Monthly Archives: June 2014

Some Simple Little Pleasures

“After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, … Continue reading

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Basement Room Final Reveal

Our basement room is finally *pretty much* finished by purchasing, installing, and filling three bookshelves from IKEA. First of all, I had no idea how many books we had acquired.  Even after sorting through them and giving five full boxes … Continue reading

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The Final Touch: A Pole Bean Trellis

Our vegetable garden has slowly evolved over the last four years.  But this past week, we have finally reached what was first envisioned. Here are the befores, durings, and afters.  Enjoy!  

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Summer Break has begun!

It hasn’t hit me yet: no more schedules, no more lesson plans, and lots of time for projects! Never mind that on my first day off, I got the flu and had to cancel my weekend trip to Canada.  😦 … Continue reading

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