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Snow CAT + a Few Fresh Finds

Happy Friday!  Not sure if you’ve all heard, but we’re having quite the “snowpocalypse” here in Seattle and we’re making the most of it.  C’s two super-cool aunts got him this excavator for Christmas.  Along with a working shovel, it has wheels to move around – isn’t it amazing?  It was intended for our sandbox but has also turned out to be quite a hit in the snow.


The weather has a lot of the city on lock-down – including preschool, toddler group, and the like.  We’re enjoying it but I’m not getting much work done.  Oh well, I still managed to find a few interesting posts to share today:


I know it’s redundant, but the idea of this peace basket sounds so… peaceful – for me and my kids!


Problem: I love the snow but HATE the cold – it takes my feet forever to warm back up.


Solution: DIY wool insoles.


I am thinking of starting just started a new pinterest board: Totally Doable Dream Home Ideas.  Here’s my first pin.


How to date your family (yeah, you heard me).


Love the spirit of this – so sweet (and yummy too).


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The Mama January 21, 2012 at 2:05 am

We live in the PNW too! It’s been fun being cooped up :) I love the peace basket idea


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