Category Archives: Home and Hearth

Jacob’s 8th grade achievements

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Jacob hasn’t stopped surprising us thus far. When Jacob was younger, he didn’t like to eat and had to be forced to eat. He used to be so shy that he didn’t use to say much about anything. In recent … Continue reading

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Our house this Spring

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Our home received a makeover this Spring on both the inside and outside. We filed a claim with our home insurance company last Fall for soot damage and received an assessment from a home renovation/restoration company from Elizabethtown. So, when … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring in our home

These lovely tulips grow from forced bulbs.

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Jacob is turning 15

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Our oldest son is turning 15 years old this week and is behaving like a true teenager. These days he walks around the house with his noise-cancelling headset on to listen to electronic music. He usually doesn’t hear us calling … Continue reading

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Liam!

Liam is our new cat. He is a Maine Coon breed which is closely related to the Norwegian forest cat. He has soft, fluffy hair, a beautiful mane and a playful, affectionate nature. When his rescuer found him, he was … Continue reading

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Boys sweet boys

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James’ comic – The brave knight and the evil dragon

Our James loves making his own comic. Partly thanks to this, he was not at all bored during the lockdown and before school started. He enjoyed creating comic characters, drawing them and then talked about them at length to Jacob, … Continue reading

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Boys enjoying at home

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Adornments for our back patio

Begonia (red), vinca (white), succulents and purple Angelonia.

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Mother’s Day 2020 – Thank you!

Thanks to all for my Mother’s Day cards!! All your beautiful sentiments are wonderful! As I see it, being a mother is a privilege and a lifetime, around-the-clock career. As a full-time mother, I don’t get to go home from … Continue reading

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