Category Archives: Home Projects

Finally it’s getting cold

Yesterday there was a tiny bit of ice on my windshield. Today we are enjoying school in front of a beautiful fire in our 81 year old fireplace. Of course being in Florida, cold is a relative term. Today was … Continue reading

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Lent Project Complete

This year’s Lenten Project again involves the Stations of the Cross.  In previous years we have created a indoor Stations involving a beautiful piece of wood, images of the Stations, 12 candle stick holders, 12 candles, a small wooden cross, and a … Continue reading

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Overdue post

Tuesday kicked off my favorite week of the year, Holy Week.  Tuesday night the brilliant, Deacon Zmuda presented for us the Passover Meal.  We enjoyed learning, tasting, and seeing the many very Catholic symbols throughout the mini-meal.  We finished with a potluck … Continue reading

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Pot of Gold

To the casual observer this may appear to simply be a cute, retro, mini crock of butter.  Not to me.  To me it is a pot of gold.  This gold was produced by the efforts of sweet KC.  Not to mention an … Continue reading

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Although I am usually a huge fan of the rain (when I was younger I couldn’t wait to get home from work, change into comfy dark clothes and head out to take my dog, Shades, for a walk in the … Continue reading

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Yard Camping

Yesterday we were enjoying a peaceful family day.  Pat and I were pulling the carpet out of the boys’ room while the children played on the Wii.  Everything was so relaxed and peaceful. When Pat and I finished our project I sent … Continue reading

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new chicken coop

Our good friends, Judy and Jake, brought us a chicken coop Jake made for us using an old broken trampoline.  It is awesome!!!  He installed wheels that Joshua can lift into place himself.  It has a huge large handle so … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!  I hope you all had a wonderful run of Holidays.  At our house the Holiday Season began November 12th, with our 13th wedding anniversary.  What seemed like moments later We were hosting Thanksgiving for between … Continue reading

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Long Week

What a week!  Monday found me running around like a wild woman trying to get too many things done before heading south to my best friend, Kirsten’s house.  She lives less then an hour and a half away but I pack … Continue reading

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