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No bake cookies

The boys asked tonight if they could make no bake cookies.  This is the face I got from them when I asked to take a picture.We used a recipe I had in my binder from a project I did in junior high.  I don’t remember having any trouble with it before, but they sure didn’t turn out tonight.  Oh well, at least there’s Pinterest and Allrecipes to find a better one for next time.  These were dry and crumbly. The […]

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Field Trip

Hayride with all five kids We went on a field trip last week to a local produce farm. We were able to go inside an observation hive (which was great – the kids got to see the bees much closer than they can here at home!) and beaver lodges. They also learned about pumpkin and strawberry life cycles. It was a lot of fun. The kids also got to take pumpkins home with them. Caleb announced he wants his made […]

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My girls and I

This was taken today at our church’s Mother Daughter Banquet. The theme today was Secret Garden of Prayer, and it was such a blessing to be there. I am so thankful for our pastor’s wife, and all that she does to help us grow in Christ.

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Family Pictures

We got a coupon in the mail for one of those big-name photo places recently, so we went yesterday. It was nice to get the photos so quickly, and the coupon was nice. I’m also happy to have updated family pictures. I highly doubt we’ll be going back – they made it difficult to order prints in the sizes I wanted without spending a fortune. We have a few new pictures to hang on our wall, and I have some […]

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Teaching our children

This is what my darling husband has been teaching our daughter lately – to shoot Mommy with Nerf darts. We all have Nerf guns and frequently have Nerf wars. It’s a lot of fun. Yesterday when I was trying to work at my desk though, I kept getting hit in the back. I turned around to see Stephen teaching Anna how to actually aim and shoot the Nerf gun. The best part about it was how much fun she was […]

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My little helper

This little somebody kept popping up over the edge of the couch this morning when I was trying to take some pictures of jewelry for a customer. I’d go to take a picture, and she’d pop over the edge of my lightbox saying, “Cheese!”

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Watching fireworks – at home

We don’t need to go anywhere to watch fireworks. Many of our neighbors put on HUGE displays each year at their homes. Last night, the kids sat out on the front porch and enjoyed watching. Caleb wasn’t too sure about it since he really hates loud noises, but eventually he sat down and enjoyed it a bit too.

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