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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

I’m playing along with Heather from Beauty That Moves sharing photos of our kitchen this week. “A weekly collection of photos from the center of my home.” This is my chai.  Morning or afternoon. Mostly when it’s cold. It’s based mostly on Heather’s … Continue reading

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last week…

Yes, last week was filled with doing, making, excitement, playing, and lots of catching up. Last week: … I was sadden with yet another tragedy in Chile.  A second time around for Michelle Bachelet in presidency, and she continues having to … Continue reading

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a new hike in the city : Lower Macleay Park

We wanted to take a new hike the other day.  We didn’t want to drive too far.  We just wanted to get out.  It was a rainy day, you know… it’s Portland!  You just need to get good shoes and … Continue reading

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spring cleaning

Every spring, the first few sunny days, brings me the energy for cleaning and de-cluttering, and fixing and getting rid of what we don’t use or need anymore. By then, we’ve been inside for many months, cleaning and using every … Continue reading

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geometry 2 : 3D shapes

  Another bag we got from the library was the 3D geometric shapes. It came with this set of clear plastic geometric shapes, and you can add colored pictures to resemble daily items. We made these containers be whatever we wanted … Continue reading

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snowing apples + blog anniversary

Well you probably know, that it can’t actually snow apples.  I know.  But it is snowing apple blossoms, though!  Though both of our bee hives disappeared during the winter (we are very sad about that) it seems as though the apple … Continue reading

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a kids’ swap

Last February I participated in my first blogger’s swap.  I had so much fun and I wrote about it a couple times already.  I am still enjoying my presents as they decorate our tables around the house. After looking around blogland … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

I’m playing along with Heather from Beauty That Moves sharing photos of our kitchen this week. “A weekly collection of photos from the center of my home.” My not so fancy recipe book where the keepers and tested (and scored by my family!) are saved. … Continue reading

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readying the garden

It has been mostly Siena and Mark who have gotten the garden ready, with help from some of us at times. Getting the hose rolled up (should we have done this before winter?), setting up the green house, getting the … Continue reading

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the panda hat

Last winter, Siena asked me to knit her a panda hat.  Well, I guess it was two winters ago.  So during a trip to the snow with friends last year, I took my knitting project.  By the time we arrived at … Continue reading

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