Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dad’s helpers

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ My husband had two eager little helpers this weekend. The girls were thrilled he let them up on the wood shed roof while he worked at shingling it (I was less pleased, … Continue reading

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A little winter sewing

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ I whipped up these pants for Lily on Friday evening after the girls went to bed. I was curious to see how they would turn out (all I did was use a pair of her pants as … Continue reading

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A family day at Old Sturbridge Village

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ “A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.” ~ Robert Heinlein On Thursday we visited Old Sturbridge Village. It was my first time out … Continue reading

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A long week ends

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ This was a tough week, this past week was. It started with Grace the couch acrobat managing to smash a strikingly deep gash in her forehead when she made an unplanned landing … Continue reading

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First snow day

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ On the morning of the 17th, we woke up to find the first snowfall of the season. There wasn’t too much, only a couple of inches, and it clearly wasn’t going … Continue reading

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First Grade planning

Joining Ginny at Small Things again in her weekly yarn along. ~~~ ~~~ I’ve been wrapping up the last bits of Lily’s new sweater (size 6-12 months). I love this pattern, and I love this yarn…its Malabrigo Merino worsted… So … Continue reading

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Where we are

~~~ ~~~ ~~~ Sometimes it’s so easy to get caught up in our plans for the future, in what is coming down the road and just around the bend, I forget that where we are right now, is…perfect. We don’t … Continue reading

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