ecoIn my ongoing Roald Dahl obsession of late, I made a couple of Twit’s Bird Pies for my daughter’s classroom. They had a bonus ingredient inside!

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I had to buy the pies (school rules!) but I made these by lifting the pie in the tin out of the outer plastic packaging. Then I used feathers, felt and pipe cleaners to make bird legs and wings.

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To add the full effect I went online and found images from the book, copied and pasted them and made a label to cover the one on the plastic packaging from the store.  I glued the label down to the plastic with a glue stick. They were a big hit with the kids and they were excited to find a second Roald Dahl surprise inside. In honor of Roald Dahl’s book James and the Giant Peach – they were peach pies!

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Scientists discover a new blue (see article HERE) and Crayola has jumped on the bandwagon and is inviting the public to name the new blue because the scientists chose YinMn (pronounced “yin-min”) and well it’s not so catchy!

Unleash the power of your creativity! Submit your Name Ideas for the new blue crayon and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Crayola Prize!  Enter HERE

 

I have a bit of a Roald Dahl obsession. I am on a mission to read every one of his books because they are just so magical to me. My plan for summer reading this year is to plow through all those I have not yet read. I am hunting down a few obscure books that I can’t find new.

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After recently reading his two book autobiography Boy and Going Solo – I am all in. I have a few other Roald Dahl ideas planned – stay tuned for that!

 

 

My husband, upon the request of our youngest, mixed up a batch of cocoa colored pancake mix and made emoji poo pancakes. These were the hit of the slumber party for sure! He used a squeeze body to draw the poo shaped pancakes and in a stroke of genius he used peanuts for the eyes!

 

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I finally decided to pull all my collections that were all over my house, in my office and in my studio and I built them into one delicious altar. I am so excited that this is now in my studio. By surrounding myself with things that matter deeply to me and remind me of important experiences is such a warm and delightful feeling. I love looking at this altar.

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