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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Horseradish Puree

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I have someone I think you should meet. He’s very strong, a little tough on the outside but tender on the inside; he might make you tear up a little, but he’s surprisingly sweet; and today, just because he’s meeting you, he’s dressed up in a suit. Please meet my new friend: Horseradish Root. Actually,… 

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DIY Reusable Dryer Sheets

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As a mom of a toddler, I do a lot of laundry. I spend a lot of time in our laundry room washing, folding and sorting clothes – not to mention the time spent running to the store for more dryer sheets. I swear I buy them ALL THE TIME. Which got me thinking, is… 

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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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Frozen Blueberry Jar Gifts

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Heartfelt, useful, healthy, easy, fun. Isn’t that what we’re all looking for in a gift idea? Well, these frozen berries in a jar are all that, and they offer bright, bursting tasty nibbles all along the way. Just north of Portland, where I live, is a river island with one access bridge and a different… 

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Hanging Plant Wedding Favors

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As we round the corner into the peak wedding season, this is the perfect time to share this lovely hanging plant project idea. Here’s the gist of it: you gather up all the pretty and practical supplies necessary for the project and give it to your guest in a charming package; your guest takes it… 

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