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This Week at the Maker Mama House

We celebrated Earth Day with a picnic at the park… I’ve been working on a vintage crewel embroidery pattern (it’s very relaxing)… I put together a last-minute zippered art bag for my middle son’s 5th birthday… The kids eagerly awaited the arrival of Gran and Papa (my husband’s wonderful parents)… We kicked off Mr. Liam’s […]

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Friday Favorites Is Back!

1.  storybook-inspired kid’s clothes   2.  portable tea party  3.  little guy ties  4. 45-minute bread Or at least for now it is. I love my Google Reader, and I’ve still been bookmarking projects like crazy–and I love being able to share some of my favorite finds with you!  Dana from Made has an adorable […]

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Friday Favorites: How to Keep Your Summer Cool

1.  sweet raspberry lemonade  2.  lemon cups 3.  rosewater tutorial  4. play tent tutorial This week’s roundup is all about keeping cool during the rising summer heat. First off is a yummy raspberry lemonade recipe. Okay, I haven’t made it myself yet so I can’t testify to it’s yummy-ness, but I do love making fresh […]

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Intro to Bento

Kindergarten Bento #266, originally uploaded by Wendy Copley. I came across fellow crafty mama Wendy Copley’s blog, Wendolonia, via her Taggie Monster tutorial featured on Craft Gossip. I loved the tutorial so much that I started perusing the rest of her blog and came across the wonderful world of bento. I didn’t realize what bento […]

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