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Books We’re Reading This Week 4/17

With the warmer weather, we’ve enjoyed some outdoor reading sessions this week which has been SO nice. Not only have we been relaxing in the sunshine, we’ve had the pleasure of reading some really great books this week. Here are the titles we’ve read. The Winged Watchman is historical fiction set during World War 2. […]

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Books We’re Reading This Week 4/3

Here are the books we’re reading — and loving — this week! Gone-Away Lake is our read aloud for school this week. We’ve really enjoyed it right from the first page. Jorryn was excited to find out there are more books by this author and we’ve already ordered them! After finishing Little Britches a couple […]

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Grand Re-Opening: Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium

Jorryn and I had the honor of being one of the first to experience the newly renovated Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The planetarium is located inside the museum and is named after the Grand Rapids born astronaut who lost his life in a tragic fire abroad the Apollo 1 […]

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Family Day @ Grand Rapids Public Museum

The past year has been SO busy for our family. Usually by the weekend I feel overwhelmed at both the hours I’ve put into work and the items still left to accomplish. Despite my best efforts, I feel like we’ve been living a very unbalanced life. Our days are full of “have tos” — work, […]

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Bean Growing Experiment

  Bean Growing Experiment.   So in my attempt to continue working on projects, Jorryn and I decided to sprout some beans! This experiment was very easy to complete, with items already at home. It was also great to see the progress everyday! Jorryn, Zane, and I all enjoyed watching through the clear glass each […]

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Disappearing Act | Egg and Vinegar Experiment

Egg and Vinegar Experiment.   So, I’ll admit.. I’m not really the mom to do amazing projects all the time. I try to remember to do cool projects, it just doesn’t always happen. I am getting better about fitting them in though!   I read about this great egg and vinegar experiment and seemed like […]

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