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merrybabies
I'm a mother of four little ones and a wife to my sweetheart and a dreamer and an encourager and a builder of many things.
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I had that overwhelmingly grateful feeling today as I messed around with my littles this afternoon. I don't want to forget these days! And the truth is, I already do. In some ways, I am so sad I've missed sharing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at merry babies
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Or the point to this series of pictures, but since they're here, I'll offer them up, with a few comments. Wearing a head band from my childhood--thanks again, Mom, for saving so many great handmade pieces! New rollerblades...so fun! They... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at merry babies
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Asa spent all morning working on a game that we made last night. Really he made it, and I gave helpful suggestions. It's amazing--very complex and complete and actually fun to play. I am so delighted to have him doing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at merry babies
Oh, it's been so long. I was actually looking through the blog a couple of days ago, because I couldn't remember exactly what new year's traditions we had tried in the past that weren't our epic hat-making, dance-partying, fondue-eating new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at merry babies
Amazing! Thanks for a crazy fun, dreamy opportunity!
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Marybeth, this is so lovely! Thanks for those beautiful photos. How nice to see me interacting with Samara. :) That doesn't usually get caught on film...
Toggle Commented Aug 27, 2012 on Farewell Post pt. 2 at merry babies
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Daddy Daughter Dance: I have to say that this was definitely one of my favorite events to observe this year. Sure, in years past I've seen pictures of all the cute little girls in their cute little dresses and heard... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2012 at merry babies
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Hello all, it's your friendly neighborhood MaryBeth here with a series of farewell posts to conclude my wonderful year with the Bonner family. I actually already moved out, but I figured I'm still in the grace period to say farewell.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at merry babies
thanks, Amy!
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2012 on An August Post at merry babies
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Oh hello there. Em asked me a while ago if I would like to make a few guest posts and I heartily agreed. The only problem I ran into though, was not knowing where to start! I've really fallen in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at merry babies
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This is an old one, too--and what's funny about this is that I just unpacked that shirt from my summer bin. I made it with one of our friend's old feed sacks. I've made Samara a dress or two from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at merry babies
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From September, maybe? Funny that now we are on to all the spring decor around here...and all that hair has gone and is coming back... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at merry babies
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The other day we were playing outside and it was that lovely kind of gray day that makes all the colors just pop...so I got out my camera. That's noteworthy, these days. And I remembered why I love taking pictures.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at merry babies
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Since Emily isn't doing too much blogging these days - leaving us all in the lurch - I asked her if I might be able to guest blog and give you a behind the scenes look at her life. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at merry babies
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She's into everything. I love it! She's so darling while she's getting into trouble, don't you think? Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at merry babies
Anybody know how to make pics I upload from my phone be the right size? I sure don't. :) e
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2012 on Happy new year! at merry babies
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What a happy new year this has been already! There is nothing like ringing in the new year surrounded by family and friends. Those pictures will be coming soon...but for now, here are a few pics from our family time... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at merry babies
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We got some of the kids out of school one afternoon a couple weeks ago and took them to the OU percussion studio's holiday concert. We got the "best" seats in the house, behind and above them. We could see... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at merry babies
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...dresses herself and packs leftover muffins to take to her teachers. Perfect. Where did the bonnet habit disappear to? Aren't you hoping it returns? I am. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at merry babies
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Be warned, this has nothing to do with Christmas. It's just that I've found a minute while I wait for the marmalade to boil to look through pictures, and I realized we've never showed the continuation of the Bonner Buzz-off... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at merry babies
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All this month, we've been having advent dinners every monday evening, celebrating the light of Jesus coming into the world. It's been so good, so fun, so full of light and life and hope and joy and peace and lots... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at merry babies
I forgot to give photo credits to the lovely MaryBeth! That was hers--most of them were. Shes so good!
Toggle Commented Dec 15, 2011 on Santa Lucia at merry babies
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Happy Santa Lucia Day (yesterday)! We actually celebrated this past weekend. We certainly aren't sticklers for the date and, well, Sunday morning worked best for us... We had so much fun including MaryBeth in our celebration this year! It's always... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at merry babies
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We are starting to get into the swing of Christmas crafting--it only took me a month to clean up the art room after the Halloween rush... Samara and I made these a couple of days ago: Thanks to my cousin... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at merry babies
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Tonight's the night--the cookies are ready and the dilly crackers are made! We made ours earlier this week, and then we did our family decorating time last night with a sweet friend of ours, Laura. I looked back over the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at merry babies