Beyond Deweyville

Breeding, feeding, writing, reading, crafting, and photographing in Orange County, CA Where it has become a novelty to raise your own kids and mow your own grass (if you can afford some).

Plastic Sheets and Water Beads…are awesome August 17, 2011

Filed under: General — mothersandothers @ 6:55 pm

So there’s this blog that I’ve fallen madly, craftily, mom crushily in love with: Play at Home Mom
Here’s what we’ve happily copied in the last few days.
A Giant Plastic Bubble. Tip: do not attempt to puff it up with a leaf blower. Just don’t. Go get your fan.

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And today we discovered Water Beads!
You can find them at Walmart on the floral supply aisle. You know, with moss, vases, floral tape.

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You put them in water to soak for 4-6 hours. Plan accordingly.

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And then, voila! Squishy, pretty fun!

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And like all activities around here, it inevitably ended with a hose.

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xoxo,

Shal, who is loving that she can blog from her phone!!!

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Blogging from the road… August 13, 2011

Filed under: General — mothersandothers @ 9:26 pm

Oh my goodness, can I really update my blog from my phone?!?!

Well this really changes my blogging game.

Maybe it’ll actually put me back in the game.

I hope you’re having a delicious summer!

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