Monday, 17 August 2015

The Post Long Overdue...

I'm very sorry for the delay in this post. Procrastination has been a problem lately. I'd better get over this lazy habit though before school starts, or I'll be in major trouble! 

Lately, we've been having a fairly busy couple of weeks. The two older boys took swimming lessons over the past week and a half and since we were so close to out friends' house, Mom would drop some of us off there. We girls had a fun time recording songs...all from the Hobbit, in case you were wondering. :) Funny thing was, I haven't watched the Hobbit or the Lord of the Rings, so I had to Youtube all the songs so that I could learn it. Listening to my friend sing it multiple times also helps!

Tiger Lily and I also recently watched The Hunger Games. We just finished Catching Fire yesterday. To be honest, I think I prefer the books to the movie, though it's probably because I read the books before I watched the movies. ;) Mom prefers that we do it that way, although I have to say, sometimes the movie ends up rather disappointing because it's missing favourite parts or the characters look different or something like that! And in The Hunger Games (the movie, I mean) they (the film directors and such) make it ... a bit more inappropriate than I would like. I mean, where in the book do any of the characters swear? Also, I'm the kind of person who, after seeing something, will usually see it in vivid detail for quite awhile. Thus the reason why I usually close my eyes during ...not-nice scenes :) Although, I don't think the movie emphasized too much on the killing, I'm not too sure since I closed my eyes whenever I knew a scary part was coming (another good reason for the book first ;))
Have you read or watched (or both) The Hunger Games before? What did you think of it? 

And now, after that somewhat lengthy ramble, comes the real reason why this post is here. :) 

Day 161: August 7, Friday: Recording Time!

Day #162 - August 8, Saturday: Golden Kernels

Day #164 - August 10, Monday: Sleeping Buddies....not :P 
One little boy did not want to sleep by himself, so he crawled into Big Sister's bed
when no one was looking - anyway, until I found him :)

Day #165 - August 11, Tuesday: Reflection in the Side-view Mirror 

Day #166 - August 12, Wednesday: Monster Egg!!
How much do you think this giant egg weighs? Put your guesses in the comment
box and I'll let you know by the end of the week.
Hint: It's over 60 grams :) 

Day #167 - August 13, Thursday: Pyramid of Pens

Day #168 - August 14, Friday: A Bee and Coneflowers 

Day #169 - August 15, Saturday: Toy Zebra

Day #171 - August 17, Monday: World Famous Brownies
Seriously. The. Best. Brownies. EVER!!!!


6 comments:

  1. Fun pictures. I really like all those pens. :) And that egg is huge! I have no idea how much it weighs. (I don't even know how much a "regular" sized eggs weighs. Just blame that on the fact that I'm a city girl. :) )

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    1. Thanks Rebekah!

      I wonder what a regular egg is, though? We just measure our eggs by sizes (pee wee to jumbo)! :)
      Mom and Tiger Lily are really good at guessing eggs sizes without weighing them. Not sure how they do that though! The chart we usually use for the weights goes something like this:
      Pee wee - less than 42 g
      Small - at least 42 g
      Medium - at least 49 g
      Large - at least 56 g
      Extra Large - at least 63 g
      Jumbo - 79 g or more

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  2. I really like the first 2 pictures! ummm 73 grams.

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    1. Hmm....your answer could probably go up a few more grams! ;)

      Thanks for commenting, Rebekah! :D

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  3. Blessing Counter, is that brownie picture from Adventure Camp?

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    1. Yup! It's making my mouth water right now :P

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