Waffle + Bacon + Egg = Awesome

Waffle Sandwich Inspiration | craftingconnections.net

Last fall on our epic family road trip, we asked both boys what they wanted to see or do while on holiday. My youngest replied in the most unexpected way, “I want to eat waffles.”

What he actually had in mind was those sort of awful continental breakfast waffle machine waffles. And after a disappointing first few days of travel with not a single hotel waffle maker in sight, we knew we couldn’t continue to let him down. Lucky for us, our final destination, Portland, OR didn’t disappoint.

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Summer Crafts for Kids

9 Summer Crafts for Kids Ages 2-6

It’s summertime where we live and boy, it’s been beautiful! After a seemingly never-ending winter that still hasn’t faded from memory, we’ve been enjoying lots of time outdoors before the real heat of the summer descends upon us. There have been popsicles and swimming, outdoor picnics and crafts – lots and lots of crafts! And… 

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Ingredients for Rainbow Popsicles | craftingconnections.net

Colorful Rainbow Popsicles

There are a few things that are natural partners. Things that are better together than alone. Peanut butter and chocolate. Bacon and eggs. Summer and popsicles. Well, you might not have heard that last one, but we think it fits. I mean seriously, isn’t a summer day better with a little bit melted popsicle dripping… 

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What Does “Authentic Art” Mean to You?

Recently we had an interesting discussion over on our Facebook Page about the idea of authentic art (you can read it here). It was specifically in response to an article we posted, but our thoughts on the topic ran deep, as they did with fellow readers, parents and creatives alike. I shared my perspective on… 

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Explore Sight by Crafting Connections

Inside Explore Sight

Have you wondered what’s inside our latest issue? Well, let’s satisfy your curiosity, shall we?

Crafting the Perfect Summer Road Trip | craftingconnections.net

Crafting the Perfect Summer Road Trip

It’s that long-awaited favorite time of year – Road Trip Season! And we like to usher it in, like we like to usher in most things, with a little creative making to prepare our families for epic adventures.

Make Your Own Decorated Paper Sun Hat

Fancy Decorated Paper Hat Project

You know that we are obsessed with creativity – creative living, creative making, if it’s creative chances are we’re talking about it! Well, another aspect of creativity we have been really enjoying over the past couple months is the chance to collaborate and work with fellow creatives that we admire. So you can understand how… 

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Nature Art Inspiration

With the weather warming, you are hopefully finding yourself outdoors a lot more. As we’ve talked about before, just because you’re outdoors doesn’t mean that you have to stop creating. Just as fall and winter lend themselves to cozy crafting, spring and summer lend themselves to a new, beautiful, and spontaneous type of creative making… 

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This is not a competition.

I want to talk to you today about something that, it appears, lots of people are confused about. I see it in the grocery store, at the playground, at schools and even friendly get-togethers. Apparently, there’s a bit of confusion over what, exactly, is a competition. So I’m here to break that down.

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