Category Archives: family

It’s Arrived

Summer, that is.  I finally feel that it is summer.  We’ve settled back in to daily life after vacation.  DH went back to work yesterday, I took the kids to the library, we all spent hours reading yesterday (I know, … Continue reading

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Enough Vacation Already

I’ve decided that two weeks is just too much vacation for me.  I was ready to come home around day eight.  Maybe it’s because I’m older and appreciate home more.  For whatever reason, I don’t want to be away from … Continue reading

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I’m so excited!  I just received my video course on sewing.  I’ve been sewing for more than ten years now, but am mostly self taught and this course looks as if it has a lot of techniques I can benefit … Continue reading

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The Lost Practice of Fixing Things

Yesterday I was sewing new elastic into a pair of pajama shorts I’d made about ten years ago.  Many people, DH included, would propose just getting new pajamas.  Other than the elastic, they’re still in good shape.  The material had … Continue reading

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What Will You do With All That Time?

I’m being asked this question frequently right now as my home school child just graduated.  It’s a natural bit of conversation, but my contrary nature is tired of it.  It feels as if what’s being asked is, “Now that the … Continue reading

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Feeling Glad

My oldest is working in a department store for the summer and it’s been an eye opener for her.  We took advantage of 50 cent Frosties last night and while enjoying them, our eldest was talking about her job experiences.  … Continue reading

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Every Day Life

The end of the school year brings a lot of stuff with it.  This year was the second in a row with an open house.  DS is more than ready for the end of the year but has three more … Continue reading

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