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My brain and my husbands brain

In the shower I was thinking about my roof. I know odd but the shower is where I do a lot of my brain storming. It’s actually where I came up with Annabella to name our daughter.
Anyways…
I decided that something with my brain tells me changing diapers isn’t bad while my husbands brain never thinks of it. Just like me working on the roof never crosses my mind but it does my husbands.
Not that it’s my duty to talk care of the kids and his to maintain the house it’s just how it works out.
Just an odd shower brainstorming that I wanted to share!
Thanks for reading!

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Mess maker

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Making a mess is always fun for my toddlers! My little hasn’t been feeling well and fell asleep on me which meant I couldn’t move until she was awake.

My son decided it was time to get out every toy in sight! 🙂 I didn’t protest as it kept him happy and busy.

Now let’s see how he likes helping clean up!

Newborn caterpillar photo prop

I’m so in love with this costume! I found it on etsy but asked my mom to make it for me instead!

She can now make things by looking at the picture which is totally awesome!

Our baby will only be a few days old once Halloween comes so thought this caterpillar costume would be perfect and cozy for her 🙂

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I can’t wait to see how hers turns out and to put our sweet baby girl in it!

Curtains

These are crocheted curtains using thread! Mom’s using them in her windows downstairs aka Dad’s Man Cave so you know they aren’t too girly!

This pattern must take awhile because she’s normally done in a flash! She’d been working on this for days, well putting it down and going back to it in between her many other projects. It was obviously worth the time though, I love the final look! It’s a fun, trendy pattern.

Try the pattern yourself follow the link…

http://www.bernat.com/search.php?key=Curtains&searchResults=&PATTERNS=Search

Spring to do list

My spring to do list!

Paint a bird house.
We bought a new home in October and need a new bird house!

Fly a kite.
My husband has never flown a kite. No seriously, never. I promise to change this the next nice day we get!

Paint filled egg art
I was looking for something like balloon art but easy for a 1 and 3 year old and came across this unique technique here

Make a spring memory book
I found the idea here

Grow geodes from egg shells
I found here

Spring photo checklist
check it out

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The best part is sharing it with these two.

Thanks for reading!
Taco bueno-Michael Curtin

Gifting is my favorite

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I try to be great at gifting.

To me someone’s reaction to a gift you spent time thinking about is the best.

I’m currently getting a baby shower basket ready for a friend who unexpectedly lost her husband a couple months ago. She’s about to have their first child.

I put together a basket I bought from michaels for her that includes…
A stuffed animal
Mints
Gum
Shampoo
Bed time bath
Nail polish (blue for boy)
Yogurt pretzels
Etsy monthly milestone cards
Month to month cards
Parenting magazine
Baby wipes
Free printed congrats card
Scented lotion and hand soap
Onesie cupcakes
Shutterfly custom photo baby book

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These are the cupcake onesies. It’s four onesies, two pairs of socks, a cupcake box, four cupcake liners, tape and a ribbon!
You just roll the onesies with a sock sticking out of the top to make them look like cupcakes! It’s super easy and totally adorable!

The shutterfly book is my favorite. I put it together of pictures of her husband and her with cute sayings throughout. I added spots for her to add photos too such as months 1-4, first vacation, first haircut, baptism etc. I know she will appreciate this and can’t wait to see her face!

Thanks for reading!

Taco bueno-Michael Curtin

Painting rocks

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Today we decided to paint rocks!

This might sound silly but it was fun and cheap!

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Kyler loves bringing a few rocks inside anyways so when I had him gather a few he was excited to help!

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We used easy washable painting sponge tubes… I forget what they’re called at the moment. They’re also scented so he ends up with a few dots in his nose because he can’t resist the smell! 🙂

This was a fun, mess free project that I could definitely see doing again if he wanted!

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