Category Archives: family

Spring things…

Before it is summer I figured I ought to post some Spring-ish happenings and pics from life at Brightwood Cottage.  On Easter weekend we had a visit from Vince and Petra and their six kids.  Unfortunately I failed to take … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will….

So what are soccer loving boys supposed to do when winter lasts forever and the ground is covered in about 15 inches of snow? Why, spend a couple of hours shoveling a piece of the backyard and set up a … Continue reading

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Winter fun

So I haven’t posted any pictures of winter around these parts. Somehow that seems like a December/January thing. However it is March, snowing outside, and it appears that winter is not going anywhere soon. So lets embrace our reality. Here … Continue reading

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Morning mischief

When the cat’s away the mice play… or in my case, when I’m “away” reading the paper the little kiddies play. Dental floss makes a great clothes line! Like her fancy clothes?  Her choice today.  And then it was off … Continue reading

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Matching

“You don’t match, Mommy” I was informed by Annika. I glanced down at my outfit and thought I didn’t realize there was a rule that you had to match your four year old. “Why don’t I match?”, I asked.  “Well … Continue reading

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Happy birthday

Happy birthday to my two little companions during the day!  These two girls keep our home lively, and each other happy. It has been so nice to see how much fun Eliza and Annika can have together. Annika is a … Continue reading

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Fall’s here!

Who’s excited to feel a nip in the air?  Our family just loves Fall. With cooler sunny weather (hurray for mid 70’s) and even cooler nights, I figured I could haul the Autumn decor out of the attic and change … Continue reading

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