Monthly Archives: January 2011

Do you Etsy? I do!

So I set myself a goal of opening an Etsy shop by month’s end.  So, in true form, here I am opening the shop on the last day of the month! Don’t know Etsy?  Phew, you’re missing out!  Etsy is … Continue reading

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Small doings in the new house

They’re never too young for an electrical apprenticeship! The electrical inner workings; below in the ‘cupboard’ is our batteries and above is the inverter and our breaker box. Here’s the whole “brain” of the house, the electrical stuff, heating stuff, … Continue reading

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Taking time to remember the little things my littles say. Um, since when did she start paying so much attention to details?  And the writing?  Totally blowing my mind!

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The amateur electrician

I have been blessed with an intelligent, versatile, quick-on-the-uptake husband.  He’s moved on to electrical work in the new house… Screwing in the boxes: One of three boxes in the kid’s room, all wired up: Over the weekend, he set … Continue reading

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Cold snap!

When Eli got up this morning is was -10 degrees!  No school! Also, wasted eggs.  I don’t know how long it takes for an egg to freeze at -10, but it’s not long I bet.  (Truthfully, they’re not wasted.  I … Continue reading

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In the kitchen….

A glimpse into the kitchen for a day! I started off with my favorite (and easy!) fresh bread dough from Mother Earth News. Yeast and Coarse Sea Salt (1.5 Tbsp of each): Next, adding warm water (3 cups; and having a … Continue reading

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{this moment}

{this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, … Continue reading

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