Author Archives: NaturallyFunDays : Marcela

World Unit : Ancient Rome

The kids, after our trip to Europe this summer, they decided we wanted to study Ancient Rome.  Last year they decided to study Ancient Greece, without knowing much about it, and we ended up having a whole lot of fun … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) I share here with you what happened in our kitchen this past week. “A weekly collection of photos from the center of my home.”       — Heather My best helpers in the kitchen. The pumpkin … Continue reading

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the salmon run

  As we have done for years, the visit to see the salmon run, is a must. But I don’t think we’ve ever gone seen the salmon in shorts and t-shirts.  This year has been warm.  A warm fall.  We … Continue reading

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Whittington Castle, Shropshire in England

One day our friends took us to see this castle, Whittington Castle, near Oswestry in north Shropshire. Whittington Castels is one of a chain of castles in the border with Wales, being the base of defense against them throughout the … Continue reading

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Hood River, Oregon

Just about an hour East of Portland, Hood River sits right along the Columbia River.  It is a beautiful town.  We have never stayed in Hood River, though we have passed through it, many, many dozens of times in the … Continue reading

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the meet

Yes, the meat of the meet.  (That has to be a saying or a joke, right?) Anyways.  The Swim Meet we went to a couple of weekends ago was the first one of the season, and a fun one. It … Continue reading

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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 2

  In our walk around town, I stopped at Bollands tea store.  Hard to decide what to bring. But a small bag of Chester Breakfast Tea and Bollands Afternoon Tea made their way to my suitcase.  Something for the morning and I … Continue reading

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