We Should Have Named Him Tailor

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A few days ago I made reference to Enoch’s latest sewing  project. He decided he wanted to make  a hunter’s vest.     We checked out a book from the library with sewing projects for boys. Since it was a … Continued

Arrow of Light {Webelos}

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Chuck and Boaz (14) Thursday night our three oldest boys were awarded the highest honor they could receive in Cub Scouts, the Webelos Arrow of Light. This award means that in addition to achieving their Webelos rank, they also completed … Continued

Cookie Decorating 2008

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One Christmas tradition we’ve had for years is decorating sugar cookies, then delivering them to friends. I learned early on to bake the cookies first (sans children) and just let them enjoy the decorating. I’ve also learned to do the … Continued

First Day of School {Seattle Aquarium}

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I had every intention of starting school yesterday. Really. Even with all of the action around our house lately. But we seem to be beginning our year in a less-than-auspicious manner. Sunday night when I went to install our Switched-On-Schoolhouse … Continued

Avi at the Dentist

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Due to some last-minute schedule shuffling (Tilly, Judah and Enoch were invited to attend a Civil War learning day), I ended up at the dentist with Ezra, Boaz, Kalina, Mordecai, Jubilee, Hezekiah and Avi. Not exactly my A-team for leaving … Continued

Cookie Decorating 2007

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One thing I love about being a mom is creating traditions in our family. I believe traditions are an important part of building a strong family. Chuck and I are big believers in making our home the most fun, best … Continued

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