June 18, 2012

Polkadot Polkadot Afro Circus~
A Little Birdie Told Me... No. 76


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 76!
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We met up with about 25 other rainbow wig-wearing friends this evening to see Madagascar 3 at our hometown movie house.  In keeping with the "Afro Circus" theme of the movie, I give you this week's features...


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Afro Circus

Afro Circus

Afro Circus
Good For You Cookie Dough Dip from Back for Seconds

Interchangeable Polka Dot Wreath from The Crafty Scientist

Mixed Metal Jump Ring Bracelet by Rena Klingenberg
Mixed Metal Wrap Bracelet Tutorial from Rena Klingenberg Jewelry Making Journal

Afro Circus
Sweet & Salty Trail Mix from Inside BruCrew Life


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  1. The kids looked cute in the wigs...guess my kids have my same spirit of being difficult that I do...they did enjoy the movie though! Great idea! Cute features too!

  2. Hi Jenn
    Such cute photos! I love these features

    Thanks for hosting another party :)

  3. Oh my goodness, the wig pictures are way too fun!!! I need to take my kids to see that movie:-) Thank you so much for showing off my "afro circus" trail mix! I always appreciate how much time you put into your party! Thank you so much for hosting!!!

  4. Jenn, looks like fun... thanks for hosting!

  5. Thanks ao much for including my healthy cookie dough in your fun party! Love the afro pictures!!

  6. Hi Jenn, You must be the funnest Mom ever! Love the wigs and the treat. We haven't seen the movie yet but I'm sure we will! xoxoxo

  7. What fun your wigs pictures are!! Looks like y'all had a fabulous time, I love the features too. :) We're off to see Madagascar this week, very excited. (Although to be honest my daughter is more excited about Brave next week.) :) Thanks for hosting and have a super week!! xoxo

  8. Jenn, you think of the craziest things! Every time I visit you always put a smile on my face. Thanks you!

    I'm sharing 5 Effective Ways To Stay on The Whole Food Path, and a delicious Asian Purple Cabbage Salad w/ Creamy Cilantro Vinaigrette, and How To Make Irresistible Coconut Oil Chocolates!


    Have a great day!

  9. Lol, love the afro circus...they are so cute :)

  10. Looks like you all had lots of fun at Madagascar 3! The features all look wonderful - that Sweet and Salty Trail Mix looks absolutely addictive! This week I have shared my Cinnamon Dolce Latte Marble Cake. Thank you so much for hosting :-)

  11. guess who had a rainbow wig she bought at a fair in the mid 70's and wore it for the next 25 years--and not just for dress up....
    so...i am ecstatic to see a whole group of way cool people celebrating the rainbow. very darling idea for the new movie...you-all have just too much fun. i can't wait until your kids are reminiscing on their own blogs about their childhood...there will me many an envious readers!
    thanks for hosting this great link up!


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