DIY Giant Cookie

If Violet had it her way, she would live off of chocolate chip cookies. Naturally, for her birthday we had to make it a bit more special than just a plate of cookies (though, she would have been more than happy with that too).

And so I present: the giant cookie!

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Election Party 2016

Politics have been pretty important to me for quite sometime.  In high school, I was the first to raise my hand in volunteering to debate the issues.  Fast forward to college and I minored in Political Science.  I started off very much a staunch Republican and then steadily moved my way left as the Tea Party took control.  Now, with life experience under my belt, I consider myself more of a moderate.  Just as I don’t see life issues as black and white, I can’t readily color myself red or blue as I did previously.

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Marshall’s Fifth Birthday (Mario themed)

For Marshall’s fifth birthday, he requested a Mario Kart/ Super Mario theme.  I’m not a person that loves to incorporate a lot of TV or video game characters into our parties (or books…or clothes) but I figured we could make it fun and it’s his special day after all!

Just like last year, Marshall asked if he could invite classmates to his party.  I’ve met some local moms since last year and I knew his teacher, so Brad and I thought this may be a good year to actually allow him to invite kids from school.

The Super Marshall invitations. You pull the mushroom out of the mystery box to get all the fun party details.

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