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Missouri Botanical Gardens 2017 – Spring

We decided our yearly family membership would be to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. The boys are old enough to appreciate it and it allows us free entry into the gardens and their sister site in the country which has tons … Continue reading

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Blue Visitor

We’ve had this handsome visitor hanging out at our pond lately. I haven’t been able to get a very good picture because he’s very elusive.  

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Burn, Baby Burn

We might have a slight obsession with fire. After working on the shed, Ben had accumulated a nice pile of wood shavings. We could compost them like good hippies, but what’s the fun in that? Making fireballs is much more … Continue reading

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Scorched

The ladies in my Monday night Bible study were talking about how social media invites comparison. We agreed that it can be misleading when you see people on FB and Instagram posting all these happy, exciting, important things. I then … Continue reading

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Hello Spring? February Catch-Up.

Me: I spent the last two weeks of February sick. It started with aches and chills (but no fever). Just as I was getting over that I ended up with a horrible head cold. I finally had to get serious … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2017

In years past I’ve cooked a fun breakfast or dinner (depending on the day of the week ), set the table with fancy dishes, and made a bit of a fuss. This year, I woke up sick and just didn’t … Continue reading

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Cliff Cave Hike

We were blessed with amazing weather this past weekend. Low 70s! I told the guys, earlier in the week, to prepare themselves for an outdoor adventure because we were absolutely going to be taking advantage of such unseasonable weather. We … Continue reading

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Polar Plunge Fun

Despite the misleading name, the Polar Plunge had nothing to do with swimming! Let’s just get that out of the way! This past summer, the boys attended a VBS at the church of some friends. Since then, we’ve been invited … Continue reading

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I Tried It and I Liked It: Sandwich Rolls

I’ve been trying recipes from Against All Grain’s website and so far I’ve really enjoyed everything. Despite the success of so many of her recipes, I was still hesitant to make these sandwich rolls. For one thing, 3 cups of … Continue reading

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Tinker Crate Fun

Ben scoured an amazing deal on Tinker Crate which we gifted to the boys for Christmas. It was just two boxes, but it ended up totaling $8 and we were given a bonus Doodle Crate. This past week was busy, … Continue reading

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