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Once in a Lifetime

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Hello (almost) Fall! Did you all catch the eclipse this week?  My cell phone photos didn't look like much, but someone was nice enough lend me eclipse glasses and THAT was a great view.  How remarkable that on a random Tuesday afternoon we all got to enjoy something that happens literally once in a lifetime.  It made me happy to see so many people stop whatever important things they were doing and make time to be a part of that magic.  In 6th grade our teachers took us out in a bus in the middle of the night to see Halley's Comet, another one-in-a-lifetime happening. It's...

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Playing with Food

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Some of you know that when I'm not designing, sewing, and doing all things Smockingbird, I also make a living as an artist.  And I am a bit of a foodie.  So I was delighted to run across Samantha Lee.  She makes the most amazing (and healthy) artistic food creations for her little ones.  I was seriously impressed.  What a great way to introduce new flavors and encourage clean plates!  For the less artistically inclined, she posts ideas/directions/ingredients on her Facebook page.  Not everybody is going to do this every day, but what a fun idea for here and there. ...

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