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Getting the tree.

We got a Christmas tree. It’s always so much fun! This year the tree farm had a huge, plastic tube for the kids to crawl through. I think Edda and Walter might have enjoyed that more than picking out our … Continue reading

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Chilly.

It’s officially cold. This is the time of year when my little cuties start begging for the space heater every morning. They even voluntarily wore ALL their hand-knitted accessories yesterday! (Actually, they insisted on wearing them…and assembling their own outfits, … Continue reading

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Fall festival! Costumes!

We don’t celebrate Halloween, but this year the kids felt a little left out of all the costumes/candy festivities so we decided to take them to our YMCA’s fall festival. The festival had games, a costume contest, a bouncy castle, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

I thought I’d give you my spin on pumpkin pie oatmeal. I am a huge fan of pumpkin and autumn in general. (Butternut squash, too. Amazing!) I made up this recipe, but I’m sure there are hundreds just like it if … Continue reading

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my first wollmeise + some sewing

My camera was very opposed to this exact color of red. I had to mess around with the saturation a little; hopefully it looks close to right. Anyway… Yay! I have finally seen for myself what this Wollmeise craze is … Continue reading

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a summer of

Plum chopping, kitchen play, cake with peaches and blueberries, canning (and canning and canning), naps on the sofa, knitting, baking, knitting, puddle stomping. I hope you have enjoyed your summer as much as I have enjoyed mine. I am usually … Continue reading

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Glove animals

Meet Mr. Dog and Mrs. Rabbit. I made them using instructions from Miyako Kanamori’s book Sock and Glove. Edda LOVES these two. Technically, the dog is Walter’s and the Rabbit is Edda’s. But Edda has pretty much taken over ownership … Continue reading

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