Joshua on January 1st, 2012

A few years ago for Christmas, Amber got a special NordicWare pan just for making gingerbread house pieces. And for the last few years we’ve been buying our gingerbread kits at Costco and Trader Joes. Why? Because making them at home with the pan was just too much work. But this year, something snapped inside […]

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Amber on September 6th, 2011

Wesley really wanted a backpack with a character on it…  Most of them are not for me. But then he found a good one with Mario on it. When we went for kindergarten testing another kid had his backpack… So I started to think of ways to make it more unique.  And since it is […]

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Joshua on April 19th, 2011

This past weekend Wesley got to try his hand at soldering. He really liked it. I picked out the Lux Spectralis kit from The kit was cheap, had relatively few pieces and since it was a flashlight Wesley could actually use it.  Plus, what kid doesn’t want a flashlight that does 36 different things […]

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Amber on February 25th, 2011

The kids love to do “experiments” in the kitchen.  They love to mix kitchen ingredients together and see what it looks like when they are done.  Usually things like ketchup, flour, salt, honey & oatmeal are mixed together for their experiments.  Yesterday they wanted to do it again.  But I hate it.  I don’t let […]

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