Faerie Barista

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A blog about life as a single mom of two mischievous faeries, lifestyle photographer, budding graphic designer, and land bound mermaid.

What's your favorite family tradition?

Christmas Dinner

What's the most challenging thing about being both a blogger and a mom?

Finding TIME!

What's the most rewarding thing about being a mom?

Watching my kids grow and smile

What's your favorite food to make or eat on St. Patrick's Day? Do you have a tried and true Irish recipe? Please share a link to your recipe, with a photo.

Amanda Jillian B.

My grandma's Irish Soda Bread which is funny since she's German but it's the best. Must copy this recipe someday.
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Spring is almost here! What's an activity you love to do with your kids in the springtime? Please include a link to a picture if you have one!

Amanda Jillian B.

Going to the parks playing!
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Are your kids hooked on a toy, clothing item, or style trend that makes you crazy? If so, tell us why and share a picture!

Amanda Jillian B.

My kids have become nudists! You can't keep clothes on them!
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Quilts made from outgrown onesies, benches from cribs, spice jars from baby food containers... how have you re-purposed your old baby and kid items? Please share a photo if you have one.

Amanda Jillian B.

I came across a pin on how to turn a crib (without completely ruining it) in a play desk. I changed it a little bit and used mine for a daybed. Kind of like those fancy convertible cribs but less expensive.
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What are your favorite kid-friendly picnic eats? Please share a link to your recipe and picture if you have one.

Amanda Jillian B.

Fruit! My kids love strawberries, apples, grapes, melon. I usually stop and get a fruit bowl on our way to the park.
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For car and plane trips, what are some small toys, games, or other fun tiny surprises to bring along or pack in your child's backpack? Please mention the age range for the item and include a link to a picture if you have one.

Amanda Jillian B.

Pens and paper, dry eraser crayons travel kit, dolls, juice, goldfish crackers. These are what I pack for my 4 and 2 year old when we are going to be in the car for a while.
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Do your kids have a favorite non-violent video game that you'd recommend to other parents? Please share a link to the product an tell us why you AND your kids love it.

Amanda Jillian B.

The temple run games are a favorite. And where's the water.
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