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update on caterpillars 12 Aug 2013 | 10:26 pm

Follow up photos. Nine days later. These guys are much bigger than they were. I probably should measure them so you can see how much they've grown but without having measured them at the start that se...

a creative family 8 Aug 2013 | 12:47 am

by CWH age 11 I mentioned earlier that the girls attended several art camps this summer. The first one they attended was a watercolor class. The teacher was a very sweet lady and painter named Jan Ox...

raising monarchs 5 Aug 2013 | 07:19 am

The girls and I have been raising butterflies for six years. It started when we got a butterfly kit as a gift for K's second birthday. As far as I know, butterfly kits only come with painted ladies wh...

stuff - a handful of craftiness 2 Aug 2013 | 12:31 am

I am always way too busy in the summer to craft. Things like a garden, camps, VBS, outdoor activities, and sometimes even a vacation make it hard. Here are a few things I managed to finish this summer...

Last Few Bits and Blurbs Before The Stuff Appears 31 Jul 2013 | 05:27 am

The last few events of the summer included VBS. C is now too old for VBS so just K went.  In addition to the all the things photographed, K attended a Safety Camp and both the girls attended four diff...

camp and good food 30 Jul 2013 | 05:01 am

This weekend, the girls went to Grandparents' Camp with my Mom and their cousin Hannah. Tim and I dropped them off and then we drove down to Pella to hang with my Dad and brother Dustin. Life with my ...

titles - sigh - I don't have a good one... 26 Jul 2013 | 02:27 am

Datura Here is a retrospective of some florals from my yard that I've taken this summer. These photos have nothing to do with running but I will use this post to explain my running story. My sisters...

The Fourth 25 Jul 2013 | 02:10 am

My parents came to visit for the Fourth of July. We went to see fireworks at the Blaine Sport Center. As is always the case with my parents, reading and books were involved throughout the weekend. O...

youth? really? 24 Jul 2013 | 02:30 am

C is old enough to be in our church's youth group! Amazing...I still can't believe she is that old. Parents of those going into sixth grade are encouraged to attend Wednesday night events with their k...

number nine... 23 Jul 2013 | 05:25 am

K turned nine at the end of May - because of scheduling conflicts we didn't have her party til the second week in June. She had a Big Cat Party at the Como Zoo and we got to take a tour with our own g...

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