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Backyard Snail Snapshots

The weather has been gorgeous down here in San Antonio the past couple of weeks and I’ve been practically kicking the kids out of the house everyday so they can get some sunshine (and so I can get a break). I don’t know how it began, but suddenly they’re on the constant hunt for snails […]

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On Killing My Computer

Photo by imakethings So over the weekend I got bored and decided to kill my computer. Well, that’s not exactly how it happened, but I did get the flashing question mark of doom and learned that my hard drive was inaccessable, i.e. dead. I’m not sure exactly how this happened, but it may have something […]

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One Saturday Morning

I had the brilliant idea of making Liam some new pants this morning. Several pairs of his pants won’t snap shut anymore and I figured an elastic waistband would be the solution. I just happened to have a pattern for toddler pants in a cool book called Simple Sewing for Baby by Lotta Janesdotter. I […]

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Head Over Heels

Eleanor just loves her cloth diapers…okay she’s indifferent, really, but that’s part of the goal in making the switch–you don’t want your little one to notice (or at least not put up a fuss). Liam, our two-year-old has also made the switch (he took a little more convincing), and we’ve gotten into a good routine […]

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