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shoe rack in FamilyFun magazine

Hey look, FamilyFun magazine has a version of my shoe rack in their November 2008 magazine. I’m flattered they found the idea print worthy, thank you Family Fun.

This isn’t a magazine I’d normally pick up so I found myself pleasantly surprised by all the good ideas inside. Aut-yum Leaves:

Pumpkin Pie-sicles:

and Pop! Corn, a Thanksgiving version of a Christmas Cracker:

Also, this issue has the Toy of the Year Awards, which will come in very handy as Scott and I navigate our way through two birthdays and Christmas for a niece and nephew.

· comments [13] · 10-14-2008 · categories:mumbling ·

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  • 1 Stephanie // Oct 14, 2008 at 9:42 am

    I loved that idea! I ripped it out for when we do our entry way. Thank You! BTW, Family Fun is a great mag.

  • 2 Rachel // Oct 14, 2008 at 10:47 am

    That is way cool, congratulations!

  • 3 Alison // Oct 14, 2008 at 11:15 am

    What is inside the Aut-yum leaves?

  • 4 megan // Oct 14, 2008 at 11:21 am

    Alison – They have chocolate and peanut butter chips, but I think it would be far yummier with a cinnamon sugar mixture of some kind.

  • 5 mar // Oct 14, 2008 at 12:34 pm

    Family Fun is actually a great little magazine – they have very cute craft ideas, usually some good recipes, etc. My kids are almost getting too old for me to justify getting it (it’s cheap too – like $10/year!), but when I do decide to stop subscribing, I’ll definitely keep checking it out at our local library!

  • 6 Susan // Oct 14, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    I love that magazine! I still have a couple years of issues on my shelf.

    That could be really bad metaphor. :)

  • 7 Julie C // Oct 14, 2008 at 4:24 pm

    I always find at least one copy worthy idea from FF magazine. It’s also a quick fun read.

  • 8 Netta // Oct 14, 2008 at 8:50 pm

    Awesome! Family Fun is GREAT!
    (and I’m thinking about making those leaves. mmm

  • 9 Shea // Oct 15, 2008 at 4:19 am

    Family Fun is a fantastic magazine, especially for the crafty types, not just moms. I love it. They’ve got a talented staff with a good eye for crafts and decorating ideas.

  • 10 sarah // Oct 15, 2008 at 8:30 am

    I love Family Fun! And how cool that they have one of your ideas inside. I just got my new issue yesterday and can’t wait for a quiet moment to look through it. It really is a good magazine… I have let all my other subscriptions go by the wayside, but FF is one I cannot give up. Too many fun things to try!!

  • 11 jane // Oct 15, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    I can’t enlarge the photo so I can’t tell – did they give you credit?

  • 12 megan // Oct 15, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    jane – they did, it’s near the inside edge of the page, and they emailed me about it a while back.

  • 13 lsaspacey // Oct 18, 2008 at 2:30 pm

    I like it so much better knowing that you got credit!!

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