Yesterday afternoon, the boys were playing King and Knight of New Hampshire. (Of course, Colin declared himself King and requested a crown!) Owen gave him a bucket to wear on his head and we laughed, and laughed, and laughed, as there really is nothing sillier than a King wearing a Bucket Crown! As the boys played, I sat down in the grass and noticed that the abundant growth of Dandelions, Wild Violets, and Forget-Me-Nots did make our yard look rather kingdomly and lovely. Did I remember how to make Flower Chain Crowns?
Is there anything more magical to a child than a cloud of shimmering bubbles floating up towards the sky? I don’t think so!
Five years ago, our yellow dog was the center of our world! We still love him to pieces, but he definitely doesn’t get as much attention and appreciation as he used to. From time to time, I like to surprise him with special homemade treats, like this Doggie Fro Yo! Continue reading
Recently, Owen has taken an interest in learning to identify and say basic colors. His favorite color is green, and for a while when I asked him what color anything was, he cheerfully replied, “Geeeeeen!” Continue reading
I’m even going to say that it was simple, and how have I never done this before? Fifteen jars of organic tomato sauce are now sitting on a shelf ready to be consumed (or given away as gifts) this winter!
The cost? One day and $26.00. Continue reading