DIY Mickey Mouse Wreath

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This tutorial shows you how to cheaply make a Mickey Mouse wreath like the ones I saw on vacation at Walt Disney World.

A Hazzard County Birthday

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How do you celebrate a birthday for a little boy obsessed with The Dukes of Hazzard? Comic Salvage’s Sue Smith shows us how.

Dr. Seuss at Pottery Barn Kids

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I grew up in a French-speaking town so Dr. Seuss was just not part of my childhood like it is for many kids in the US. When I moved to California, I took a job as a mother’s helper while I attended college. One evening, their 5-year-old son asked if I could read to him a Dr. Seuss book. It was my first ever exposure

Pez Are Climbing My Walls!

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You know your favorite geeky character has hit the big time when they are immortalized in Pez dispenser form. The problem with Pez dispensers is, once the grainy candy has been consumed via the complicated dispersal system, you are left with a little plastic shell, most likely with beady little eyes staring at you and pleading, “Please, don’t throw me in a drawer!” My daughter has a nice collection of Pez dispensers.

The Ultimate Star Wars Party: Original Trilogy Only Please

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I love planning my kid’s birthday parties. It gives me an outlet for my creativity and I can be as crazy with paper, glue, and cardboard as I want. My daughter and I pick a theme several months in advance so we have plenty of time to make things together. It is great mother-daughter bonding time and we get to share our love of crafting.

Cue The Imperial March: The Death Star Pinata

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We have been busy at our house preparing for the galactic event that is our kid’s birthdays. Geekette will be turning 7 and little bro will be hitting the big one, all within 6 days of each other. How we did that I will never know, but my mom and her dad were born on the same day and my husband and his dad were