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Celery Printing

29 May

Who knew kids could love celery so much?

For some cool reason if you cut the bottom off celery it looks like a beautiful flower.

We dipped the celery in paint and stamped out the design on some paper.

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I love how creative the kids got with the design.  They even used the top of the celery stalk to make different designs.

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Summer is the season where we paint a lot, since it is easy clean up.

 

A Reader’s Gymnastics Bar

7 Jan

The gymnastics bar posts are by FAR the most googled and looked at posts we have on this blog.  Quite interesting.  I love that families out there are not settling to spend $500 on a store gymnastics bar but are instead building them.    Way to go!

One such industrious family sent a picture of this gymnastics bar they built for their daughter.  They gave it to her as a Christmas present and as you can guess, it was a huge success.  Look at the gorgeous paint job!  Can you imagine the look on her face as she sees this masterpiece on Christmas morning?

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I am so happy that this friendly reader took the time to send this picture, it sure made my day. Thanks!

Round Three

21 Dec

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It is true, we are happy to announce that the third Bangs child is on his/her way!

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Baby Bangs will be arriving sometime late April or early May!  Aleah’s due date was July 2nd, she was born on June 25th and Sophi’s due date was April 1st (April Fools Day) and she was born on March 28th.  My due date this time around is May 10th so I am assuming beginning of May some time but you never can figure these things out =)

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Aleah and Sophi are ecstatic with excitement.  Aleah has been praying and asking for a baby sister or brother for about a year now.  When we told her she was going to be a big sister again, I thought she was going to smile her face right off.  She is going to be a HUGE help when the baby arrives.  She has even been sleeping with a little rattle under her pillow so she will be ready to give it to the baby and it won’t get lost.

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Sophi will be a big sister and perhaps be graduated from her baby monster role into something a bit different.

Can’t wait to meet the next little Bangs to grace our life.  I already love this little kid so much and we are happy to share this news with all of you!

Sheet Coloring Craft

11 Oct

I love doing crafts with Aleah when it is just the two of us hanging out.  I think I saw this idea on pintrest and was excited to give it a try.

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We filled up two squirt bottles with water and food coloring and started squirting away.  We used, purple, green, pink, yellow, red and blue.

Doesn’t she look like a little artist?

Isn’t that more fun than a boring white sheet?