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The Lunchbox Season’s Family New Year’s Eve : The Hitchcock Edition

If you knew how much I loved Hitchcock films…and, in particular, the way that Hitchcock treats both FOOD and ARTWORK in those films, you’d know how easy it was to say YES to Bea’s suggestion that we have a Hitchcock-themed New Year’s Eve Party this year. This summer, the kids got hooked on Rear Window and The […]

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Year of the Horse: Graffiti Resolutions [Free Printable]

Who makes New Year’s Resolutions on January 1st? Why not wait and make them “Graffiti-style” on Chinese New Year?  The Year of the Horse begins on January 31st. To get ready for the big day, we’ll be making these “Graffiti Resolution” Sheets. Want to try? All you need to do is print out the image or […]

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Lord Peter Wimsey’s Case-Crackin’ New Year’s Eve Party

As always, our New Year’s Eve plans come along last minute.  Last year’s family Sherlock Holmes Party was such a success, that we decided to continue the tradition of having a mystery movie night this year by introducing the kids to the fabulous story-telling of Dorothy L. Sayers.  Tonight, we’ll be dusting off the DIY Detective […]

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Sunday Suppers: A Chinese New Year Feast

January 21, 2012 Pork Potstickers : General Tso’s Chicken : Kung Pao Shrimp   WELCOME BACK! We’ve been on a bit of a hiatus since our Advent Shadowbox 2011 extravaganza. We thought it was about time to let you in on our Family New Year’s Resolution for 2012:  Build More Family Traditions & Strengthen The Ones Already In Place This January, we […]

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Last Minute New Year’s Eve: Sherlock Holmes Party & DIY Detective Kits

The Best Laid Plans : Screening Lists : Food & Drink : DIY Detective Kits : Fingerprint Chart __________________ The Best Laid Plans “Excellent!” I cried. “Elementary,” said he. – “The Adventure of the Crooked Man,” Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes I didn’t think I would be writing another Lunchbox Season post until 2012. The Advent Shadowbox has been set aside […]

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