Monthly Archives: May 2012

PVC Sprinkler, take 2…a success with room for improvement

We did a take 2 of our PVC pipe sprinkler. MUCH BETTER! Now, I will not give you a tutorial (there are many out there) but I will give you a quick run down of what I will do to … Continue reading

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Brookhaven Residential Park {Omaha Public Park Review}

Yesterday, we loaded up the Kia and took a little trip to 110/Harrison to visit Brookhaven Residential Park. I had children ranging in age from 3.5 to 9.5 years old, both boys and girls.  Having never been to the park, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

I’ve always wondered about the use of the term “Happy” in “Happy Memorial Day”. Is there joy in death caused by war? In the senseless acts of violence?
I am grateful my brother, father, grandfather, and many other relatives and friends have returned home. And on this day, I pray for those who were not able to return home to hugs and kisses from their children, grandchildren, wives, mothers. And silently thank them for their selfless service.

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PVC Pipe Sprinkler, take one…TOTAL FAIL

I got this great idea to make a sprinkler out of PVC pipes.  I had seen one on a blog I’d read the other day and thought I could make one better then theirs.  They had just basically put a … Continue reading

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Millard West High School Graduation Cake

This is the cake I worked on for this week.  The girl saw a cake that looked similar to the top tier of this cake and asked if I could design a bottom tier to coordinate.  A little work and … Continue reading

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Camping…er, hanging out in our new tent in the backyard!

It’s announced a few Sunday’s ago that the annual Father/Son Campout at church is the coming weekend.  Bart turns to the boys and utters words I’ve never heard escape his lips before. “Do you boys want to go camping?” “YAY!  … Continue reading

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FREE things to do with the kids this summer in Omaha, NE JUNE edition

***Updated:  Hydrant parties are back in Omaha!  I think these would be so fun!  Find out what location is closest to you here! *** ***Yoga Rocks the Park…I’ve got a friend who has been doing this and it seems fun!  … Continue reading

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