Category Archives: holiday


Last November we made a gratitude banner during the month of December. Each day the four of us would write something we are grateful for to add to the banner. And it was fairly successful. I feel like Andrew definitely … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!!

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pumpkins: 2013

We were planning on carving pumpkins over the weekend, but our weekend filled up and spilled over right before our eyes…and we didn’t get to it. Both boys had firm opinions on what they wanted on their pumpkins. Andrew wanted … Continue reading

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Last night I rolled over to turn off the light on the other side of the bed and I realized something was looking at me. Then I realized that there was an enormous, bright green, praying mantis looking at me. … Continue reading

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egg dying

Yesterday we got together with our pals, the Johnstons, for some Easter egg dying. They have never dyed Easter eggs before. (gasp!) So, we showed ’em how it’s done. Isaac demonstrated his oh-so-funny dunk and splash. Over and over. No … Continue reading

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Easter Cookies

Yesterday was our day-at-home. The rest of Spring Break we have outings planned, but yesterday was all about trashing the apartment with couch cushions and super hero toys and…making cookies. It reminded me that before full-time school days took over … Continue reading

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Easter Decorations

The boys and I made some 3D eggs this weekend to decorate for Easter. I had a vision to make a banner that looked something like this. And although Isaac is usually willing to play along with whatever I’ve got … Continue reading

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Love Garland

We’ve been prepping for Valentine’s Day over the last several days around here. The boys and I have been crafting cards for friends, near and far. We’ve discussed what treats they want to bring to school and they made a … Continue reading

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party invites!

I’ve decided to try it again….to press my luck…to see if I can get Andrew’s classmates together again for a party…but this time a Christmas party! His birthday party was such a great success that I want to give it … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar

Yesterday I spent some time prepping the advent activity calendar. Each day has a Christmas activity for the boys to do. I tried to plan it out so that the big events landed on the weekends and the weeknights had … Continue reading

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