Costco, My Love

My feelings for Costco are a mix of love and joy and hatred and stress. I love what I can get at Costco. I like that everything is our family’s size. I love that there are so many organic options, especially because I live in a city with few organic options.
I can’t stand the crowds.
But the items available outweigh the torture of taking 6 children into crowds and so we go. And we get food. And mealtimes are happy.
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Preparing For Lyla!

I pulled out all of Ember and Everett’s baby clothes and cloth diapers and blankets and bibs to pick out what was usable for Lyla. I also orderedΒ  her some stuff that we didn’t have and it all started arriving this week! Things are getting real! We’re going to have another baby!

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Playing, Schooling

I love when Ember and Everett play together.
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We made at least a dozen batches of homemade playdough this year. We mostly used an edible recipe since Everett liked to eat it each time.
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The particular homeschool journals the kids are homeschooling with in this next picture are from Fun Schooling Books. I bought all mine on Amazon. Here’s the link: Homeschool Journals on Amazon (nothing on my blog is affiliated, obviously. Just things I actually find, buy, and use) 066eresized