Monthly Archives: April 2009

A couple other things…

We found some material for the kitchen window! Because of the width and the look I was going for, I made a real valance instead of doing a mistreatment. I’ve been enjoying sewing lately, so it was actually fun to … Continue reading

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Christmas Bookcases

My beloved Bubba Eric and dear sis-in-love Beka gave us a generous gift of Christmas money when Beka and the Cousins visited in December. We decided to use it for materials to make bookcases for our Reading Nook. And at … Continue reading

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Bargains

Jonathan says that you know it’s gonna be good when the Lowe’s employees are swarming the discount display. Last night he picked up three of these (note the price tag!): And six of these (again, $1!): I’m not sure where … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

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Sunshine!

I am loving the sunshine today! If a task can be done outside, that’s where it’s happening. This morning I finished planting the corn, and got the last of Grace’s hem torn out (while sitting in the sun). Before the … Continue reading

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Grace’s Ruffle

Finished taking out the first hem on Grace’s skirt and gave her a ruffle today.

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Another benefit of blogging

I’m working on getting our logs finished of our hours of schooling this year. I’m pretty sure the four oldest have enough hours for the year, and Katie is pretty close, but I still have to go back and back … Continue reading

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Have you seen her?

Over the last couple of days, I’ve been seeing all these news headlines on my various feeds about some big surprise on a British talent tv show. I’m not into tv; I’m not into reality shows, tv talent shows, etc. … Continue reading

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A Fun Afternoon

This afternoon, we met up with Dad and Mom Smith and several families from our home school support group at nearby Shaw Nature Reserve. We’d been there once before, and thoroughly enjoyed our first taste of it this year, taking … Continue reading

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Need some plant identification practice?

Here’s some digital “specimens” from our trip to Shaw Nature Reserve today. Click on the slideshow to get to the Picasa album.

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