Bold Turquoise

Apr 23 2013

An Avenger’s Party for my Studly 7-year-old!

It may not have been very Pinterest-worthy, but for Roman’s 7th birthday we held our first semi-large-scale gathering at our little farm- exactly a year after we moved to the property!     The Bold Husband and I were a little nervous. Our old house had been so small that we had yet to host… Read more…

Mar 10 2012

Moments to Remember- Connect 4

  These days Lion Cub is finally old enough to really be able to start playing with Rhythm. However, Rhythm generally enjoys playing by himself and feels that Lion Cub’s…. contributions, shall we say, are more of a hindrance than anything. So, these sweet moments, when these feisty brothers can actually play an organized game… Read more…

Jan 24 2012

The Necessary Take Down

Tying to sell your house involves certain things. Such as putting copious amounts of your possessions into storage. Simplifying. Doing without some of the things you are used to having available (like my grain mill and beloved BOSCH mixer- sniff sniff). Even having to take down certain, very specific decor items. Like this one- Now,… Read more…

Oct 12 2011

Wake up and smile…

Ok- yesterday sucked. Just being real here. Everything spiraled completely down hill, I was sick and we all ended up in horrible moods. No. Good. So today, in spite of still feeling like junk, I decided to wake up and make it a better day. To make anything within my control… better. I started with… Read more…

Jun 29 2011

Kindergarten & Tot School (2) Curriculum choices for 2011-2012

Alright, I wasn’t going to post again until we got back, but since I got our curriculum post over on the boy’s blog I just had to leave you guys a link so you could check out what we’re planning for next year! Go HERE to view our curriculum choices for Kindergarten and Tot School… Read more…

Jun 20 2011

Grapevine Studies- stick figure your way through the Bible

I first heard about Grapevine Studies from this lady, and to be honest I kind of skimmed the post and dismissed it. Then she posted again. This time she talked about how she colors in her Bible, ya know, Kay Arthur-Style, and I was intrigued. She talked about how her kids take notice of how… Read more…

May 11 2011

A soup by any other color…

I cannot blame him for having an immediate aversion to ingesting this, because to be perfectly honest, I had my own doubts. I purposefully ladled an unproportionately small helping into my bowl for fear that with the first bite I would spew it across the room and thus ruin any chances of my children ever… Read more…

Apr 26 2011

Rhythm’s 5th Birthday Festivities!

Rhythm’s birthday ended up turning into a four day event!  Although his actual birthday was on Saturday we started the celebrating on Thursday.  He had a joint kid birthday party with this little big guy who also turned 5. It was perfect timing having the party on a weekday during lunch because we had the… Read more…