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Food on Friday – Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chip Muffins

Markus has turned into our baker and has been very busy lately baking muffins – which in turn has had everyone in the house very busy eating muffins. So this week, armed with both his mixing bowls and my camera, we turned over … Continue reading

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Days of Easter Past

Going through my pictures from the past year I found the pictures the boys took of their first foray into hand-painted easter eggs.  As we are rapidly heading into this year’s Easter egg projects, I wanted to post these now … Continue reading

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A Lord Of The Rings Halloween

Today is another entry from the non-blogging year to catch up. As you may know, if you follow this blog, we spend a lot of time in making the boys’ costumes for Halloween. This past year was no exception.  With the release … Continue reading

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Home Life – Adding Siding Around A Door And Trophies!!

The squirrels – and the feral cats – and the ground hogs – are going to have to work a little harder to get in and out of the barn/workshop/storage room that Chip has been working on out back.  That … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Claudia, Sea Urchin and Shades of Hogwarts

Project life has been centered around hats lately. This is what happens when you don’t start your holiday/gift list until Thanksgiving. Sweaters were NOT going to get done before the holidays so I started on hat production. Today I am … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Pinewood Derby And A Sleeve

As anyone who has looked at this blog knows, the boys are all involved in Cub Scouts – as is Chip who assists in leading two of their Dens.  One of their annual events is the Pinewood Derby, where the boys … Continue reading

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Food on Fridays – Hungarian Butterhorn Cookies

These are, hands down, my favorite cookies. Gram would make a big batch of these for my Uncle every year as his birthday present and Christmas present because that is all he wanted.  Chip is a huge fan of these cookies too.  … Continue reading

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