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What a weekend!

Biggest went to see the new Hunger Games movie with some of his friends on Friday night and didn’t get home until after 10:30pm! This gave us a glimpse of the future teenage years and I DID NOT like it at all!

On Saturday, we took the train into the city for a Scout trip at the Franklin Institute. Did you know that a canary has a really fast heartbeat?

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I love the pendulum that swings in the main staircase.

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And, of course, the giant heart. Who doesn’t love the giant heart?

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Afterward, we rushed home for the big soccer tournament. It was pretty exciting. Our team didn’t win, but I was super proud of the boys for playing really hard.

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The best part of the weekend, though, was when we lit our first fire of the season, had a picnic dinner on the living room floor, and played Life.

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Sammy snuggled in to watch.

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Charlie insisted on being the banker. (He’s very good with money.)

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There is just something so wonderful about a fire in the fireplace and all my peeps at home. I feel so cozy and thankful and happy in moments like these.

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Later on, the fire died out, the kids were tucked in bed, and we were left with sleepy animals and our books. It was an introvert’s dream come true.

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Sunday was a long cold day. Littlest and I somehow ended up at home by ourselves. He was bored so we looked up science experiments on the internet. Who knew that Borax could be so entertaining?

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Scientist hard at work.

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A homemade lava lamp!

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In other news, Charlie showed his displeasure at wearing a coat.

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And I did a little stitching on Day 4!

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Have a great week!

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3 Comments

  1. Gorgeous! I want a fire (I even sourced a hearth in a recent inorganic collection!). Mase has Minion Game of Life. It gives us lots of giggles.

  2. Hanging with family, in front of a fire sounds wonderful.It was nice having both of my boys home for the holiday, so I know what you mean. Don’t have a fireplace, but the warm feeling was still the same. Day 4 is looking wonderful. Your stitching is so perfect!

  3. So glad that you had your boys home!!! Hope that you had a great holiday!

    Thanks for the compliment. I always think that my stitching is so messy compared to others I see.

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