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Category Archives: Library
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
Sometimes I just stand in the doorway and ogle this room. Tony has done such a fantastic job completing the library! Now that I have a new camera and much better quality photos, I thought I’d share a few more … Continue reading
I know “storm before the calm” is not exactly the conventional phrase, but Tony and I don’t always do things the conventional way… And storms pretty accurately describe what’s been happening around here as of late. More specifically: a blizzard … Continue reading
You know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears? The (let’s face it, nosy) little girl enters the bear family’s home and can immediately tell which chair belongs to each member of the family? Well, if Goldilocks broke into … Continue reading
Before we taught overseas we had to take an online course about the International Baccalaureate philosophy. The first assignment was to describe what you saw out your window. There were people in the class from all over the world, so … Continue reading
Every reader needs a library, and Tony’s been planning his since the first time we set foot in this house. Last fall and winter he installed the cabinets that will serve as the book shelf bases, but the project has … Continue reading
I LOVE our house. Sure, it’s insulated with straw (in at least one place), every wall has a crack in it (usually multiple), and the windows rattle every time the wind blows, but it’s my little piece of history, … Continue reading
Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! … Happy Groundhog Day!? So, I’ve taken a bit of a vacation from the blog. What have I been up to? We’ve been taking our cues from Charlie, who really likes to spend his days … Continue reading
Shortly after bringing our sweet puppy, Charlie, home in October I disguised his massive dog crate in this post here. It looked great, if I do say so myself. So many people came into the house and asked where we … Continue reading