Story Starts

Pepper came up with a fun system for starting stories the other day. She made piles of adjectives, nouns, and numbers,┬áthen┬ácolor coded and arranged them in piles, inviting Ginger and I to randomly choose from the piles to complete the “sentence” above. It was…

For The Weekend…

A series of unrelated bits and pieces from our lives this past week… Shopping at Home Goods – Just what every foyer needs…a suit of armor. This one is only $69. But hurry! There’s only one left. Manny, still clingy and affectionate despite soaring…

Where Have All the Socks Gone?

The kids are all on spring break here right now. And, in order to prevent rebellion among my own students (we home school), I’ve decided to give our girls the week off too. Besides, it will (hopefully) give me a chance to tackle some…

Loving the Heat!

We had a bit of a heat wave today – sixty degrees (F)! The girls dug out shorts and celebrated with much jump roping on the driveway and rock hopping in the side yard. Later, they made brownies in mugs – using a tutorial…

Sturbridge in Winter

The girls and I visited Old Sturbridge Village on Friday for homeschool day. This was the first time we’d been to OSV in the winter, and we suspected it would be beautiful. We weren’t disappointed. We also expected it to be cold – and…