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The Week That Was – 5.26

January 14th, 2013 · 8 Comments

A New Year and a New weather tree… and we had unseasonably rainy days…

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Christmas has past…
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And summer is here in full force… which means pink evening skies…

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And bedtimes stories under the stars…

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And walks on the mountain…

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And breakfast on the beach before school…

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Summer berries…

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And apple cobblers…

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Plenty of games…

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And marble running…

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Preparing of feasts…

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And little worlds…

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And one of us is going places…

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We have a house guest…

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We have an impending house guest…

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And would you look… A letter from Shirley Hughes!!!

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Our Artwork of the Week:

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And tons of library books have been read…

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And we have moved onto book two in the series, Prince Caspian:

And this is what the Hoods got up to: Heaps of projects… everyone seems to be in the thick of busy-ness!!!

Hood #1: Inherited my camera and has shot about fifty million photographs since then…

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Hood #2: Has a project requiring wood and tools and a I am sure that everything will eventually be revealed, but right now it is on the “hush-hush”!!!

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Hood #3: Spent the last week immersed with Harry… book after book after book!!!

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Hood #4: The feather collector…

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Built himself a lego laptop, complete with portable flash drive!!!

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Hood #5: Discovered that if you can follow a recipe then really you can work your way through any “How to instructions…” It was a bit of a relevation!!!

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Hood #6: Made our first attempt at chocolate bark…

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In a word or two: Grand success!!!

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Hood #7: Was just her gorgeous self!!!

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Hood #8: Has become my kitchen counter ally at all hours of the day or night…

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And I am working like crazy on this year’s Sketchbook Project and it’s due on Tuesday… working… working… working…

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8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Melanie Grant // Jan 14, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    Wow Hood #1 has certainly inherited his mother’s gift at photography. He might have to become your official blog-photograph-taker:)

  • 2 se7en // Jan 14, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    Thanks Mel, He is a star, I’ll let him know you said so!!! Have a good week!!!

  • 3 Carolyn // Jan 14, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Love, love, love the marble run photo! The close-up of the dragonfly is awesome. I can’t wait to see your finished sketchbook. 🙂

  • 4 se7en // Jan 15, 2013 at 2:14 am

    Hay Carolyn, Thanks for the love, love, love… we are kind of loving our marble run!!! Working full tilt on the Sketchbook!!!

  • 5 Zoe // Jan 15, 2013 at 8:31 am

    ooh Shirley Hughes!!
    Zoe´s last blog post ..I’m looking for a book about… green issues / sustainability / recycling

  • 6 Anton // Jan 16, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    I like your idea for the book shelf and my two Jelly’s enjoyed watching Prince Caspian on DvD – from the BBC.

    Enjoy the week ahead.

  • 7 se7en // Jan 16, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Hay Zoe…Well spotted!!! We just about died of excitement!!! Seriously the coolest thing on this earth!!! Hope you have a great week!!!

  • 8 se7en // Jan 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    Hay Anton, Pleased to see you on our blog… Our book shelf serves so many purposes… but right now it is library books… Hope you and your kiddo’s have a great week too!!!

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