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Indiana, United States
Updates on our homeschooling family with ten children, a handful of chickens, a couple horses, three bunnies, and six cats. Visit our website at PeacefulHome.net


Grocery Spending

Food Only

Oct 2010 - $231.39

Nov 2010 - $998.22

Dec 2010 - $340.29

Jan 2011 - $855.15

Feb 2011 - $203.17

Mar 2011 - $916.52

Monthly Average $590.79

Weekly Average $137.85
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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Happy 5th Birthday, Brigitta!

Last week our baby #6 turned the big "Whole Hand!" It made me think back on the fact that she was born while we were living in our "temporary house" while building our current home. She was also born the same day as our first batch of baby chicks were hatched. It was a hectic time!

Brigitta is such a bouncing, smiling little girl. She loves all things girly, laughing, and playing with Jacob and Heidi.

Prior to her big day, Grandma Nan took her to Build-a-Bear. Brigitta had no stuffed animals because she sent them to Haiti after the earthquake. Now she has a lovely, soft bunny named "Carmel."

I'd forgotten that we didn't have any food coloring to tint the frosting. Bryan managed to create this masterpiece. We call it "Princess of Sprinkleland."

One of the biggest birthday hits was the new Tinkerbelle outfit. The outfit, Snow White Polly Pockets, and lip balm were all she was asking for!

Around here, everyone enjoys a birthday celebration for days!


  1. Princess Brigitta of Sparkleland! Love the outfit and cake. So hard to believe she is the whole hand! Seriosly remember you being pregnant with her. Time is flying lady. What a precious little girl that I am so grateful to get to enjoy from time to time myself. :)

  2. Happy birthday Brigtta!! I love the cake, adorable!!