Joshua on August 29th, 2009

Working on rule of thumb for kids trying to decide what to do with garbage, toys, etc. Here it is: Should I drop it on the ground? No. # – Wesley: "I'm gently falling down with my umbrella." # Day #63 of 100+ temp this year. Record is 69. 5 more 100+ days forecast […]

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Joshua on August 23rd, 2009

Last week I ran across this very easy recipe for making butter and thought the kids would like it.  I asked Wesley what he thought and he was all for it.  Of course, what goes better with homemade butter than homemade bread?  Nothing, that’s what.  So we made bread, too. This morning Jillian and I […]

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Joshua on August 22nd, 2009

re healthcare RT @donttrythis: "I also think that the word "Class" is underused in this debate, and the word "Socialism" is waay overused." # Can't Find a Job? Best and Worst Job Markets | – Austin #9 getting better, Seattle #13 getting worse, DC #1 # The bar has been raised: Make: DIY […]

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Amber on August 21st, 2009

I knew I wanted to make Jillian’s cake have something to do with ducks and turtles.  She is in love with them right now.  My first idea was to sculpt a 3D cake.  A turtle on the bottom and a duck riding on it’s back.  I knew it was a big undertaking, but I was […]

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