Friday, October 31, 2008
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Beautiful fragrances and colour make me extremely happy!
(Sad to say it is overcast and misty again.)
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
So often I start a craft and half way through it gets shelved because it's not turning out how I expected it would! But this time I am very happy with the final result! After the bathroom has had a lick of paint, I will mount it on the wall above the basin.
I thought I would toot my daughter's horn. Here she is making her first mosaic piece ....... a coaster for her daddy.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
I have been into friends houses where classical music has been gently playing in the background and a truly sweet gentle spirit has been present. I have even commented to them on how peaceful their home has felt. But I could never get my household to show such decorum. We are such a noisy bunch(me included!), and I dare not even TRY and get us to be sweet and gentle...... we are just not that type of family!
We all love to make some sort of noise. Infact I prefer to think of this noise being rather ' wonderful sounds expressed from EXUBERANT hearts' rather than noise!
(Exuberant = joyously unrestrained and enthusiastic (Merriam-Webster Dictinary))
Don't get me wrong...... sweet, gentle and peaceful are great, but I'm not going to bust a garter to try and get my fam to be like that. We are exuberant and I'm proud of it!
Friday, October 17, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
So I pulled out the Plasticine and got her mixing different colours. It was a wonderful opportunity for her to enjoy some hands on learning.
A month ago Cooldude gave his Notebook to Tanzi. Overnight she became a game addict! She refuses to let me help her! (Stubborn little buzzard! )
The other day I went through all my fabrics and cut off the unneeded bits. When Tanzi came home from school I presented her with the scraps ...... her eyes lit up and she declared, "I think my kitty needs clothes!."
The clothes designing keep her busy for a couple of hours. Tanzi cut and stuck fabric together with sticky tape...... she had a ball!
Oh well MrGee is coming home tonight and we're going on a date.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
So if you have kidlets that enjoy blogging please send them on over to
WizzKid's blog ...... The Time of my Life
and CoolDude's blog ...... Just Having Fun!
I know my boys are keen to connect and make friends with other like-minded kids!
Monday, October 13, 2008
Without going into all the finer details, ........ tests showed that his kidney was functioning better! MrGee is still in fourth stage kidney failure, but he is not as close to dialysis as she had expected!
Sunday, October 12, 2008
WizzKid sat at the keyboard and with determination(and a little help from moi) he learnt " How Great is Our God!" (by Chris Tomlin). He did so well..... I can see that a fire has been lit in his heart! This excites me immensely!
Cooldude got a guitar for his birthday, and he is enjoying lessons from MrGee! It feels like a switch has been flipped in MrGee and my lives........ we are once again revelling in the praise and worship of our Savior! MrGee picked up his guitar after MANY years, and I am suddenly enjoying tonking it out on the keyboard after just as many years. How did we lose focus and desire?
What's so exciting, is that I can see my family awakening spiritually ....... What an adventure I foresee!! We are getting our groove back! Praise be to God!
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
The last time we received our homeschool package TanziPanzi curled up on it and "gave it loves!"
Sunday, October 5, 2008
WizzKid's priorities were to get his computor into his little corner and to make sure that the bug light was "Layed to rest!"
CoolDude was commisioned to build Tanzi's stationery holder..... he managed it so well, even without instructions!!
And Tanzi........ well she didn't help a stitch, but she did provide some great entertainment!
I never thought the boys would beg us to return to home-ed. When I asked them why they wanted to be home schooled again their unanimous reply was "The learning we do at homeschooling is way more exciting and interesting than that at normal school!"
Yahoo....... I can't wait to start learning again too!
Friday, October 3, 2008
Thursday, October 2, 2008