Author Archives: jjzach

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs

Saw these instructions for Frozen Dinosaur Eggs on Pinterest and my son had a blast making the eggs and then cracking them with his hammer.

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Dinosaur Egg Gift Bags

I came up with this easy dinosaur egg gift bag idea for my son’s birthday party.  Many months ago I saw this dinosaur egg idea, but the week of his birthday I realized that I didn’t have time to pull … Continue reading

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Joovy Twin Roo

Last winter we needed a twin frame stroller to use with our Chicco Keyfit 30 carseats.  We first tried a used double Baby Trend Universal Snap-N-Go stroller, but didn’t like that the car seats don’t snap in tightly.  We quickly … Continue reading

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Elsa the Elephant

I finally got around to making this flannel elephant from the Elsa the Elephant toy sewing pattern. I purchased the pattern many years ago, and was motivated to make it when friends named their daughter Elsa.

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Jet Age Glamour

Auto Universum, a blog about jet age motoring, has a post about Jet Age Design in the kitchen that features our favorite Frigidaire Flair.  During the jet age of design designers rethought the basic design of many appliances, adding chrome, … Continue reading

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Diaper Cake

A quick, easy and fun project for a new baby.  The diaper cake!

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Family Photos

I hung pictures in our hallway at toddler level so my son can recognize family that we don’t see very often.  He really enjoys pointing and naming all of our friends and relatives hanging in our hallway.  So simple, with … Continue reading

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Blue Doors in Paris

When we were in Paris a few years ago, a highlight for me was admiring all the beautiful blue doors. Here is a collage of some of my pics: Recently I bought a painting to remind me of these doors … Continue reading

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Preschool and Elementary iPad apps

Here are some iPad apps that I pinned on Pinterest, that I have used successfully in a school setting with Elementary school students. I also have found the Kraken AMS case (pictured right) for the iPad 2 to be awesome.  … Continue reading

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Morning Fog

A few photos that I took early this morning of the Arlington Reservoir.

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