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Tired

SOOOOOO TIRED. It is 12:17am right now, and I am just wrapping up some work for an old client. I had some plans for tonight, but instead I foundnd myself staying up way too late working on some freelance project or another. And now I’m sitting here rambling on about how tired I am while…

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Crafty Night! Quilting for Craft Hope

Last night my friend Lindsay came over for a little bit of crafty fun. We started working on our quilts for the current Craft Hope project, quilts for wildfire victims in the Western United States. Basically we spent last night cutting out all of our fabric and trying to figure out what size to sew…

A Drawing for Melody

My cousin Melody got married recently and I did this drawing for her as a wedding gift! Seriously, Melody is one of the prettiest girls I’ve ever met and I was so excited to do this for her. And she probably had the coolest wedding I’ve ever kind of been to. (Which isn’t surprising, because…

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August Wrap Up

August has just flown by. In fact, it’s already a few days into September and I’m still forgetting that it is a new month. August was SO hot and SO dry! But we still had a lot of fun. We went on lots of family bike rides and geocaching adventures, spent the weekend in Kansas…

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365 Days Outside > 209-214

Day 209 We spent today in Kansas City. While I was at a company convention, Dad took the kids to see the fountain at the Plaza and then went to visit some friends. They had fun playing with Eden, Joe and Noah. Hopefully we can make it out to Kansas City again for more fun…

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{Outdoor Classroom} Mud Painting

This week’s book was Monkey See Monkey Draw by Alex Beard. The story is about a bunch of monkeys who learn how to paint with mud and how to play together without arguing and competing. The illustrations are cute, Juniper really liked the elephant character. Now, there was really only one thing that we could…

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Things I Miss About Florida

It’s hard to believe it has been a year since we left Florida and moved to Missouri. One year ago today we pulled into Jane’s driveway, exhausted from the long drive and excited to start this new chapter of our lives. We really love living in Columbia, our house is amazing and we are close…

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365 Day Outside > 202-208

Day 202 Today we harvested the absolute biggest zucchini ever. That thing was enormous! And heavy. We ate stuffed zucchini for dinner, which was super yummy. Day 203 For the first time in a long time, it wasn’t a million degrees outside this evening. So we enjoyed the nice weather by doing some much needed…

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Kansas City Adventures

Last week my boss told us “By the way, next weekend there is a conference in Kansas City that you can all go to. Oh and we’ll pay for gas and food, AND you can take a day off this week if you go.” Ummm… Do you really need more incentive than that?? I know,…