{10 on 10} July

This month’s Ten on Ten (10 photos posted on the 10th of the month) is a fairly random selection from our Fourth of July holiday weekend. Garden harvest Community fireworks Late night drive home Removing her “make-up” First experience with sparklers Dale – our weekend visitor Waterfront view Backyard beauty I hope you’ll head on […]

{10 on 10} June

It’s time for another installment of Ten on Ten (10 photos from one day posted on the 10th of the month). This was our Saturday, May 24: a wonderfully rickety ride on the North Bend/Snoqualmie historical train with lunch in Snoqualmie and shopping on our return trip to North Bend. It was difficult to narrow […]

{339 and 340/365} nails and community fun

Days 5 and 6 of our countdown! Yesterday we painted festive nails — candy cane stripes and gold stars on pink! Tonight we bundled up and enjoyed lots of fun at the Sammamish Tree Lighting Ceremony. The kiddos got to chat with Santa and Princess Merry, decorate cookies, get their faces painted, play games and […]

{335/365} let the countdown begin!

I can hardly believe it is here! With daily surprises in the advent calendar, the countdown to Christmas is almost as much fun as Christmas itself in our house. In the past, our advent calendar has been filled with trinkets, small presents and a few coveted pieces of candy. This year, we changed things up […]

{317/365} holiday books

Visited our local library after school today to pick out a bunch of holiday stories for what we hope will become a new tradition. Starting Dec. 1, we will be counting down the 25 days of Christmas with a different holiday story each night, ending on the 24th with ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” The […]