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Easy ideas for a homemade Valentine’s Day

Easy ideas for a homemade Valentine’s Day

If you need a last minute idea for a homemade expression of love on Valentine’s Day, here are a couple of ideas I’ve used in years past. 1.  heart crayons 2.  hanging heart strings 3.  knitted hearts 4.  homemade card:  I love you more than…

Tech or trek: on ice

Tech or trek: on ice

I’m still motivated to get us out away from our tech on the weekends, so today we did a little walk along the lake in search of fresh air and prettiness amongst the brown. The boys (all 4 of them) had fun playing on the ice. I liked taking pictures of the little red and … Continue reading

Just Life…

Just Life…

First off, I’m happy to see that I am not related to all the people who have “liked” the Twyste Facebook page. If I am related to you and you liked the page, that still makes me happy; but it’s nice to see some others filling in too! On to today, though… I’ve been going … Continue reading

A year in review…

A year in review…

You realize that a year in review is only two weeks at this point, don’t you? It sounds way more impressive to say “a year in review” though. Does anyone else hear it being said in a news anchor voice?  “A  year  in  review … with  Tom  Brokaw.”  How ’bout now? Anyway, I’m doing a … Continue reading

The Motherhood Manual- I have all the answers.

The Motherhood Manual- I have all the answers.

Yesterday I told you how babies and blog buttons are related. Today, I am sharing the first installment of my Motherhood Manual, which will cover many other tidbits I’ve learned from my time with babies. That’s right, let the wisdom flow… Prologue Preface Background: A few years ago, I had a baby. He was my … Continue reading

What do babies have to do with blog buttons?

What do babies have to do with blog buttons?

In my last post I threw out the idea that I’d make a button for those of us participating in the 365 Days to Simplicity (I’ll make a grungier button for those of you who don’t want something cutesy- maybe the “Purge” one?).  I also casually mentioned that I didn’t know how to make the … Continue reading

Tech or trek…

Tech or trek…

I’m constantly struggling within myself, fighting the pull of the tech (iPhone, iPad, laptop) and the pull of the simple tech less existence I imagine… you know, the unrealistic yet appealing one where I have a garden (with deer who gaze, not graze), knit daily, make my own applesauce, and have a bathroom that sparkles … Continue reading