Saturday, February 9, 2013

Scavenger Hunt Sunday {2•10•13}

{The Small Things}

I have been thinking a lot lately about the memories that we are making with our kids. I tend to think it will be the small and simple things that the boys will remember most; like the excitement of putting together a new Lego set with Daddy. (and the Lego sets that my boys like now are definitely made of very small things!).


Or laughing as they worked together to get a puzzle finished (even the ones with the small pieces!).


{Illustration}

They will definitely remember all the fun we have reading picture books together and looking at the beautiful illustrations. One of my favorite things about being a librarian is bringing home a new stack of books for my kids each and every week! (This particular books is called A Sick Day for Amos McGee, which won a Caldecott Medal for its wonderful illustrations.)


{Window Beauty}



Will they will remember all of the little outings we go on? Like today when we went to the library and looked at the stained glass story window to see if we could find the pictures of the fairy tales we know so well (like sleeping beauty). Even if they don't remember everywhere we went or all the cool things we have seen, I think they will remember that we often spent time together.

{Our Valentine Work of Art}

Hopefully they will even remember all the fun crafts that we do together, like the beautiful Valentine's Day hearts that I helped them sew to give away to those they love the most. ( I think they may have even made one for me!)


It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
~Laura Ingalls Wilder



19 comments:

  1. Funny, I used legos for my small things as well!

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  2. home made valentines are the best. Such cute little guys!

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  3. I love your homemade Valentine card! :)

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  4. What great shots! Love the valentine and the legos!

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  5. That valentine work of art is so cute!! Love it!

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  6. WOW! Nice valentine card - wonderful that you work and play with them and have them reading "real" books!! You're such a fun and good Momma!

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  7. Great choices for this week's hunt. I assure you, they will remember the time spent with Mom and Dad - I did a lot of that with my now older children and on occasion they remind me of something I did with them that even I forgot.

    Enjoy!

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  8. love your theme "making memories" & that you captured all the pictures documenting the ways you are building memories. all the pics are so sweet, but I especially love the yarn Valentine.

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  9. Simply adore all of these :) Lego is the best thing ever!!! but oh my, that stained glass window is incredible, I think I'd love a day with you and the family :)

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  10. What a warm cozy feeling you created with this set. You can feel the love for your family in these shots.
    I can't believe how intricate Lego's have become over the years.
    Loved your Valentine - It's very cute.
    That's a pretty awesome stained glass window too.

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  11. FABULOUS photos this week.
    I loved the one of them doing the puzzle and putting together the legos. Seems so familiar to me :D

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  12. We need to have your boys come play legos at our house one day. Caleb would love it.

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  13. I came this close to using a picture of my granddaughter playing with Legos. We have a truckload of them left from our two sons and now another generation is playing with them. They might not be such a small thing after all. :) Great pictures...and nice family!

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  14. These are great! I loved playing with Legos when my boy was little. That window is just amazing!

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  15. They are all great but the Legos and the Valentine are my favorites. Thanks

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  16. Love that Valentine - what a fun craft idea. The stained glass window is awesome, too!

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  17. It's a good thing you are taking tons of photos to help you remember, and I bet they'll remember all sorts of things that you will have totally forgotten about...until they remind you. :)

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