Polka Dot Cottage Category Archive for : family

Archive for family

That April Busy Thing

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Blogging has taken a back seat to all of the usual early April stuff: family celebrations, income tax, and other things…

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Shared Family Summertime Delusion

Shared Family Summer Delusion, at Polka Dot Cottage

Wherein we, desperate for some summer beach time, create a bit of our own. In the snow.

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Rhinebeck Weekend

Rhinebeck weekend, at Polka Dot Cottage

My son and I spent the weekend in New York State, enjoying the Autumn weather and the Sheep and Wool Festival.

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Lens Mama / Day 1: Routine - making lunches

It’s been a while since I took one of those email-prompt-a-day photography classes. I was kind of thinking it might be fun to do it again, and so I have jumped into Darrah Parker’s Lensmama class.

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Ultra Week with BOG and Flufy

Ultra Week, a YouTube series with Boring Office Guy and I am Flufy

It’s Ultra Week with Boring Office Guy and I am Flufy For those who love Ultraman, or those who love BOG and Flufy!

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We celebrated Neil’s birthday at Ocean Grove and Asbury Park this year. It was fun, and eating out saved me from having to bake cupcakes ;-)

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Night Tripping

Ocean Grove day trip, at Polka Dot Cottage

We took one of our nighttime day trips down the shore last week. The boardwalk in Ocean Grove is still missing, but it didn’t stop us from enjoying ourselves.

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Lisa Takes the Easy Way Out

Weekending at Polka Dot Cottage

In which I say I’m not going to write much, but then I write a book anyway: traveling with older kids presents a different set of challenges than traveling with littles.

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Treasure hunting

Follow the string to welcome summer! @lclarke522

A little unexpected after-school follow-the-string fun for the first day of summer vacation.

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Reading, and thoughts on Summer screen time

Reading, and Thoughts on Summer Screen Time @lclarke522

Wherein I visit the library, get a pile of cool books to show you, and use them to segue into thoughts about my new approach to screen time this summer.

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