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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Going Purple and Tie Dye


Purple has been my favorite color ever since I fell for Donny Osmond and his purple socks.


But, alas, my blog background is now purple for a sadder reason: to remember Maddie. The purple is for the March of Dimes, and if you want to feel some of the the love, take a look at the amount of donations raised so far in Maddie's memory.

And, while you're looking, make a donation yourself.

I've struggled this week to write a post after my last one---it seems heartless to write a post about some mundane little thing.

To get me started, though, I'll leave you with something for Easter: our eggs.


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Cool, eh? We made them using this kit, but you can also DIY with these instructions. Just make sure you get the OK on your selections with the tie-wearing member of your household.

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And have a safe and happy Easter.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Shannon said...

O.k. yeah, those are pretty impressive. Definitely beats our vinegar/water combination.

12:21 PM  
Anonymous Obi-Mom Kenobi said...

Those are beautiful. I just love pretty eggs.

2:24 PM  
Blogger Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Beautiful eggs...

There will definitely be thousands of prayers for Maddie's family this Easter...

2:46 PM  
Blogger Moments Of Mom said...

Wow. Nicely done!

8:10 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

We are not even going to discuss how my eggs turned out. You eggs are pretty.

7:44 AM  
Blogger mothergoosemouse said...

Man, now I'm more peeved than before that I didn't order that kit in time for Easter. Next year, for sure!

2:17 PM  
Anonymous Sarah @ BecomingSarah.com said...

I know what you mean. I didn't know Maddie, but reading around the blogosphere has really made it difficult for me to think of anything else. My heart is so torn for her family.

Your eggs are lovely, by the way (as are the cupcakes in the more recent post - the frosting makes me drool lol). I can't wait to give this sort of thing a try next year!

4:46 PM  

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