This is

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This is my love letter to them.

This blog you see

captures what

I may forget to whisper

with gratitude

in their ears

as they fall asleep.

That we laughed.

That we fought.

That we toasted marshmallows

in the pit out back.

That we dined on the deck

with hot dogs and

macaroni and cheese.

That we loved.

Oh how we loved.

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 xoxoxoxoxo!

Hello Beautiful World!

Happy Earth DAY!!

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We celebrated Earth Day surrounded by all the rich colors and textures of spring!!

 The sunshine came out just in time for us to do our annual scavenger hunt.  [2012!!!!]

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Chalk scavenger hunt idea via Nurture Store

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Frankie helped me “set up” our hunt while the big kids were at school.  She collected tiny sticks and soft blades of grass for nearly an hour.  Every time I emptied her basket she would immediately get to work at filling it up again.

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The hunt is ON!

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Spring always reminds me of this GREAT BIG playground God gave us to enjoy (and take care of)!  Our very own back yard is full of treasures!


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Happy Earth DAY!

xoxoxoxoxox!!!

 

 

 

 

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“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.”  

Elizabeth Lawrence

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“What did you do as a child that made hours pass like minutes?  Herein lies the keys to your earthly pursuits.”

Carl Jung

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“Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.”

Benjamin Franklin

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In these moments of simplicity, beauty and magic my heart just wants to explode with gratitude to God. I am so thankful that though my children… I see HIM.  Loud and clear these kids are hugs from our Creator.

 Thank you heavenly Father for pink princesses, soft light and unfinished dolls houses.

Thank you, God, for these quiet, playful moments.

Thank you, God, for your hugs straight from heaven.

xoxoxoxox!!! 

 

Dynamite Dinosaurs

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Discovering Dinosaurs Play Mat!  Made it through three turns…  :)

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 Emerson was the most intrigued with dinosaurs today!

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Roaring good times in the “garden”!

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Dinosaur Diggin’!

Hope you have a WONDERFUL day!

xoxoxoxoxo!

 

Ball Pit

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xoxoxoxoxox!!!!

Let’s put on a MAGIC SHOW!

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xoxoxoxox!

Day Trip

A chilly day at the beach!
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Playing on logs.

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Searching for sea shells.

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Taking in the view.  Only because I made them!  :)

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Enjoying every inch of God’s glorious creation!

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That’s what the beach is for!

and the ride home…

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See the bump on her chin?  This girl JUMPED off the tallest part of the life guard tower!   Not the first time she has jumped from VERY high places… but hopefully the last.

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That’s Emerson climbing over her.  Ice cream on her face. and dress. and car seat.  Sticky car rides are the best!

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This is what I like to do on long car rides!  I’ll never grow tired of gazing at those freckles.

Next time we head to the beach I hope to be covered in sand and sunshine!

xoxoxoxoxo!

Celebrating SIX!

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Six years ago a huge burst of pink sunshine came into our lives.

How we love her so.

xoxoxoxo!!!!!