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The Dining Room: Medieval Times

My 6 year old's life ambition is to become a knight. He wants to battle bravely and ride a loyal steed to protect his kingdom. He's created an alter-ego dubbed The Green Knight, who stars in all of my son's stories and songs. We wanted our son to have a memorable 6th birthday and we… Continue reading The Dining Room: Medieval Times

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The Reading Room: The Little Shop In The Big Woods

I started an experiment this year to see how profitable a little online used book shop could be for me. My goal was to make more money than I spent and to only sell books that I'd want to own. I didn't know if it would be easy to find enough books to run a… Continue reading The Reading Room: The Little Shop In The Big Woods

The Atrium

The Atrium: Welcome to June

Source: myvintagemending.blogspot.com via Jessica on Pinterest   Welcome, dear friends, to another month! It's been a surprisingly pleasant month for me despite my dislike for warm weather or summer clothing. It's been surprisingly pleasant, even though I expected to become really depressed about Father's Day, and I wasn't sure if I'd be able to celebrate… Continue reading The Atrium: Welcome to June

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The Craft Room: My New Work in Progress Bag

I can't over-emphasize how tiny my home is. It's very tiny. Very. And for the last few years, I've been searching for the best, most attractive way to keep my VIP WIPs close at hand. I tried to use fabric bags, but those always seemed to come open and there was no way to organize… Continue reading The Craft Room: My New Work in Progress Bag

The Kids Room

The Kids Room: Salad People and One Tricked Recipe

For Christmas, my younger son asked for cookbooks. So we purchased two of the Mollie "Moosewood" Katzen's cookbooks for very young children, Salad People, and Pretend Soup. He tries to make something every day from the cookbooks. We usually have most of the ingredients that he needs, but when we don't, he improvises. He calls it,… Continue reading The Kids Room: Salad People and One Tricked Recipe