Adventures

Toy Organization Essentials for Tiny Humans

One thing I have discovered about tiny humans is that they love to get all the things out, but not put things back up.  Mildred is a great example of this.  She will be playing with a toy, and then become distracted by another, and another, leaving a trail of toys in her wake. That…

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Baby Ducks!

The baby ducks have arrived!  Yesterday morning, I picked up a box of ducklings from the post office. Yes, you can indeed get ducks by mail, which is super useful when you don’t live near a hatchery. Many local farm supply stores, such as Rural King, do carry chicks and other poultry in the spring,…

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Follow Friday – Houseful of Nicholes

Welcome to this month's Follow Friday post, where I'll be sharing with you one of my favorite blogs on the internet. This Follow Friday post, I want to introduce you to Houseful Of Nicholes.  This lifestyle blog, by Chicago native (and fabulous internet friend) Natasha focuses on topics that affect her family, like education, and…

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Happy Easter

I hope you had a super Easter this year.  Our little family did.  Mil & I went on an Easter Egg Hunt at my mom's church on Saturday, followed by dying eggs at my mom's house.  Mil hasn't quite figured out how to hunt for eggs, but all the grandmas and grandpas were happy to…

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Mildred Jane at 1 Year!

Mildred Jane has officially made her 1st trip around the sun. She still has no hair, but her 3rd tooth just popped through, and it looks like she might be working on number 4. I made a simple little cake for her for her birthday. (I topped it with one of the puzzle pieces from…

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Coffee Talk – On Feminism & Appropriation

Barbie & Feminism International Women's Day was yesterday, and to celebrate, Barbie has released a line of dolls based on inspiring and historic women.  It's called the Role Models collection. I played with Barbie dolls when I was little.  That was back before they came in different sizes and skin tones. Heck, back then it…

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TBB Asks – Beauty Edition

Eyelash Curler? Yes. At least when I really and truly do my makeup.  Most days, I'm a lipstick only kind of gal. Favorite Nail Shade? I never wear nail polish because it won't stay on my nails.  They are weird and polish just peels off of them, but I'm a big fan of the traditional…

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Follow Friday – Living Outside the Stacks

Ages ago, when I first started this blog, I had a regular feature called "Follow Friday." It was my own spin on the #FollowFriday tag on Twitter where I would share a blog that I enjoyed reading. While I don't plan to do this every week, I do think it's time to bring the feature…

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