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Halloween Clementine Jackolanterns

October 31, 2011


Today was Jacob’s snack day at school. “Look what I made for my class today!” he told his teacher this morning. Ahem. Here is what I did: Wipe the orange with a towel to remove all the condensation. Draw faces with a black permanent marker. Cut the orange into quarters. Wrap individually in plastic wrap. […]

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Twinkle twinkle little lump

July 19, 2011


Go to sleep don’t be a grump… Sleeping is what bedtime’s for, Shut your eyes try not to snore… Twinkle twinkle little lump, Go to sleep don’t be a grump. Do you have a bedtime song that you sing to your children? Our other family favorite is ‘You are my Sunshine‘ with an extra verse […]

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You are my sunshine

January 9, 2010

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This is one of our family lullabys… You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy, when skies are gray You’ll never know dear, how much I love you Please don’t take, my sunshine, away. I know you’re tired, my darling baby. It’s time to close up, your little eyes. It’s off to […]

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Family Christmas Ornaments

January 5, 2010


This weekend my husband and I took down our Christmas ornaments and tree. My husband’s family has a wonderful tradition of giving Christmas Ornaments as gifts. Each child had their own popcorn tin for their ornaments. And when they were old enough, they hung them on the tree. It has been a wonderful tradition to […]

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celebrating the first snow

December 12, 2009


Today was the first snow of the season. Here is a picture of my window boxes… To celebrate the occasion, I decided to have a little fun with the french toast hubby was making! We like our french toast with peanut butter and syrup … (try it sometime… you’ll never be the same…) Don’t forget […]

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