Monthly Archives: January 2012

Chemical-Free

I was reading in our little local community newspaper this weekend that researchers at University of Washington discovered “more than 25 volatile organic compounds … inside the dryer vents of homeowners who had been using scented laundry detergents and dryer … Continue reading

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The Deeper Meaning of White

We know that white is the colour of purity.  But did you know that in some cultures white is the colour of mourning?  It also sometimes conveys a sense of enlightenment or wisdom. Why am I telling you this?  On … Continue reading

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Stuffed Tomatoes Two Ways

One of the new foods I made for the kidlets to try last week was stuffed tomatoes.  I made two different versions — Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes and Cream Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes. This one failed miserably!  I can’t remember where I … Continue reading

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Valentine Butterfly Decorations

Noah had a great idea — he wanted to “do a craft that was gluing” and he thought it would be great if we made some paper hearts into butterflies to put on our wall.  So that’s exactly what we … Continue reading

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Time Spent With Daddy

Time spent with Daddy is time well spent!  Brian had some time off this week so he had an extra day to spend playing with the kidlets and hanging out with them.  Often, that means some baking — yum!  The … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Reading Cushion

I wanted a nice, thick cushion with handles on the sides for my daughter’s room so she could pick it up and move it around to wherever she feels like reading (she does a LOT of that!) and this is … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Bites

I have wanted to learn how to make soft pretzels for years so when I found the recipe here, I decided to try it as the new food of the week for the kidlets (it’s not always a new fruit … Continue reading

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