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Earth Day Buffet!

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1.  PAINT– earth paper plates

2.  COMPARE–  seed exploration

3.  EXPERIMENT–  add cooking oil and paper to water… test different methods of pollution removal

4.  DISSECT–  dissecting and discovering inside a daffodil

5.  TASTE–  dirt and worms!!  (pudding mix and gummy worms)

6.  DISCOVER–  guess what’s under the cups?!

Shamrocks, Rainbows and Smiles… oh my!

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A Valentine Tea for Two

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Our new backyard dressed in Autumn

copyright-katherine-marie-101414e copyright-katherine-marie-101414f“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.”

John Donne

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My very soul is wedded to it,

and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth
seeking the successive autumns.”
George Eliot

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than all the other seasons.”

Jim Bishop

Smile File!

8 things that make me smile!  copyright-katherine-marie-100614kTheir enthusiasm for the FIRST DAY of school!

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copyright-katherine-marie-100614hHot Diggity Dog Painting!!  (Ketchup and mustard paint, relish and diced onion paper pizazz and white glue mayo!) 

copyright-katherine-marie-100614g  copyright-katherine-marie-100614eMy new 1960’s tandem!!

copyright-katherine-marie-100614lBalloon Splat Monsters

copyright-katherine-marie-100614Her tender, kindhearted spirit.

copyright-katherine-marie-100614fFront row seats to His nightly masterpiece.


Ready. Set. GO!

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50 Fun Things To Do This Summer!

Our SUMMER FUN list is up and ready to go!! YAY!!!!  We still have 13 days of school left and we are already counting down the seconds until we can officially start celebrating.





50 Fun Things To Do This Summer!

1.  Host a Water Balloon Partay!

2.  Make a Prayer Journal

3.  Whip Cream Fight

4.  Read at the Park

5.  Picnic at Sunrise

6.  Camp Out in the Back Yard

7.  Shaving Cream Slip & Slide

8.  Paint by Bike

9.  Water Color Spray Paint Fight

10.  Mail Frisbees (and other fun stuff!)

11.  Operation Kindness Day

12.  Go Fly a Kite

13.  Family Sleepover in the Basement

14.  Ice Cream Soda Day  (visit an old-fashioned soda shop… make our own?!)

15.  Eat Dinner Blindfolded

16.  Paint by the Lake with Easels

17.  4-H Fair

18.  Wading at our favorite Creek

19.  Nighttime Family Pillow Fight

20.  Art Studio in a BOX

21.  Go to the Beach

22.  Camp K&K

23.  The Water Park!

24.  Try New Foods Day (everything you eat must be NEW!)

25.  Putt Putt

26.  Geo-catching (never tried this but it looks like so much fun)

27.  Sidewalk Chalk Party

28.  Make and Deliver Surprise H20 Fight

29.  Blindfolded Mystery Date

30.  Bakery Day  (Visit a new bakery and order ANYTHING you want!)

31.  Open an Adventure BOX

32.  Build a Cardboard Box Ice Cream Truck

33.  Wake-up EXTRA Early and Go out to BREAKFAST

34.  Secret Agent Day

35.  S’mores by our Fire Pit

36.  Paint with an Old Electric Toothbrush

37.  Read by Flashlight under the Stars

38.  Make an Outdoor Library

39.  Lemonade Stand

40.  Visit Cabellas

41.  Make a Super Duper Obstacle Course

42.  Make a Rocket Ship (and collect moon rocks!)

43.  Fly Swatter Art

44.  Messy Play Party

45.  Outside Breakfast (Pancakes on the Grill) Party

46.  Mud Kitchen

47.  Stay Up Late and Read by Candlelight on the Front Porch

48.  Go Hiking

49.  Paint By Slip & Slide

50.  Eat an Edible Flower


copyright-katherine-marie-05192014dHappy ALMOST Summer!