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For Sale

Well, I mentioned in the springtime posts that we had started looking at houses in the country.  While we were in Door County with the in-laws one of the houses that we saw during our tour of country homes became a bit more interesting. We thought long and hard and when we got home we took another […]

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Baby and Books: A quick shower review

Two weekends ago my mom and I hosted a baby shower for my cousin and her husband. It was great to have a fun excuse to see my cousin that we only see once or twice a year. My mom and I had a ton of fun planning the event. We planned a book themed […]

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Mad City Chickens 2012 Coop Tour

Last year we spent several hours touring neighborhood coops on the Mad City Coop Tour. It was really neat to see the different coops/setups and talk to the different homeowners about their experience. It really was useful for me to see how the chickens fit into a urban situation. This year we felt like we should give back […]

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Terraced Beds in the Terrace or Gardening on Glenway

We love the location of our house. We like that we are in a neighborhood near a huge park with walking paths through the woods and our backyard is populated by mature trees. However, all of these huge trees mean that we do not have a lot of great growing space for a herb or vegetable garden. […]

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Springtime part 2

Here is the second installment of Springtime miscellany.   From top left to right 1. Kite flying at Hoyt park 2. Farmers market treats 3. Dandelion picking at Donald Park 4. Nora’s go to school night 5. Still thinking about the Sweet Farm 6. Nora bike riding with dad on the tow behind 7. Nora horseback […]

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Summer Preview

May has been a whirlwind and it seems like if I blink it will be summer vacation. I am still in a bit of denial about this little fact. This weekend was hot and we spent a bunch of it outside – spreading mulch and attending the school’s Fun Run and Garden Party. Even though […]

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Springtime 2012

There were bits and pieces of this spring that didn’t warrant a dedicated post. So I will present them together.     1. From the upper left moving down, we introduced Molly to the chickens – all was well and they are off to a peaceful co-existence 2. St Patricks Day parade – We went […]

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Who had a birthday party?

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A photo a day project

I am sure you have all seen 365 day projects. It seems like everyone it doing a photo-a-day project. It seemed like a great new year project and a fun way to capture everyday moments with my iphone. After about 60 days I missed a few days and then it seemed like more of a chore than […]

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Super Bowl Babies

They could have cared less that there were was a lot of awesome food (Korean tacos! yum!) or a football game, but the babies did seem to enjoy getting to play with lots of people. I enjoyed getting to lay on teh floor and take some pictures before they were too tired to play. I […]

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