Category Archives: friends

The sling shots

Two Christmases ago, the kids received a sling shot each, made especially for them by our friend.  She remembered how she made them when she was growing up, and told us the stories of how her and her brothers made them, and … Continue reading

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Easter and spring

We had a fun Easter, the beginning of spring, for sure.   We gathered with friends, and it was so much fun. The foods reminded me that spring, is indeed here, and soon enough, we’ll be able to get more … Continue reading

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A winter walk and some reminders

I’ve said it before, and I say it almost every day, I love where we live. And I love the rain too.  It makes where we live, the beautiful place it is.  I am glad I took my camera. We … Continue reading

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playdate turned napkins

So we had our friend visiting one afternoon.  We had instructions of laying low, so he came with fabric and patches, and instructions to make napkins.  Love it! But he’d never used a sewing machine before.  So a little instruction … Continue reading

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last few weeks…

The days are going by so quickly.  It seems to happened to me this time of the year.  Maybe it’s the getting ready and all the making that is happening in our home.  There’s crafting, math, reading, Norse Mythology and … Continue reading

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pumpkin patch

On a beautiful sunny, fall day we headed to Sauvies Island with some friends.  It was a no-school day, and we like those, so we can hang out with our friends that go to school. Duck racing… who would have … Continue reading

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Last weekend we celebrated Lucas turning 10.  It is earlier than his actual birthday but we decided this year not to mix it in with Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday celebrations. Also, we thought being earlier, we’d have a … Continue reading

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