Category: Mothering

You know, that thing you 24/7?

  • Helping Boy

    If you think about it, there are lots of things a little boy can do to help, if give him clear instructions and a stool!Here he is placing the sliced sweet potatoes onto the baking pan after I cut them. He is also very good at shredding lettuce. Though he does like to taste-test as…

    Continue reading ->

  • The Party, Part One

    Hey, everyone! I know the blog has been dead, and everyone has been anxious to see pics and hear news. We are all alive and well, just busy living every moment to the fullest! It was sooo hot this weekend that I spent as little time as possible in our trailer – thus the lack…

    Continue reading ->

  • Cookies and Milk

    Learning to Dunk

    Continue reading ->

  • Museum of Play

    Jesse was quite enthralled when we visited the Museum of Play in Rochester on Wednesday. Mommy, too, had some moments of awe – I could have stared at the dollhouses all day. The fish tank was a favorite. Playing with Mommy Building a wall and…knocking it down. ๐Ÿ™‚ Shapes with Great Grandma Joyce. Our tickets…

    Continue reading ->

  • Edith Schaeffer on the Hidden Art of Food

    “Cooking as an art – ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it so – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook, or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery, but as an art.” making fresh salad dressing “It is not necessary to…

    Continue reading ->

  • Poonga!

    Dear readers,This post is to educate you on a bath time tradition in the Bauman household and homes of their progeny. This is called a POONGA.It is made when soft, small child hair is moosed upwards with the aide of shampoo. Auntie Lee created this prime example of poonga art in Jesse’s hair when she…

    Continue reading ->

  • Continue reading ->

  • Favorite Moments

    On Sunday we left from Church and drove down to Fenwick Island, Delaware, to join my in-laws at the timeshare they had rented for the week. We made lots of great memories, as the slideshow will show, but I just have to highlight my favorite memories of the week – The Boy, his Daddy, and…

    Continue reading ->

  • We’re Back!

    Our little family at the Atlantic Ocean.More pictures of our fun trip coming soon! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Continue reading ->

  • "Out" and About

    Benjamin, Esther, and Jesse enjoying the great views out the bus windows. Well, as Olivia mentioned yesterday, we went visiting Jeremy’s grandparents last night. It was a test run for the new bus, which we hope to take on a two week road trip in July. Let’s just say that it was good we did…

    Continue reading ->

  • Benjamin, Esther, and Jesse enjoying the great views out the bus windows. Well, as Olivia mentioned yesterday, we went visiting Jeremy’s grandparents last night. It was a test run for the new bus, which we hope to take on a two week road trip in July. Let’s just say that it was good we did…

    Continue reading ->

  • Amazingly enough, neither the camera nor the photographer were injured in the making of this film.

    Continue reading ->

  • Hi, everyone – aunties, uncles, grandparents and the rest of my fans! Mama said that, to make up for my “Citrus on Ice” not making it into the Wordless Weekend contest (see previous post and its comments), she would let me make an announcement. She said for me to tell you this: When Auntie Lee…

    Continue reading ->

  • Portait of a Young Artist

    Is it any wonder he seems to have a sense of the artistic? He got a double dose from both his mommy and daddy. We came home last night and Mommy had to run out on an errand real quick before bed. When she came back, Daddy directed her attention to where the Boy was…

    Continue reading ->

  • Thrifted Thursday

    Oh, boy – we made out good this week, and I just had to share!Found: at the Bed, Bath, and Beyond Clearance store – At last! After 2 1/2 years of marriage, we have full set of dishes! Originally $60, we got the whole box for $13, ’cause the serving bowl was broken. That’s less…

    Continue reading ->

  • Monday Clippings

    So, how was your weekend? Mine was lovely. I enjoyed getting back to Church (last week I had not felt well enough to attend), and the final summery day before a week of authentic April wet and chill set in. I wore a vintage style dress I made last year, but had not worn since,…

    Continue reading ->