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these days

Posted on April 8th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

The last couple of weeks, our days have been… days of drinking NORA tea with lemon and honey in the morning. NORA=Nettles, Oat straw, Red raspberry leaf, Alfalfa. I buy them in bulk and mix together. Good for pregnancy. days of eating birthday pudding (while it lasted) in the afternoon. The recipe was perfect with 2/3 […]

smoothie day at whole foods

Posted on April 1st, 2012 by mountain girl  |  Comments Off on smoothie day at whole foods

Zia and I went to a Healthy Breakfast class at Whole Foods in Boulder. It was geared toward moms, and was great becauset it was so kid-friendly. The class really was a blast. It was totally hands-on for the kids. Whitney was a great teacher, and started out by reading “If You Give a Pig […]

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wanted: one big brother

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

This week I’ve been keeping a very bored little girl busy during her brother’s spring break to NM. When she got tired of painting and drawing and reading books and watching nature movies, she asked to try finger knitting, then crocheting with a hook, and finally needlepoint on plastic canvas. After that she chopped up […]

4-H fair girl and ski slope boy

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

This weekend we went to the Boulder County 4-H Fair. Caleb wanted to go skiing, so we dropped him off at Eldora and went on to the fair with a very excited little girl. It was a fun little indoor fair, run by kids and their families. They had a nice mix of livestock, games, […]

hello crystals, goodbye butterflies

Posted on November 8th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  Comments Off on hello crystals, goodbye butterflies

A couple of weeks ago, Caleb got a crystal growing kit at the science shop in Nederland. He mixed up some potions and set them on the counter. We watched them change and grow each day, until they finally became 2 beautiful, sparkly crystals. Here’s the amethyst. It’s a sweet, grapey purple. Caleb started it on […]

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