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Project: In-Ground Sand Box & Swing Set

Our summer project has been the construction of an in-ground sand box to house our new swing set. We decided to make a 30′ x 30′ sand box… which is probably the biggest sand box in the universe. First, we … Continue reading

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New Door ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

My wonderful husband built this Dutch door to close off our mud room from our kitchen and the rest of the downstairs. The hope is that we’ll be able to keep the heat from being sucked up the stairs to … Continue reading


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Pretty Pink Flowers by our Front Porch

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Planting Fruit Trees on Mother’s Day ~ Wordless Wednesday Linky!

I grew up in the middle of a peach orchard and an apple orchard, so I love to grow fruit trees at our house. My husband, however, hates to plant trees. This year I got around that by strategically planning … Continue reading


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Keeping Toxins Out of Our Home ~ Green Moms Carnival

This post is my contribution to the March Green Moms Carnival, hosted by Lori of Groovy Green Livin. When I wrote a book review of Deanna Duke’s The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, I stated five … Continue reading


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