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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Good morning Canada!
From my hotel window, I looked down on the Toronto City Hall with its extensive vegetable garden on the roof. How cool is that?
This is the second time we’ve stayed in the Marriott just off Trinity Square—a church that has been surrounded …
If you stop to let me and my girls cross the street, you might notice my two girls waving madly at you. They’ve taken to waving and smiling at just about everyone. Why do they wave at the man on the street corner (dressed up like a chicken) who’s trying to convince you to come into his restaurant for chicken wings? And why is my 5-year-old suddenly making her bed without being asked?
Wondering who I am? I’m Merit Badge Awardee Jane (MBA Jane for short). In my former life …
Since I’ve been in the homemade gift-giving spirit lately, I decided to just keep on going with the flow and work on my other Stitching and Crafting Merit Badge: Scrapbooking.
Now I know what y’all are saying: has Jane been living under a rock? We’ve all been scrapbooking since like, 2003! Well, I don’t mind saying, sometimes I’m behind the times and I just haven’t gotten around to all the fun girly crafts yet. I mean, I just now learned how to stamp and that whole craze is pretty much over. Ah well.
(My inspiration poster. I added my boyfriend, Mr. Wonderful, after we met last year. It was love at first sentence!)
One of the new gals in our design studio is getting ready to plan her outdoor wedding and asked us for ideas. So my daughter, Meg, got out photos of her farmstyle wedding and I pulled out the photos from my son Brian’s wedding to Ashley. Both my daughter, SIL, son, and DIL work full-time with me at my farm, and both were married by my husband. Life couldn’t be better.