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The Maker Loves Bar Graphs

The Maker is in Love

With bar graphs. What could be more fun? Before Halloween, we had a family candy bowl, the contents of which I told him was mainly for his two brothers, who don’t trick or treat (house rule: no trick-or-treating after age 10). So the Maker carefully separated all the candy into equivalent piles for each brother […]

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Halloween Popcorn Balls

Halloween Popcorn Balls

We were the family on the block who laboriously made and distributed popcorn balls to trick-or-treaters at Halloween. During the years that we did it, nobody was talking about razor blades wickedly secreted in apples, and you never heard anyone brag about the house with factory-made candy: WE were the shizz. The only people who […]

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Boys with Mustaches

Men With Mustaches

Who doesn’t love a Wack-O-Wax mustache? It’s fun to say, even if you already ate your ‘stache: wack-o-wax, wack-o-wax, wack-o-wax. They are reputedly grape in flavor, but I’m gonna say… um, okay, we can call it “grape.” Sure. But more importantly, Wack-O-Wax’s Mr. Stache goes with every outfit for every occasion! And at 99 cents […]

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Seth in the fort Isaac slept in last night

Sleep Fort

Sunday night the Maker had a friend over to spend the night. The Ice decided to strike out on his own, and built this fort in his Dad’s office in order to have his own space. In the forground you can see a DVD player (he watched “Enchanted” and the husband and I listened to […]

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