most things they come into contact with). It’s a health thing for me, but there are of course environmental aspects as well. I’m not going crazy with this [...]

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Paring Down our Diaper Bag Essentials

We recently switched Little Baby L from his stroller bassinet to a regular seat. Previously he was mostly sleeping when we were out with the stroller, but now he is obviously much more awake and not always happy to be lying on his back. So he’s in the seat all tucked into Alec’s old 7 AM Le [...]

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Wool for Babies and Toddlers

It’s that wonky, back-and-forth between seasons, neither-here-nor-there time of year. The last few days it’s been sunny but windy and cold here in Stockholm and it’s snowed in Atlanta (thank you Facebook) and Italy (thank you football game). When my husband was in Barcelona last week it was freezing and he was completely underdressed for [...]

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DIY Heart Potato Stamp for Valentines Day

This is an easy one that you can use for a ton of different things like making valentines or decorating gifts bags, wrapping paper or gift tags. We used our heart potato stamp to embellish envelopes for the Valentines pendants Alec made for his friends this year.

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Easy DIY Salt Dough Valentines Necklaces

Alec and I decided to make some special valentines gifts for his friends. Since he loves to work with dough (especially play dough), we made pendants and beads out of colored salt dough and then threaded them onto ribbon to make necklaces.

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DIY Edible Finger Paint for Valentine’s Day

This is Alec’s third Valentines Day and we have been working on a project that I’ll share tomorrow. On Monday I shared Alec’s and my very first Valentines Day project – DIY Baby Cupid Photos! And today I want to show you last year’s project. We got our hands dirty and tried finger painting for [...]

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