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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 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 Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Born at 32 weeks, my twins were slow to crawl. Kenneth crawled first by several months and so I made him a simple Amazon Prime Box fort to crawl into and dubbed it Fort Kenneth. . My twins LOVE boxes As their first birthday approached I wracked my brain for a fun theme. Neither boy …

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