Category Archives: Crafts

5 Photo Friday: Flat Stanley Visits Tanzania

The second grade class at Cambridge Elementary School in Cambridge, Illinois, is reading the book Flat Stanley. Do you know that story? Stanley is a boy who is flattened when a bulletin board falls on him, and his flatness allows … Continue reading

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Crafting with Max and Elly: Toilet Paper Roll Butterflies

With a family of seven there’s no shortage of empty toilet paper rolls in our house. So I had been contemplating for a while what sort of craft project Max and Elly could do with them. Grandma and Aunt Carla … Continue reading

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#clickaday Day 6: Sidewalk Chalk Art

I caught today’s #clickaday photo just shortly before bedtime–or at least what is supposed to be bedtime; Max and Elly don’t always cooperate. Our compound is short on grass but long on concrete pavers so Max and Elly take advantage … Continue reading

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Joining the #clickaday Photography Challenge

Even though I took a ton of photos in the month of May I absolutely failed at blogging yet about the great visit Mom and my sister Carla had. I promise I’ll get to those stories–safari, goat roasts and more–but … Continue reading

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