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GOOD TO KNOW-Amazing.. I can't believe I've been throwing out all my old markers!    I am SO doing this.

Recycling the Old and Dry into Liquid Gold

I started looking at other art teachers' blogs about a year ago to help me get more project ideas and other nifty suggestions. One thing that I have run across most recently is a way to 'make paint' using old markers. Initially I thought it was a crock. However, its the end of the year and I'm sorting through materials to toss so I decided to put this theory to the test. Can one really make liquid watercolor paint out of old crusty dried out markers? I did the following to find out: 1…

#DIY Children's grocery store // Un mercado en una esquina de habitacion infantil a base de tubos PVC.

DIY PVC Children's Grocery Store {Tutorial} | Tauni Everett

#DIY Children's grocery store // Un mercado en una esquina de habitacion infantil a base de tubos PVC.

23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents ** NO baby should have anything more than breastmilk or formula until at least 6 months per AAP & WHO due to virgin gut***

23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents

Understand the little person in your home a whole lot better.

Seriously?! Where was this when I was little!! How To Fix Frizzy Doll Hair - Perfect for Ponies!works for Barbie hair too

How To Fix Frizzy Doll Hair - Perfect for Ponies!

I picked up this Pinkie Pie from the thrift shop for $.99 - and over John's protests: "Where are you going to put that?" "Your room, if you ask nicely." (This from the guy with the Fluttershy shrine in his man cave. I mean, REALLY.) Despite being covered in stickers & having a matted frizzball for hair, Pinkie was in perfect shape. Besides, I remembered seeing some tips on Pinterest for de-frizzing doll hair, and I wanted to give it a shot. About five hours later... BEHOLD: I used a…

Why our Kids Should do Age Appropriate Chores - Sports Mom Survival Guide

Why our Kids Should do Age Appropriate Chores

Summer break started this week at our house and that means more time than normal for my kids! They get their share of hanging out with friends, swimming at the pool and attending camps, but

Smart Tips and Time Savers. There are lots of "why didn't I think of that?" tips on this site.

24 Smart Tips for Everyday Life | The Crafty Blog Stalker

Make your day to day easier with these 24 Smart Tips for everyday life from cleaning to storage. Click here for all of the tips and tricks!

This is an awesome FREE worksheet as a 'getting to know you' activity on the first day of school.

All About Me Worksheet First Day of School Activity

This is an awesome FREE worksheet as a 'getting to know you' activity on the first day of school.

Toddler Teething Relief with Clove and Copaiba Essential oil Young Living for inflammation and pain

Day 18 Loving YL - Toddler Teething Relief

There is not one, but TWO teething monsters in my home! Today it was my toddler who was having the most trouble. He was drooling like a big hound dog and chewing on his fingers. To ease his mouth pain, I rubbed some of my magic toddler friendly non-toxic teething cream all around his mouth and gums. And as you can see from the picture, he helped as well. Not only for toddlers, adults can use this magic numbing cream for any mouth pain and/or soreness. To make this cream, I start with about a…

DIY: Campbell Soup (Warhol) Toy Cans & Free Printable!

Photographing people who are ridiculously in love.

Here is a fun activity idea for your all about me theme unit and lesson plans in preschool and pre-k. Kids will love this free printable that is simple enough for your students in an early childhood setting. A great activity for the beginning of the year literacy center. Bind the pages into a class book to share during circle time or in your classroom library. Help kids to get to know each other during the first week of school #preschool #earlylearningideas #beginningoftheschoolyear

All About Me Preschool Activity

Here is a fun activity idea for your all about me theme unit and lesson plans in preschool and pre-k. Kids will love this free printable that is simple enough for your students in an early childhood setting. A great activity for the beginning of the year literacy center. Bind the pages into a class book to share during circle time or in your classroom library. Help kids to get to know each other during the first week of school #preschool #earlylearningideas #beginningoftheschoolyear

Tips and tools for teaching kids to tie their shoes from and Occupational Therapist.

Shoe Tying Tips and Tools for Kids - The OT Toolbox

Tips and tools for teaching kids to tie their shoes from and Occupational Therapist.

The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking: Weekend Graces #3: Build a Blanket Fort. {Seriously.}

Weekend Graces #3: Build a Blanket Fort. {Seriously.}

Every Friday morning I post a small act of love, service or hospitality to bless the people we live with this weekend. Because it's the little things that speak volumes of love, isn't it? This week's Weekend Graces idea is to build a blanket fort with your family. Seriously. Play board games, read favourite stories, hang party lights, and show your kids that an ordinary day is absolutely something to celebrate. We did this last Friday and loved it so much that we've decided to make it a…

How to make a breast milk popsicle: natural remedy for teething pain use w frozen strawberry or banana as options also... or pudding... this thing is a life saver

How to Make a Breast Milk Popsicle: Natural Remedy For Teething Pain | Awakening Willow

How to make a breast milk popsicle: natural remedy for teething pain use w frozen strawberry or banana as options also... or pudding... this thing is a life saver

Turn one of your kid's drawings into a key chain. | 26 Ways To Preserve Your Kids' Memories Forever

Turn one of your kid's drawings into a key chain.

Turn one of your kid's drawings into a key chain. | 26 Ways To Preserve Your Kids' Memories Forever

Who among us didn't want a box fort as a kid? Reuse your moving boxes and live vicariously through your kids by building them one! :)

Who among us didn't want a box fort as a kid? Reuse your moving boxes and live vicariously through your kids by building them one! :)