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Happy Oktoberfest!

Ever since I’ve known Taylor, we’ve gone to the Oktoberfest. And I say THE, because even though it’s not the one in Germany, as far as we’re concerned, it’s the only Oktoberfest worth going to. Mt. Angel, the small community that hosts this annual event is a mere 15 minutes […]

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Hand-dyed Playsilks

Playsilks are just what they sound like. Big pieces of silk for play. They can be capes. Fort-building materials. Tents. Canopies. Costumes. Landmarks. Anything you can dream up for them, they can pretty much fulfill. “A staple of imaginary play,” says a website that sells them. They’re a staple of […]

52 Project

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We’ve reached the art supply stage and I couldn’t be happier. Sidewalk chalk for everyone! A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge, a 52-Week Photo Project, where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s […]

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Alaska: Part Two

Here we go! Part Two of our awesome Alaskan adventure (catch up on Part One here). And I’m just going to go ahead and dive right into the fishing, because the two days we spent on the river were definitely at the top of my favorites list! Fly-fishing the Kenai […]

52 Project

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First experience with homemade playdough this week. And he only ate it once! A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge, a 52-Week Photo Project, where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the […]

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Alaska: Part One

Oh boy. Where do I even begin? I feel like no matter what I write, it’ll never truly do justice to how lovely our trip was. It wasn’t a perfect vacation- coming down with the flu saw to that, nor was it particularly relaxing- I mean, we do have a […]