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Apr03
The Best Tea Party Sets: Like the Boston Tea Party, only less important.

The Best Tea Party Sets: Like the Boston Tea Party, only less important.

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A very nice lady named Sara emailed me to ask, “I’m looking for a tea set to give my niece. I don’t even know where to find something which isn’t plastic and decorated with princesses.” We all know how I feel about character themed items, so I felt compelled to save Sara. I found a […]

Mar15
Great Children’s Birthday Traditions:  Birthdays On The Brain.

Great Children’s Birthday Traditions: Birthdays On The Brain.

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Birthdays are on my mind this month since we’ve been invited to 6 birthday parties since March 1st and since I’m hosting a little party for Max on Sunday. The kids are bowling on a day when the alley offers something called ‘Pindemonium’. I hope this involves alcohol. I’ve been storing lots of ideas for […]

Mar08
Best Birthday Party Favors: Less Is More And Consumable Is Even Better

Best Birthday Party Favors: Less Is More And Consumable Is Even Better

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I have a few allergies. I am allergic to not having the last word and to paying full price for anything. I am also allergic to Polly Pocket’s shoes, or more specifically, tiny pieces of clutter which never seem to have a place. If you open my vacuum bag right now, you’ll find at least […]

Mar06
The Best Children’s Piggy Banks: A stylish penny saved is, well, still a penny.

The Best Children’s Piggy Banks: A stylish penny saved is, well, still a penny.

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The Buzz Off is on the late side today because the wallpaper in my kitchen requires many hours of painful removal. No, I haven’t been actually working on removing the paper. I have been procrastinating by researching topics to avoid the painful process which awaits me. It seems about half of Max’s classmates are March […]

Mar01
Cat in the Hat Anniversary: I wanted this post to have 236 words. Oops.

Cat in the Hat Anniversary: I wanted this post to have 236 words. Oops.

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I was doing so well keeping up with my Tuesday and Thursday publishing schedule. I created an organizational system so I’m not spending 12 hours trying to decide what to write about. But then my son’s toenail had to be removed and all my money went flying out of my pocket…so I was preoccupied. (COBRA, […]

Feb27
Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

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I tend to beat figurative dead horses. They stay still when they’re dead and make it easier to aim. The dead horse I am currently beating, or was until yesterday is Midwinter Vacation. Midwinter Break, another attempt by school administrators to make me crazy (-ier). I picture them in a meeting with a pie chart […]

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