Thursday, July 28, 2011

{pretty, happy, funny, real}

Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life.  

{pretty}

 Our quickly growing Twinkle Toes, wearing a pretty new dress and holding the Strawberry & Peach Tea Cake we just finished baking! 


{happy}

Captain loves the new Catan: Cities and Knights Game Expansion, for with The Settlers of Catan, that he received for his birthday!


{funny}


"The Fireman" made with Stockmar Modeling Beeswax
by Rascal (age 9)


{real}

Snuggles was the only one that didn't like the Tea Cake...  

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7 comments:

  1. Oh! Twinkle Toes gets more lovely everyday! My boys were very impressed with the bee's wax "fireman". Great detail! And we all *love* Catan games in this house, too.
    And my soon to be 6 yr. old son upon seeing the pic of your tea cake said, "Oh! Mom, you need to make that again! It was SO yum!"
    LOL :)

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  2. Yes, the wax firemen are quite impressive!

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  3. Twinkle Toes eyes just pop with that pretty blue dress. I love Lands End. Just tried their swimming suits for the first time this year...2 thumbs up! We swim six months out of the year and these still look brand new!

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  4. Beautiful eyes! Oh my gosh! All my girls have worn the LE dresses... beautiful, durable, modest. Have a lovely weekend! +JMJ+

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  5. We love Lands End too! It doesn't look like the dress is on sale anymore, but last week there was a 20% off coupon and free shipping, making it a little more affordable - in addition to the additional 6% back from clicking over from Ebates first (here is my Ebates referral link if any of you are not members yet!).

    I also got her an ivory long sleeve shirt that she can wear under this dress for the fall, so it should last her awhile.

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  6. thanks for the ebates tip. didn't know about this.

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  7. That dress makes Twinkle Toe's eyes POP! So pretty! And poor Snuggles, he really missed out! It looks delish!

    And I love the fireman!! That is so clever!

    And Captain needs to beat me at another game of Settlers soon, it has been too long!

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