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Baking Frenzy

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

I only have a week before the kids are out of school for two weeks. I am now in serious baking mode. And I’d better add present wrapping to that before some nosy people are home from school on a regular basis. However, 95% of the Christmas cards are now in the mail!  And all […]



Art of the Week – Mike Is Finished!

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Look at this guy!  It really does look like Mike Wazowski! This is how Mike looked at the end of last week, but I couldn’t get a picture of him because he was drying in the oven.  So Tad made sure I got a “before” picture… before Mike got a paint job.  He also needed […]



The Weighted Blanket

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Thumper is definitely the most sensory seeking of the boys.  His love of squeezes, tickles, and hugs are well known (not to mention his need to touch skin).  And he has always loved the weight of pillows. Well, he started taking one of our large Japanese pillows to bed with him last week – to […]



Art of the Week – Sculpting Mike

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Tad’s class is in the middle of a multi-week sculpting project.  Assignment: make clay monsters.  Use black marbles as eyes. Tad, being Tad, was struck with some popular culture inspiration and opted to make his own Mike Wazowski, of Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University fame. This was how Mike looked after the first week. By […]