Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies // Paleo

    A few months back I talked about the paleo diet and shared my recipe for these delicious bars, which we make all the time. But a lot of paleo desserts aren’t sweet enough, or taste too much like coconut. That is why I my heart skipped a beat when I took my first bite of these …

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  • Sunburst Paintings

    Today is our first day back to school. I am biting my nails. I don’t know whether to be sad or happy. Both, I guess. To kick off the school year I am sharing a simple “art meets math” project with quite beautiful results. Please click over to Small for Big for my Art Bar …

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  • Martha’s Vineyard {family holiday}

    This summer we explored the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard. Lying just 6 miles off the southern coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, The Vineyard was once inhabited by the Wompanoag tribe and is now known for it’s gorgeous beaches, laid back style, and occasional vacationing president. Here are photos of some of our favorite spots …

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  • A Pep Talk for My Friend

    I wasn’t going to post anything today. It’s August, the kids are home, and I want to spend my last few precious days doing summer-y things. But my friend is in need of a pep talk. She is making a big change and is having the normal second thoughts. This is for you, my friend! …

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  • Marbleized Paper Quilt

    Today’s Art Bar Monday post on Small for Big is a simple and very cool marbleizing project. We made this quilt in just an afternoon out in the yard. The marbleizing kit is inexpensive and the results are just about fail proof! Please click over to Mari’s blog for all of the details. Happy Monday! …

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  • Crayon Holder {pencils, too}

    Don’t these look so professional? Believe me when I tell you that they were really simple to make. I promise! As long as you can drill, you can make these crayon holders. Supplies: ~ Wood slices. I got mine from Etsy. They are maple slices, 2.75” in diameter and an inch thick. ~ Drill. I …

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  • Sisters + Love This {one}

    I’ve been thinking lately about all that interests me…and would you be interested, too? Whether books, articles, quotes, apps, blogs, artists, or places, I am constantly reading and looking for inspiration. I’ve decided to start a new series, Love This. Here are a few things that have caught my attention this month: Love This {one} …

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