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An Idea…

The other night we had hot chocolate with dinner. Of course, that meant marshmallows too. The marshmallows we had were these little colorful car-shaped ones. They didn’t dissolve that well, and they almost seemed big enough to roast… And then … Continue reading

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Where did this Hair Come From?

I walked out of my bedroom yesterday to find THIS in the hallway. Now, we do have a lot of hair in the family. When we added the dog a few  years ago, I had to start sweeping/vacuuming twice as … Continue reading

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Measuring Up

Last night Rebecca found my tape measure. Of course, she proceeded to “measure” herself. She was doing a pretty good job of it too! She had the end of the tape measure all the way up to her head, and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Mom

I like to have my kids cook with me. We can get in lots of quality one-on-one time if they take turns cooking with me. I want to start the habit back up. This morning, while getting dinner in the … Continue reading

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Making Cookies and Spending Time Together

We are still easing back into routines and normalcy after Christmas around here. It was a laid back day, and our work was done when my oldest son got home from school. We did our normal thing: trumpet practice, then … Continue reading

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Sun Oven – Solar Cooker

I came across a sun oven today. I was buying a new set of cookie beaters for my bosch mixer since one of mine is broken, and somehow I noticed this thing: I am intrigued. I didn’t know “sun ovens” … Continue reading

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Christmas Rush for a 5-year-old (Explanations!)

We are in the middle of the “Christmas Rush”. We have been selling toys for about 10 years. It has been an especially busy year. My darling 5-year-old, who has been part of the action for her entire life, has … Continue reading

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A Normal Part of Our Day

During supper we had a mini melt-down, one child fell off her chair and hit the ground, and another spilled her drink. “Oops! I guess I don’t get anymore tea tonight, do I, Mom?” (Yep, she knows the drill. 🙂 … Continue reading

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