Monthly Archives: July 2011

143 Acts Part 2

I began my 143 Random Acts of Kindness this week and feel quite satisfied with my progress.  I have found out that when you begin the day thinking, “How can I help someone?” you automatically set yourself up for a … Continue reading

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Lego Minifigure Wall Storage

I am sure those of you with girls are saying “Yeah, another Lego post!” But even if you don’t share that same enthusiasm, this project may still be useful to you. Instead of Lego mini figures insert – barbie accessories, … Continue reading

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What Are They Really Like?

At the very minimum, I have read at least one piece of children’s literature everyday for the last nine years. Through those daily readings I have become quite familiar with some characters. I have visited museums with them, gone camping … Continue reading

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You Are My…

Look what I just bought for my breakfast nook wall! Go to The Williston Letter Company to find this print I also love these… I LOVE ETSY!

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Dress Like a Cow = Free Meal

Friday (tomorrow!) July 8th is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A If you and your loved ones dress like a cow your meals are FREE! (Chick-fil A has a downloadable cow costume on their website.) Partial costume = free entree   … Continue reading

Posted in activities, Alex, Andrew, animals, art work, budget, caroline, clothes, dress up, family, food, meal ideas, paper craft, parenting, star wars | 9 Comments

Pitching a Tent

Our house is where bed linens go to die. It is beyond ridiculous. Enter my closet and you will find an abundance of old comforters, worn sheets, mismatched pillowcases, and scratchy throws. We could probably open a homeless shelter in … Continue reading

Posted in activities, Alex, budget, camping, caroline, crafts, dress up, furniture, nap time, parenting, reading, sewing | 7 Comments

143 Acts

I am closing in on what was my due date. This pregnancy started with surprise, which led to excitement, which led to fear, which ended in grief. So now only sad memories are associated with this pregnancy and I would … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Family Time, & Fun

HAPPY 4th of JULY!

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HAPPY    CANADA    DAY! Thanks for the shirts Auntie D

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