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Handknit Socks

Handknit Socks

Finally finished knitting this pair of socks for my husband exactly one year after I started them. I learned a few lessons along the way: My husband has giant man-feet. Socks take a really long time to knit. No matter how much fun/easy it is to...

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Olivia the Owl

Olivia the Owl

I’ve never been good with a sewing machine. In fact, I never even owned a sewing machine until my MIL provided me with her old one. I had several failed attempts at getting it to work before a pro sewer/quilter came by and helped me...

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RECENT FROM Photography

26 of 31: School

26 of 31: School

Our mid-morning school room

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10 of 31: Avocados

10 of 31: Avocados

I started these little guys from the seeds of avocados that I sometimes eat for lunch. I’ve never had a great ability to get them to grow, but turns out that the best way is to scrape the bottom of the seed with your fingernail until the brown is gone....

posted on: Aug 10, 2010 | permalink

Attack of the Olive

This is the first time I gave the girls a lick of a green olive. Lucy was really hilarious. She’d get a taste of it then jump back in surprise. But of course, it IS food… so she tried again. And again! I love the look of surprise on her face when...

posted on: Aug 9, 2010 | permalink

9 of 31: Super Saver

9 of 31: Super Saver

So today I finally became a super saver. I found a coupon for $1 off of a pack of post-it notes. Our local Wal-mart had the packs on sale for $1. So with a coupon these come out FREE! There was no limit to how many I could purchase, but I decided to save...

posted on: Aug 9, 2010 | permalink

8 of 31: Found

8 of 31: Found

I spent a wonderful afternoon with my friend, Brianne, and her 3 great (adorable) children. The very next day, while looking for a pen in my purse I found this little Pirate stowaway looking for adventure in my big ol’...

posted on: Aug 8, 2010 | permalink

6 of 31: A Little Knitting

6 of 31: A Little Knitting

The crown of a hat in the works.

posted on: Aug 6, 2010 | permalink

5 of 31: Straighten

5 of 31: Straighten

Amazing plastic trays that straighten your teeth and correct your bite.

posted on: Aug 5, 2010 | permalink

4 of 31: Cherry Trees

4 of 31: Cherry Trees

A few surprise cherry trees hidden on our property.

posted on: Aug 4, 2010 | permalink

3 of 31: Eggplant & Z...

3 of 31: Eggplant & Zukes

Sometimes you just need to fry veggies in order to eat ‘em.

posted on: Aug 3, 2010 | permalink

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