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DIY Letters for Wall Art

I had pinned a cool image of super hero wall letters on Pinterest that gave me an awesome idea for my son's wall letters - it involved modge podge and paper. This was about a year ago (at least!) but I hadn't found the perfect paper yet. Earlier this year at the Kidstuff Consignment Sale I stumbled across a book with fantastic pop art on all the pages. I immediately fell in love with the art work and knew it would be perfect for our letters. Better yet - it was half price day so the whole book was only $.50 - WOHOO! I grabbed it up like it was a gold bar and tucked it away while I kept shopping.

Well that book had been on the bookshelf since spring (shame on me - I know!) but such is life. Over the weekend I decided to give it a go. I revisited Pinterest for a recipe for DIY modge podge and set out to remake some letters.

I traced each letter on to the back of each page. Then set out with the fat sharpies to color the edges of each letter in a coordinating color. I could have …

New Transformer Rescue Bots

Just about a month ago there were two new Transformer Rescue Bot toys released and I really thought this would it for the Christmas season. The Mobile Head Quarters is pretty awesome in and of itself but add to that the Bots & Robbers Police Headquarters and those are two great additions to the Heroes Prime Fire Station.

NOW I see that there are two additional heroes to add to your collection! Playskool has introduced Hoist the Tow-Bot and Medix the Doc-Bot each retailing for $12.99. To say my son is excited would be an understatement. When he saw the images of two new heroes on my phone he ran straight to our room and jumped on top of his daddy and demanded he wake up now and look at the new Rescue Bots. Not sure my husband had planned to be a trampoline that morning but he was a good sport about it. Of course my rescue hero wants his additions right now...but mommy was to quick to let him know that we would need to add those to our Christmas wish list. This kid wares me down wit…