When I was growing up one of my favorite things to do was play with Lego. And I had lots of it! Two massive industrial ice cream pails full of it. And I played with it all the time. My mother has managed to keep most of that Lego through all the years that I've been gone, even as the children of her friends and her older grandchildren have used it and loved it too. The first thing that happens now when we visit their house is that the Lego is found and … Continue Reading ››
My daughter Melanie received an Easy Bake Oven as a gift several years ago, but up until now she's really been too young to use it. But when we're in the middle of a major snow day and looking for something to do we tend to look for things that haven't been used for a while (or ever in this case). So the Easy Bake Oven came out today! Melanie was able to read all the instructions and do almost all of the work herself. She was able to make a really nice batch of … Continue Reading ››
Family time is important to use and we tend to do lots of things together as a family. Sometimes that means just hanging out around the house together on a lazy Sunday Morning. Melanie and Andrew love to build forts in the living room with the cushions from the couch. It usually ends up looking more like a big pile of cushions than a fort, but they still have lots of fun. Other times that means going for a long walk together at the park on a snow Sunday afternoon. Of course it's not always easy or … Continue Reading ››
Melanie and Andrew were keeping themselves amused while we were at the campsite. Melanie found a stick that was very useful for many things. Mostly it was a Horse, but sometimes it was a pencil and occasionally it was a fire poker too.
It's been awhile since I updated this blog (again), but I'm not as far behind as it might seem. I've been editing photo's like crazy over the last month and I've actually even been uploading them to the galleries on this site as I go through them. Some of you have even found them and commented about it! But I realize that posting them to the blog makes them much easier to view, so I will be making a new post for each album as well. The commentary will be light, so the images will have to speak for themselves! I will be starting with about 8 … Continue Reading ››