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Valentine’s Day For Thumper

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Or, when Mom totally overdoes it. Thumper is not into crafts.  Or drawing.  Or art.  His fine art sensibilities are solely in the realm of music.  So, when the note came home from school to “help your child make a Valentine’s Day box,” I knew exactly how much help I would get from Thumper. Zero. […]



Art Of The Week – Owl Collage Painting

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

This piece from art class took a couple of weeks to finish, but I love how it looks! Tad spent the first week gluing leftover pieces of scrapbook paper to the canvas, and then once the background was in place and dry, painting the barn owl and the whole scene on top of it. The […]



Snow Creations

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The kids went back to school today!!! *Mom does happy dance* But while they were home, they did make the most of the snow.  The snow gear enabled them to be out there every single day, enjoying it (and Rerun insisted on wearing his boots to school, which was fine by me), and Ane and […]



New Sweatshirts!

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The best part of Auntie having a Silhouette is the custom vinyl cutouts that she can make, and then press on to shirts and sweatshirts for the kids. Each of the boys got one this Christmas.  Tad got a new Batman hoodie, but the little boys got ones that you just can’t find in stores […]