Hank’s Fire Truck-Themed Birthday Party

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Sound the alarm, Hank turned two! I’m now entering the world of themed birthday parties as my little one’s pals are no longer babies. Hank’s fire truck themed birthday bash was definitely the party of the year (according to a gang of exited two-year-olds). I was grateful to get an invite, and I snapped a… 

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Bug Inspector Party Collection Jars

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If there is one thing I know about gardening with kids, it’s that they are both fascinated and repulsed by insects. I volunteer at a school-to-farm program where we teach kids about agriculture, farming and growing food. Nothing can derail a day of planting like a bug find! Last week, the children found a spider… 

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Blackberry Compound Butter

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Making your own flavored butter is an easy project, but it instantly adds a little something extra to everyday dishes. Compound butter can be made with pretty much any flavor you want. Herbs fresh from the garden are common, as are butters sweetened with honey, vanilla, or cinnamon. I’ve tried plenty of them, and use… 

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Rustic Cherry Wedding Favors

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Sweet, dark cherries with arching stems and a glasslike shine are a sentimental memory of summer. They clearly mark the time of year as there are only a few short weeks when freshly picked cherries have a richness and depth to their sweetness, almost like a fine wine or port. These rustic favor bags, filled… 

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Fizzing Sidewalk Paint Birthday Gifts

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Anyone who has kids knows how many weekends suddenly are spent at birthday parties. Regular birthday party attendance also means a regular stock of birthday presents are needed. As much as I love gift giving, the prospect of figuring out 20 gifts a year for my little one’s pals wasn’t much fun, at least until… 

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Homemade Spiced Pecans

Homemade Spiced Pecans | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

There is something about the combination of pecans, cinnamon, cranberries, and oranges that fills me with warmth. With a flavor combination so rich, you would think it was dessert, but I like these spiced pecans on salads… if they are lucky enough to make it that far! Spiced Pecans   Print Author: Stephanie Rose Type:… 

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