Exploring the Neighborhood

If you've been following, you may have seen me mention that we have moved. We're no longer in a tiny apartment with noisy neighbors! Nope, instead we have a cute little house in a very quiet area. My mama lives in the house next door. We can have a garden. There are woods nearby, a field, and a creek. We can easily walk to the dollar store, a playground, and a small store that has freshly made foods for sale (you know, for the times we're naughty and want a pizza or cheeseburger.) We can even Read more [...]
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Snow Day

We don't normally get a lot of snow here. Usually we get a lot of cold, some wind, a good bit of ice, and a lot of slush. But a couple days ago, it snowed. I was able to get Boobear out before it started melting and turning into ice. The snow was still powdery and, while there wasn't much of it, he was incredibly happy. I think the pictures will speak for themselves. He made snow angels, tiny snowmen, admired the icicles, and attempted to count the snowflakes that stuck to his gloves. Read more [...]
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And the winner is….

So the Kwik Stix giveaway is over! I assigned each entry a random number and had Boobear choose the number.

So the winner is…

Nicole!

Please email me with your address so I can send it to the company and they can send out your Kwik Stix. :)

Thanks for entering!

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Kwik Stix: Review and Giveaway

We were offered the chance to review a set of Kwik Stix from the folks at The Pencil Grip, Inc. We received a set of 12 Kwik Stix to try out. And we'll be offering a set of Kwik Stix to one lucky winner! Kwik Stix are solid sticks of tempera paint. No more jars, spills, or unexpected paint running down the side of anything - including the picture. Think of glue sticks - these work just like them! Just turn the little dial at the bottom and you're ready to paint. When you're done, turn it the other Read more [...]
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It's certainly new for us - we just moved! We found a little house where the rent is cheaper than our apartment was, we're very close to family (walking distance!), and there's quite a lot of nature. Boobear is utterly delighted. Moving is a big deal - there's so much to it. We found things we didn't even remember we owned. We donated so much we're on a first-name basis with Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity. So things are moving a bit slow here on the blog, I know, but bear Read more [...]
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