Wobbers & Bad Guys

Last Thursday it was Grandparent Playdate afternoon.  I think they rode bikes.  Grandparent play dates appear to be relatively top secret as we generally get very tight-lipped responses as to what they did from both playdaters and playdatees.  I imagine they do things like riding their bikes down slides and…

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Tattletales

We are currently eyeball deep into the realm of tattle-taling and copying.  Each day is filled with countless opportunities to discuss various strategies for dealing with tattlers, dealing with one’s inclinations to tattle, and the concepts of justice and injustice inherent in tallying tattles. Our elementary school has a new…

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Maps

Leading up to the holiday, the Book Elf’s stock of literature began to run low.  He was browsing at Hicklebee’s and came across a large atlas-like tome simply titled Maps.  Not wanting to be discovered, he clandestinely escaped.  But when he came across the same book again the following day…

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Will Food For Blog

For some reason the new year rolled around and I got a bee in my blog bonnet.  The look of this blog is sooooo 2009.  We all know first impressions are everything and as I’ve heard the girls in full make-up and 4-inch nails say on the soccer field, “You’ve…

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No Beans, No Sauce

Leading up to Christmas it rained.  A lot.  So Nate and I made cookies. During these rainy afternoon projects, I came to the realization that mostly what remains of my grandmothers are our cherished memories and their recipes.  Especially their cookie recipes.  There is something so innately warm and comforting…

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