parenting, projects, repourposing, stuff i like, weekly wrap up

weekly wrap-up 2013 // week 7

it feels like the exit of winter around here lately. and you know what that means? i feel like cleaning. and crafting. and being outside. sunday | february 10: started out the day by cleaning out the game closet. i should have taken a before picture but i was already sorting puzzle pieces and game… Continue reading weekly wrap-up 2013 // week 7

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kiddo stuff, life, organizing, parenting, upcycle

all of a sudden he wants to be paid for living here…

what is this, you might be asking yourself. a craft? could it be? why yes, yes it is. thanks for being here for my first craft in what feels like ages. i haven't felt too crafty lately but the topic of allowance came up and my brain went into craftland. allowance. it's something we've never… Continue reading all of a sudden he wants to be paid for living here…

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flashback friday: things my kids won’t experience like i did

via times have changed, we all know that. the pendulum has swung so far left that we can't see the destruction it's done to our kids. i've been wondering lately, how these losses effect how my kids are growing up. what are they missing out on? what skills won't they pick up because technology does… Continue reading flashback friday: things my kids won’t experience like i did

homemaking, one little word, outdoors, parenting, stuff i like

enJOYing the rewards

Without labor nothing prospers.  ~Sophocles we praise hard work in this family. and what's gonna work? teamwork! which leads me to this atrocity that we call a backyard. the winter always wreaks havoc on our unmaintainable (is that even a word?) yard and it's a mess to clean up. i had no plans to lay a patio this weekend.… Continue reading enJOYing the rewards

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enjoy yourself and pay them no mind.

i shared this on wednesday when i was hanging out at it's our long story and thought i'd share it here in case you didn't have a chance to stop by heather's. ................................................................................................................... via honestly, no one's really looking at you or talking about you or thinking about you like you think they are. so you… Continue reading enjoy yourself and pay them no mind.