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Month: May 2013

first and last

first and last

What a year! Can’t believe school is ending. This is my last morning of silence… I have overall been really happy with my decision to send her to preschool. I think it’s been a great year, and it was fun to do the school thing for a change. :-) I think she liked it, too. I wish we could have gotten her into the 3 year old class, but the 2 1/2 wasn’t bad. (The 3 year old class was…

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spray paint and a project from my YHL book

spray paint and a project from my YHL book

Today I did something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time… It involved spray paint and a project from my Young House Love (YHL) book! I gave our old brass chandelier an update. It seems that I don’t have a “before” picture, boo. Well here is the closest I have: One of the glass globes broke a while ago, so we took them all off. First I collected my spray paint. I used stuff that I already had…

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I started a new blog…

I started a new blog…

I know, I know, I have so many blogs! But recently I started a new one called “Tents and Trails“. It’s about tent camping with children. I’m hoping to keep it regularly updated, but it might be somewhat stagnant during the winter months. Hop on over and check out my most recent blog post, 12 Great Camping-Themed Books for Kids. Also, I am hoping to incorporate guest posts on that blog, so if you’re interested please let me know.

gym and swim, part 2

gym and swim, part 2

Yesterday was our third gym & swim lesson. It’s gotten less chaotic since the first day, but not quite what I was envisioning. The gymnastics portion had 9 kids last week, and only 7 today. I feel like 7 is a much better number! I don’t see how you could expect an instructor to handle more than that. Savannah really seems to enjoy the gymnastics portion. The swimming however – not so much. Last week, she abruptly started crying about…

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