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Photo a Day Challenge

On January 1st I started a photo a day challenge and you can see my photos over at stormwp.wordpress.com. I’m not following any sort of list or recommendations but rather just taking a photo a day. Turns out that taking a photo a day is both easy and hard. Some days I see lots of […]

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5th Grade – Let’s Do This

Time just keeps marching on and Lily started 5th grade this year. Last year our school moved the 5th grade to the middle school so now she’s a middle schooler. I still can’t quite comprehend that. Now that she’s in 5th grade she’s required to have her own Chromebook, a trapper keeper, has a band […]

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I Built A Bat House

I recently built a bat house. It even has a Bat Girl sticker. Since I hear bats eat mosquitos, I thought it may be a good idea to attract a few. Plus we had a bat living in one of our vents a year or two ago so I thought it’d be easy to attract […]

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Happy 10th Birthday Lily!

Happy Birthday to my sweet girl. This time it’s double digits! Lily had a great time with her family and friends over the past few days. First, we had grandparents and uncles up for some yard games and ice cream cake. Then we had a family day. Followed by a trip to Valleyfair with a […]

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Super Father’s Day

For Father’s Day, my daughter made me a super gift. Six jars, all super hero themed and filled with different items. Ironman – Almond M&Ms Thor – Cheesy Chex Mix Batman – Lemonade Drink Mix Captain America – Junior Mints Flash – Hot Tamales Spiderman – DQ Gift Card It was a very cool idea […]

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Built an owl box. – Now waiting for an owl.

Today I finished building an owl box and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. I followed instructions from Four Oaks Crafts and they were pretty good. I’m not the most skilled when it comes to building things, so I’m excited it turned out. Why did I create an owl box? Well, I hear […]

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I tried to wrap a kitten.

We’ve been seeing those videos of people wrapping cats for Christmas so we decided to try it ourselves with our kitten. Overall, I call it a success. He was pretty much wrapped, didn’t draw any blood, and, for the most part, allowed me to do whatever. This turned out much better than we expected.

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