Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hallelujah! He is Risen!

Happy Easter! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Mark

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KIOS: Grooming, Part 2: In Praise of Infrequent Showering

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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Double Rock, Double Time

We’ve made it to Double Rock the past two weeks in a row!  Ellie really looks forward to going to throw rocks now so I think it’s turning into a family tradition.  Two weeks ago, some friends joined us, which … Continue reading

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Spring is Here!

Nik and Ellie celebrated by building a snowman! This was Ellie’s first time really playing in snow because last winter was a total bust.  (Technically, this winter was pretty much a bust too because we got our first real snow … Continue reading

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KIOS: Grooming, Part 1: The Spots That Scared Me Into Change

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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Laughing With Mama

Just kidding, just kidding.  Mark really isn’t laughing yet (just like Ellie wasn’t really laughing yet either).  I just wanted to see if anyone was paying attention. He is, however, really smiling! He’s also drooling up a storm (but doesn’t … Continue reading

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How To Make and Use Cloth Wipes (and why you might want to)

Several weeks ago, I started seeing a particular post of mine coming up in my page views.  It’s just a random sewing post from about 18 months ago so I was a little mystified as to why it was so … Continue reading

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