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Blog Fohr Freshman Class 2018 Needs a Mommy Blogger

Fohr Freshman Class 2018 Needs a Mommy Blogger

Not another Mommy Blogger – Why would I join a crowded market of similar voices? Because I NEEDED to. Pregnant with twins at 40 (Yes, they run in the family and No, I never imagined it) I messaged a friend with 20 yo twin boys and asked her how in the world I was going …

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Blog How to DIY a toy weed trimmer using recycled materials

How to DIY a toy weed trimmer using recycled materials

Reuse Reduce and Recycle My twins broke their tent during some over-enthusiastic play. I couldn’t bring myself to throw away the poplar tent poles and plastic connectors. Inspiration struck this week on how to give these items new life and keep them out of the landfill. My boys adore all things to do with lawn …

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Blog DIY Blackout Shades for sliding doors, quick and easy

DIY Blackout Shades for sliding doors, quick and easy

Early Sunrise Sucks Now that I can sleep in The days are going to keep getting longer for another month and my toddlers have no idea. I triple wrapped the window in their room with blackout shades when they came home from the hospital. I’ve got no room in my life for early-bird twin two …

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Blog What is a Box Rivet, Anyway? cardboard life

What is a Box Rivet, Anyway? cardboard life

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 Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

You don’t have to live with a light fixture 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 …

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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 You Gotta Start Somewhere

You Gotta Start Somewhere

One of my best friends and I have been kicking around the idea for a mom blog since early 2016 when our children were born. And, no surprise to anyone, we found ourselves too busy to make a personal project happen. It seemed impossible with twins to do anything other than try and survive to …

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