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What We Have Been Up To

It’s been a beautiful mild winter here, and we have been working in the yard, walking lots of places, and enjoying riding the bus. Inside we’re up to lots of crafting these days. Most recently Valentine making has taken up … Continue reading

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The Past Five Years

Five years ago we had to move from our trendy walkable neighborhood in Portland, OR, to a neighborhood on the outskirts that was not our top pick. Due to a chain of events we had to pare down our lifestyle, … Continue reading

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Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…  

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Cards

Today we created our Winter Solstice cards. Using a block print from a thrift store, and some borrowed ink and rollers, I made a bold print on each soft, thick card. River also did some Holiday artwork to include in … Continue reading

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Cute Kid’s Shirts

Kids grow so fast. My little one is proof of that. Every so often it will happen that suddenly none of her clothes fit. She recently went through a time of rapid growth. I have bought her some new shirts, … Continue reading

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Poopy Pants

I made another pair of pants for my three year old daughter. She put them on, and within about ten minutes had had an accident in them. Oh well, that’s mamahood of a little one. Soon they will be clean … Continue reading

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