Category Archives: Outside

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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Spring has finally arrived!

I woke up on Wednesday feeling so sick of the cold weather that I bundeled up the boys and headed to our local garden center. We strolled through the greenhouses and warmed up, then picked out some plants for Easter … Continue reading

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Visiting Wilbur ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

“I found some money! Can we go visit Wilbur?” In Joshua’s world, the sole purpose of money is to buy grain to feed animals. Even though his grandparents would be happy to give him grain for free, we still bring … Continue reading

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Autumn Snow ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

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Joining the Family Business ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

Actually, we have lots of family businesses–the farm and construction business on my side, and stair-building and aquaculture on Daddy’s side– so Joshua has lots of options if he wants to join one of our family businesses when he grows … Continue reading

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