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October 1, 2014

The Season of Cozy: Fan Favorite Recipes


October 1, 2014

Inspired by Indigo

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Now that the weather is cooling down a bit, we are inspired to decorate with moody indigo tones. This rich hue can be pretty much paired with a variety of colors, from warm fall tones, to cool winter palettes. Right now I’m especially loving it alongside shiny copper and gold. Today we’ve pulled together some of our favorite inspiration, products, and DIYs for bringing indigo into your home and style.

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September 30, 2014

Geography for Geniuses: Make a Game of Learning About the States [Free Printable]

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Geography printableI rolled through childhood in the car begging my mom to play my Whitney Houston cassette on repeat, battling my brother for the front seat, and generally laughing like crazy with my amazing family. Meanwhile, my husband was in New Mexico spending quality time with his parents and siblings, using precious car and home time to, wait for it, learn.

Geography printableThe man can name the capital of every state. I will not lie, it’s an attractive quality in a husband. So while I am not willing to completely abandon my heritage of belly laughs and pop music, I am out to make learning every day, outside of school, the norm. And if I happen to learn the capital of every state along with my kids, it’s an added bonus of brilliance.

This week we created this fact sheet featuring the name of each state in the US, along with the state capital, state flower, and state bird. Click on the image below for a printable full-size version. Clare is especially excited and suggested that we keep our sheet in the car to practice every day. Of course she is brainstorming how this can become a contest because that’s what we competitive oldest children do. For now, one person is in charge of the chart and quizzes the rest of us.

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