19Dec
2016
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Use Old Crayons To Make Candles

The weather is officially cold most places in the country and this means the kids are often stuck in the house. If you have children in your home, chances are you have an abundance of worn down crayons that don’t get used much anymore. Before throwing them out and buying new ones, consider using them […]

18Nov
2016
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Helpful Winter Play Clothing Tips for Children

This year the first day of winter begins on December 21st.  Winter is a great season for outdoor activities, such as sledding and skating. Cold weather, ice, and snow can be fun but also dangerous for children. Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures,  help you children stay warm in this winter’s […]

14Mar
2016
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Dieting For Children

It is difficult in the world we live in to watch as so many children are literally overburdening their bodies at such young ages by being overweight. These children simply cannot run, jump, and play with the other children because their bodies simply will not allow them to do so. For these children, dieting is […]

21Dec
2015
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Do Black Dolls Matter?

The Struggle Was Real!! Almost every Black mother has heard these words: “You don’t know what I had to go through to get that doll!” That’s what many mothers are telling their now grown daughters as they look over their wonderful caramel and chocolate hued skin tone baby dolls. Black dolls were so rare to many women of […]

15Oct
2015
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October Gardening Tips

One of the best parts of the fall is that it is the perfect time to get gardening done in your yard. The temperature in many areas of the county is perfect for growing new plants and grass. There is often a nice amount of rain to help vegetation grow. Another good thing is that […]

19Aug
2015
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Fitness Activities for Your Kids

There’s an emphasis on kids getting fit these days, and even though the summer will soon be coming to an end, it is never to late to start keeping your children active.  If you’re looking for ideas for fitness activities here are some suggestions. First, make sure your kids stretch and warm up before engaging in these […]

21Jun
2015
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Interesting Facts About Father’s Day

At Dumpling Designs we are very strong advocates of the family unit. A very important part of any family is the role that fathers play. This year we wanted to celebrate Father’s Day by giving some interesting facts about the holiday. In the United States this year we celebrate Father’s Day on June 21. The […]

14Mar
2015
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How Many Banks In America Are Black Owned

Did you know that 23 banks in the United States of America are owned by African Americans? Have you ever asked yourself who owns my bank? This may not be a question most people tend to ask themselves. In fact many people are unaware that there are actually 23 banks in the country owned by […]

13Feb
2015
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Zelda Wynn Valdes: African American Fashion Pioneer

On our last blog we focused on a black animator who helped inspired what we do today.  On this blog we want to talk about another African-American icon who helped shape our idea of creating clothes and entering the fashion world. If you have never heard of Zelda Wynn Valdes you will be surprised to […]

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