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The boys have been rocking their Read Aloud Revival 31 Day Challenge, {I blogged about it here}, so we celebrated by using one of the coupons they (RAR) provided. Donuts! On a Sunday morning before church. What could be better?? Donuts on Sunday mornings seems to transport me to small town America nostalgia. Sigh. But getting back to the reason for the celebrating, the boys have done so well with their 15 minutes reading out loud every day. And we really don’t have that much longer to go til the end of the month!

I’m always trying to come up with little activities for Bergen since she tends to get left out of the bigger kid activities. She enjoyed playing with these Imagination Magnets the other day.
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And this was a fun activity Tony saw on fb the other night. You take a little playdoh, stab some spaghetti noodles in it, and then have the child place other hollow noodles on the spaghetti. It was very fun! She got it right away. And then after about 5 minutes I heard lots of crunching as she started eating all the raw noodles. Bah. All well. She broke up the spaghetti and made little spikes all over in the playdoh too. Even though this project didn’t last long, I’d do it again. It was easy.


Last year we got a make your own snow-globe kit for Christmas. There was some leftover clay, so we pulled it out and made dolphins. You can make really cute snow globes just by using jars. We didn’t do that this time, but sometime we will make those!

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While the boys played with the clay, I started a new read aloud book. We then had snack after so we had a rare treat of apple cider in our rustic mugs and dried berries. We thought these would be the most fitting snacks to tie in with the book.


It has been warmer here this last week–over 30 degrees! So the boys have played outside a lot.


They also enjoy doing yoga every once in a while. I find a kids yoga on YouTube and stream it on the tv.


Big news for the boys this week was moving their bedroom downstairs. We had an egress window put in and that meant the boys could have their own room separate from Bergen. It was hard for me. I enjoyed having them all in the same little room. It was a tight squeeze but I was proud of our small living. So the bunkbeds moved down… sniff, sniff. The transition is going well and the extra space does feel nice.


There you have it. Some of the happenings around here this last week. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!