Ecclesiastes 5:18

"...Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things." Philippians 4:8

This is my place to come to help me to 'think on these' wonderful things in my life!

"Even so, I have noticed one thing, at least, that is good. It is good for people to eat, drink, and enjoy their work under the sun during the short life God has given them, and to accept their lot in life." Ecclesiastes 5:18

I am so thankful that I can enjoy the life God has given us with my husband and our children!

Sunday, June 27, 2010

University Farm Tour part 3



different plants and lots of explanations... hot hot hot

The face of a child that will soon see a/c!
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Saturday, June 26, 2010

We made homemade Spaghetti!

It wasn't hard, just time consuming and a bit tricky
to get the consistency right.

Bad news is I broke my Ronco Automatic Pasta machine
doing it ): so this will be the last home made pasta from
our least for a while (;
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

My Beautiful Anklet Doug and the girls got for me!

MY ANKLET! The girls picked out a pendant and they all got me an anklet for Mother's Day!

It's adorable, I couldn't get a great pic, but it's got three hearts, for my three girls, that are coming from a flower :) I simply LOVE it!

And here's a random pic of us on a walk on an
oppressively hot morning! hence all the sitting and pushing the bikes...
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Father's Day!

The girls got all dressed in dresses and Grandma
took us all out to lunch :)
YUM.  Kings Korner Restaurant at the local County
Airport.  It's always delish!

The dog eating an "Erdman Green Bean"

"Jimmy cracked corn, and I don't care.." and Kayleigh and Doug
Snapped beans and I didn't (those would be ERDMAN
beans ;)  THANK YOU BECKY!

Mmmm that would be chicken on the grill.  Wasn't as good as the
last batch, but I was tryin a new sauce... they cooked a bit too long
waiting for the bean snappers...
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The link to the recipe for the vanilla wafers!
the awesome recipe for the Vanilla recipe in my previous post! :)

Homemade Vanilla wafers

These were some of the yummiest cookies I have ever made!
So grateful to my friend Debbi for her recipe and post
about it :)
She has a blog called "My Heart Is At Home" and it seems
impossible for me to link to it in a post of mine :(
I'll try to figure something out,.. I simply HAVE to be able
to get you all to her blog....

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Twin Dolls :))

The girls were given Twin Dolls as gifts! It's AMAZING
how much each one looks like each girl!

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The Girls' poster up in the Costco employee area!

A very nice employee took this picture for me, as this
area is apparently top secret and can't be trodded upon
by mere members :)
The girls made the one at the bottom :)
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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Special project

They were asked by an employee of Costco to make a
special poster.

The instructions were to make a poster on this butcher paper
that she gave us for them to hang up in their breakroom.

It was supposed to be 'ideas for exercise' and ways
to exercise in your community.

I think the girls did a great job! They had a
blast doing it and the person was very
pleased with their work!
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Really enjoying Grandma's pool :)

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Why, hello there, Mr. Frog...

Her, actually - it's a girl according to my girls ;)

Her name is "OEI" (pronounced Oh. E. I. Just the letters.
no sounding out of anything.) She was named by Zoe about 6 years
ago. I have no idea where she came up with a name like that!
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Chinese dinner

Grandma took us out for dinner :)

The girls enjoyed putting the little fan things that came in
the drinks over their heads to look like head-dresses, to sort
of go with the tee pee theme from the past week.... lol

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

tee pees and snails :)

We made some tee pees for school. They all really enjoyed
playing with them!

This is Lizzy the snail. She likes strawberries. We have
video too - I just have to upload :)

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Our pet for a while - Lizzie the snail ;)

Chrysalis shaking

I finally got a YouTube account and have been posting our very own videos! If anyone has trouble viewing, please let me know!

First trip out on the boat....

New Painted Lady Butterfly trying out it's wings!