Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ellie’s Puzzle Skillz (for Auntie Julie)

Auntie Julie gave Ellie some really cool wooden puzzles for her birthday last fall.  Recently, Ellie has started putting them together almost entirely independently.  The puzzles are great for puzzle learners because once you set aside the two inside pieces … Continue reading

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Early Morning Baby-Wearing Fun

We believe everyone (human or not) deserves to be worn while still a baby! 🙂

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First Peach!

Finally, finally, finally, we’re starting to accomplish our goal of having edible landscaping around our house.  We’ve been talking about doing this for years and this summer, finally managed to plant some fruit trees.  So we now have three blueberry … Continue reading

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Post-Vacation Jet-Lag Sleeping-In Coma

  Taken at 9:30 in the morning (last Thursday)!  Unheard of!  Sadly, we’re now back to our 5:30-6:00 am wake-ups.  I suppose it couldn’t last forever.

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We’re Home! (with the best souvenirs ever)

We are home and finally feeling recovered from our big trip to Montana!  My whole family converged on my dad’s family’s place in southwest Montana for two weeks of fun.  We had a great time, driving through the West and … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along, Part 8: Assembling the Pages of the Book

This is Part Eight of my Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along.  For an introduction to this tutorial, the finished book and links to all the other parts of this tutorial, see this post. These instructions are to finish the book so that … Continue reading

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First Bath! (It’s About Time!)

I have lots of pictures to post, particularly related to Mark, that I’ve gotten behind on.  So you’ll be seeing some older pictures over the next few weeks. I promise, Mark didn’t get his first bath at 5.5 months! Mark’s … Continue reading

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