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It was a fantastic weekend.  The weather finally turned, and on Sunday we went up to Sean and Barb's to celebrate Grace and Colin's first communions.  It was wonderful - the kids all got to play outside, and the adults got to play with them. :)  My Dad loves to play ball, and he was having a blast teaching the young ones the fundamentals of how to swing a bat.  I will admit my dear daughter is not the most naturally athletically inclined kid!  And we have been remiss in getting her outside to just teach her how to play catch.

I did a much better job of getting outside after work this week, too.  I need to do it more often - who cares if I don't feed the kids till 7?  We're outside, having fun, exercising, getting fresh air.  

Other random notes - some self portraits in my attempt to make sure that there are actually pictures of me with my kids.

I put up curtains in my craft room.  I used the ties from Jelly Rolls for the tiebacks.  It makes me smile.  (Total win on the curtains - too.  They were the ones that used to hang in the dining room, three or four houses ago.  Just happen to work in this room - get something out of storage and don't spend money!)

Here are some of the fat quarters going into one of my next projects.  I signed up for the machine quilting class on Craftsy.  These are going into the squares - it's a quilt as you go project, so fulfills one of my yearly goals.  I think it will also be the quilt I'll give to the church to auction off, so a two for one!

And just because it makes me smile, Gunner napping on my hubby.  He was one tuckered out little boy.


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