Author Archives: Lindy Snethen

Refinished Cabinets, Take II

Last week’s Thanksgiving holiday meant time for a house project! And this one was long overdue. One of our first kitchen projects, 6 years ago, was refinishing the cabinets with bead board wallpaper and new paint. At that time we … Continue reading

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Front Porch Painting

Tony and I typically divide and conquer on house projects, and painting the front porch (which was badly needed for years!) was no different. Last summer (2018) my mom and I took the children to Green Bay, and Tony stayed … Continue reading

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Weekend in Toronto

Tony was presenting at an Educational Research conference last weekend, and I decided to tag along. He actually presented at the same conference last year, but Gem was only 10 days old at the time, so he didn’t stay for … Continue reading

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First Birthday Party

Our little Gem stone is almost one year old! This morning she got all dolled up for a birthday brunch with all her friends. I tried my hand at a semi-naked four layer cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. After quiche, … Continue reading

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White Christmas

Happy New Year!  Ushering in 2019 means saying adieu to the holiday season of 2018. Today’s the end – my Christmas tree has come down! I LOVE sitting in the dark living room and just looking at our tree. It’s … Continue reading

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Christmas pillows!

Remember a few years ago when I made His and Hers pillows for the library? Well, now the kiddos will have their own too! These are the Christmas presents I was working on last weekend. I had forgotten just how … Continue reading

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Family Photos

Kids are napping, Christmas music is playing in the background, and I’m taking a break from making Christmas presents (more on that later!) to share our latest family photos. My Facebook feed has been packed with others who took advantage … Continue reading

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Thanks and Stockings

Look who’s 8 months old tomorrow! We never travel for Thanksgiving, but the kids won’t see their grandparents this year at Christmas. So, last week we loaded up and made the drive to Tony’s hometown in South Dakota. You can … Continue reading

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Reflections… and Halloween!

Time. Oh goodness, people! Someday I will have time again! Someday I won’t need to spend hours each night on the couch feeding the baby. There won’t be so many loads of diapers to wash and prep. There will be … Continue reading

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Oregon with the Fam

Tony and I love to travel. And we’re good at it, too! You may remember that a few years ago we traveled through Europe for a month with just one carryon bag each. Then we had children, and this happened: … Continue reading

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