LiveCode to teach Coding to Autistic Individuals #EveryoneCanCreateApps

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Happy Autism Awareness Month! On this first day of April, I am sharing a critically important and completely awesome campaign with you. Beginning tomorrow, April 2, 2015, LiveCode is launching an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to raise $350,000 to offset costs of creating a customized program with mentors, teachers and a sustainable commercial venture with […]

#TrickYourKicks Fabric Marker Sneakers!

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I love coloring all over anything, and when I saw these white sneakers while out shopping the other day, I snatched them right up! For some reason, it seems like my kids wear a popular shoe size, and I never find plain white canvas shoes to fit them. Booo! So, super happy to find a […]

DIY Felt Carrots

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Carrots are cute! Spring is finally here and it’s time to decorate accordingly, so hey – why not carrots! My little girls actually made these felt carrots the other day when they were home sick from school. They love to make little stuffy things to play with, and these are perfect for playtime picnics. Can […]

My Favorite Cake is Pie: 10 Amazing Pie Recipes

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My birthday is coming up in a few days and I am having a few people over to celebrate – yippee! Somebody asked me what my favorite kind of cake was, and the truth is, I really don’t like cake at all! I hardly ever eat it. Once in a great while, if I can […]

Happy Pi Day!

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Happy Pi Day! My middle schoolers and their friends all hit Pi Day at their school, where they were doing a 3.14 mile/5K run and eating lots of pie! Last night, I painted a ceramic wedge-shaped dish to look like a piece of pie for Pi Day! I should’ve planned ahead and made it sooner, […]

Cake Mix Cookies – Quick and Delicious!

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About a year ago, I discovered the magic of CAKE MIX COOKIES. Cookie making can be an elaborate art form, but sometimes you want quick and dirty! I always have a few boxes of cake mix in my pantry, and whipping up couple dozen cookies takes no time at all when using a boxed mix. […]

No Sew Fleece Minecraft Creeper Scarf

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A couple of months ago, my bestie Laura Kelly Walters saw this AWESOME book at the CHA show and snatched it right up for me! The book is called Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans by Choly Knight, who has also authored some other completely awesome craft books for kids. We are the […]

Fabric Marker Donut Apron & an Udderly Smooth Giveaway

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Attention, yo, this is a sponsored post. Rest assured that the inspiration and opinions contained within are all mine! I love love LOVE Fabric Markers. One of my favorite things to do with them is make customized shoes for my kids! My oldest daughter, Kayley, used to use Sharpies to draw all over her shoes […]

St. Patrick’s Day Coffee Sleeve DIY!

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I participated in a March Mystery Box activity with a bunch of other crafty chicks too, in which we received a box of goodies in the mail from Laura Kelly Walters and made something fun with the stuff inside. This is a great little challenge to use whatever is in the box along with whatever […]

How to Make SNOW ICE CREAM!

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We have had a mostly mild winter in Denver this year, but right now, it is DUMPING snow outside! We have close to a foot and it’s still coming down like crazy. Will we have a snow day tomorrow? Maybe. Maybe not. We’re pretty tough here, and our roads are usually plowed out pretty well. […]