Archives for October 2013

The Friday Five: 5 Random Things


Good morning, friends!  This week just zoomed by for me and was a bit of an emotional roller coaster (we are fine, but we received sad news about a few families we care a lot about this week, so our hearts are heavy).

So, this Friday finds me without a formal Five post.  Instead of skipping it, I thought it might be fun to just share five random things today – sort of an end of the week wrap up, but not quite that organized.

So, here are this week’s Friday Five:  5 Random Things …

1.  Max is a reader!  Finally, after months of insisting he couldn’t do it, and with a little bit of gentle but firm encouragement, my son is reading.  It is pretty awesome!  We are reading Garfield comics together and he really loves The Magic Tree House series.  I’m also reading Farmer Boy to him (he’s not quite up to reading it himself just yet) and I love watching his face as he listens to a book that I loved myself as a child.  This reading thing is pretty wonderful!

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Crafting Community Tote Bag Giveaway

Crafting Community 2013

Jillian and I had such a wonderful time at Crafting Community earlier this month.  In case you missed it, I shared some of the details of our trip in this post from last week.

I’ve got some fun news today:  the folks at Crafting Community have offered a tote bag full of amazing goodies to a Simple Kids reader!

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Weekend Link Love and Target Ticket Winner

Deer in the garden

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