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« Reply #360 on: March 06, 2013 08:10:09 AM »

kids books.  ugh. too many to narrow it down.

robert munch anything. especially paper bag princess and Jonathan cleaned up then he heard a sound.
 dr suess, he chewed all the sandra boytons really well as a toddelr, but it feels so long ago. 
  hes been reading at a high school level for a couple years already and we kinda bypassed a huge chunk of early novels. we all love neil gaimans kids stuff.

the bot is an avid reader (yay) so over the years we have hit on everything there is. right now he is reading the final lord of the rings, and i am reading the outsiders to him, his father is reading watership down to him. all the classics from our childhood we are throwing at him and we read the ones we reallllly want him to get. ( or classics we want to read)

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« Reply #361 on: March 06, 2013 09:38:08 AM »

My 12 year old daughter isn't much of a reader Sad  she will read stuff that isn't too involved like Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Ripley's Believe it or Not books.  My 8 year old son loves to read especially non-fiction stuff about animals, space, the Human body etc.  We also enjoy Skippy Jon Jones, Bad Kitty, Aliens in Underpants, etc..

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« Reply #362 on: March 06, 2013 09:43:57 AM »

Mustaches--don't like em on men, the whole crafting thing with them is cute, but I already have a mustache cowl so I'm probably good. There's a cool manly line of fabric out (or coming out) that looks pretty fun that has some mustache prints.

Kid's books--I have nephs and we love to read Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss. I want to introduce them to Roald Dahl next.

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« Reply #363 on: March 06, 2013 11:25:37 AM »

My older son loves to read. The inserts that come inside video games...he just tears that box right open and reads them cover to cover. He just started "All Quiet On The Western Frong" so I guess we will both be taking part in WWII in the next week. Tongue

My little one has never really had me read the same book twice on purpose. We buy new ones on the kindle all of the time. He just loves newness.



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« Reply #364 on: March 06, 2013 12:11:03 PM »

okay, as for the mustache question, i like 'em! maybe not so much in a decorative sense, but the actual thing on men? yes please! just as long as they don't look like the creepy, porn-stache, kind, haha! i like facial hair in general. definitely perfer the scruffier look rather than clean shaven. my husband has a mustache and goatee and my daddy-o has always had a mustache my whole life. once in a great while, when i was younger, he'd shave it off and my mom would call him a butt-face, haha!

okay, the book question. my son is 2 years old and will listen to just about anything i read to him =) the ones i absolutely  love though and these board books by sandra boynton! they are just so cute and they rhyme and my boy loves 'em. we have about 5 different ones and read each one about 5 times a day, haha!

now onto crafting! i have 3 small parts to add to my large and it's done. i was hoping to get it done yesterday, but i wasn't feeling to well. much better today and i'm ready to start working on it again!

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« Reply #365 on: March 06, 2013 02:34:13 PM »

Oooh books!!!  (I collect children's books. We have well over 1000!)

We love Sandra Boyton, Robert Munsch & Roald Dahl. I'm a sucker for a good story and pictures. We have so many favorites... I Love You Stinky Face, Goodnight Gorilla are a couple of my 2 year old's favorites. My 5 year old loves the pigeon books (Mo Willems) and the David books (David Shannon). My 6 year old loves Junie B books and Fly Guy books. The baby likes to chew on soft, fabric books. I love them all!

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« Reply #366 on: March 06, 2013 03:45:14 PM »

No childrens books here, my son will be 33 in April, no fiance or grandkids yet!!!!!!!!  first it was college, no time.....  he said...... next a fantastic job........His next quote was he wanted to travel and buy stuff.....Well he bought a condo 2 years ago has traveled to numerous places is heading to Costa Rica for 7 days this Saturday...... and still  not married.... maybe I should craft a daughter in law or put one on my pinterest!!!!!!!!

I managed to nab a few more supplies yesterday, I went looking for some __________related things and scored at Hobby Lobby!  Michaels had nothing.   Super excited about what I have planned!

« Reply #367 on: March 06, 2013 05:00:08 PM »

***hugs Quaggy****

If it helps I didnt meet my husband until we were 32 and now at 35 we have kids. Both of us never saw that coming. Smiley

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« Reply #368 on: March 06, 2013 05:08:16 PM »

Managed to get in my supply run yesterday and finally got going on this large. It still feels a bit daunting, but I'm still thinking the final product will be worth it. Cheesy I'm pretty settled on what all I'm making and even have ideas for a couple extras, but we'll see what time I have.
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« Reply #369 on: March 06, 2013 05:21:24 PM »

Favorite children's book for my son is:  I Love You Forever by Robert Munsch.  For my girls, we have many books in the same "I will love you forever" vein, but by different authors.  Right now, DS is in college, so he's reading textbooks  Roll Eyes,  DD age 10 loves horse books, Junie B. Jones books, and the 'Magic Treehouse' series, DD age 8 dislikes reading but when I make her do it  Wink she likes to read about fairies, princesses, and Barbie.  Smiley

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