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Blog Gear Guide for Road Tripping with Twins

Gear Guide for Road Tripping with Twins

The best that can be said about Road Tripping with Two Year Old Twins is that You Are Road Tripping with 2 Year Old Twins. This is Road Tripping with Twins: Part 2 – I actually bought these things – Part One here. Here is my list of things I already owned or acquired that ACTUALLY made …

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Fort Birthday How to What is a Box Rivet, Anyway?

What is a Box Rivet, Anyway?

You’ve heard me talk about Mr. McGroovy’s Box Rivets now a couple times here and on Fort Birthday’s Instagram and Facebook. But what are they anyway? The secret to cardboard box for excellence. Mr. McGroovy’s sent me a box of Box Rivets to help keep Fort Birthday standing as long as possible, AND my instagram …

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Blog DIY a Toddler Rope Railing

DIY a Toddler Rope Railing

NO HELP, Momma! The twins are turning two and have entered the “I WANNA DO IT MYSELF. NO HELP, MOMMA.” stage, but they are still too short to reach the railing on the stairs. This caused more than a few battles until I DIY’d a quick and easy solution: lower the railing. I didn’t want …

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Blog Change a Light Fixture yourself. You can do it. Don’t live with that light you hate.

Change a Light Fixture yourself. You can do it. Don’t live with that light you hate.

You don’t have to live with a light you hate After 2 years of living in our new house I finally was fed up with the giant ugly chandelier that hung in the dining room. We dithered around making a decision on replacing it because we couldn’t agree on how we are going to use …

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Blog Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Getting work done during Nap Time Skip down to the second heading to get right to the HOW-TO Finding time to DIY when you have toddlers is tricky. My day gets divided up into four types of time. 1)before boys wake up – ugh, don’t even talk to me I’m not getting anything done except …

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Blog Vomit Happens

Vomit Happens

Fun Fact:Baby vomit rapidly dries on crib netting and flakes off into a fine dust that you find on your floor and makes you think you have termites until you smell it. Baby vomit happens. Kids get sick, they puke. It sucks and you move on when they feel better. But some babies are gaggers …

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Blog Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup

Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup

  This time of year many people and cultures eat beans for good luck. I make Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup to clean out my fridge after the holidays and to put up some hearty freezer food for easy dinners this winter. Here’s the thing: I don’t eat beans – doesn’t matter what kind – …

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