Ghetto Crafting With A RealMom

02/13

2013

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Ghetto Crafting Valentines

Oh, Valentine’s Day. The first holiday of the year that celebrates every child’s individuality by making sure they are all treated completely equally via mass distribution of valentines at school.¬†Pinterest makes you feel like you need to produce valentines that are not only poetic and colorful, but completely handmade. Store-bought valentines now come with tons of crap, presumably to…

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01/29

2013

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Hack Crafts for Ghetto Crafters

While I might be an ace at cooking wholesome meals and saving the planet with the kids, I am a GD zero at crafting. I’m a ghetto, wannabe crafter. Even before there was Pinterest to make my desire 10,000 times worse, I was desperate to be crafty in any way possible. Sewing, knitting, DIY furniture restoration, decoupage, whatever. But…

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07/04

2012

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Ghetto Crafting With a RealMom: Homemade Memory Game

I know I’m not alone when I say Pinterest makes me sick. I freaking love it, but holy crap, the widespread perfection that is featured on that site makes moms the world over feel like they totally suck for their slipshod crafts and well-intended-but-lame efforts at kid-friendly activities.

Well I saw screw that. I’m not letting Pinterest bring me down…

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