19Dec
2018
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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
2018
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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
2018
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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
2017
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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
2017
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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 […]

14Mar
2017
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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 […]

22Dec
2016
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Jackie Ormes: The First African-American Female Cartoonist

One of the things we pride ourselves at Dumpling Designs is our positive imagery of African-American youth. We began our journey towards producing items with black cartoon characters by admiring the great work of those who came before us. In this blog we want to focus on Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman cartoonist. Despite her race […]

13Dec
2016
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Everything You Need To Know About Kwanzaa

Towards the end of December people of African descent will celebrate the holiday known as Kwanzaa, a weeklong celebration of African culture and values. The holiday is observed December 26th through January 1st and is celebrated in the United States and parts of the Western African Diaspora. African-Americans  celebrate the occasion by paying tribute to their roots […]

20Nov
2016
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Choose Backpacks For Kids When You Travel

As we all know that travel with children is never easy as you need extra attention and preparation as well as time to think about any unexpected situation that may occur during the trip. This in order for you to make sure that your trip will go smoothly as possible. No matter where you are […]

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