Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Our Whole Family!” (don’t want to give Mark all the blog love tonight!)

Ellie has progressed to the “draw people with heads and legs” stage and today, inspired by some fun different shaped paper, she drew our whole family and then asked me to label them.  I especially love the little Mark and … Continue reading

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Proof that He’s Greek

Mark eats tzatziki straight, with gusto!  (And look at those fork skills!)

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Sleep Yoga

I guess this is comfortable – he sleeps this way a lot!

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First Bread

Ellie has been quite happily helping me make our sandwich bread (rather, form the loaves) for almost two years now.  We have our routine – I roll it out the first time and fold it up, she rolls it flat … Continue reading

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June Sewing: A Quilted Tote (for me!)

After doing a bunch of sewing for other people and for our home, I decided that I was finally just going to sew something fun that I got to keep (even though my “must sew” list just keeps growing out … Continue reading

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Eight to Celebrate Seven!

Today, Nik and I are remembering seven wonderful years of being married.  To help celebrate, here are eight pictures, one from each year, plus a bonus! 2007, on a sunset cruise in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands (during our honeymoon) … Continue reading

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Join Us Tomorrow and Learn How To Be “Bay-Wise”!

Tomorrow morning (Saturday, 6/21), Baltimore Master Gardeners will be Bay-Wise certifying our yard at 9:30 am. If you’re interested in learning about simple landscape practices that improve water quality and the health of our local waterways, you’re welcome to join … Continue reading

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Mold, Clarifying Definitions, Rage, Air Conditioners, and Craigslist

We searched Craiglist for 2-3 weeks to find an window air conditioner for our living room.  After a fairly creepy exchange with one seller (who kept asking for our home address so he could deliver it to us – ummm, … Continue reading

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Weeding in a Torrential Downpour (or what a mom does to get a little alone time)

Tuesday night, Mark and I were outside after dinner, having a lovely time.  I was weeding and he was happily digging with his beloved trowel.  Then, the rain started.  We were under a tree (tidying up a mulch ring) and … Continue reading

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May Sewing: The Give Away Prizes – “Put a Bird on It” and “The World’s Most Sophisticated Crayon Roll”

Back in March, I did a “In Celebration of 1000 Posts” give away and my friends Jennie and Kim won.  They both chose to receive something sewn by me.  So, in May (once the Easter sewing frenzy was done), I … Continue reading

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