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A Day in The Life Of The Animals At America’s First Zoo

The daughter and I were invited by a friend to the Philadelphia Zoo today and we had a wonderful time! It was unseasonably warm for a day in October and it felt more like summer than fall.  Seeing the animals was a great opportunity to enjoy one of my other hobbies, photography.  I took the Nikon to the zoo with us and broke out the closeup lens and started shooting.

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The toddler apprentice especially enjoyed the otters.  Hope you enjoyed getting to know our wild friends!

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame.

Take Me Out To The Ballgame.

Nothing beats a beautiful summer night at the ballpark with the family. We headed toward the shore to attend Irish Heritage Night and catch a Lake wood Blue Claws Game. While there, we saw the most beautiful sunset over the ballpark. The night ended with fireworks. a wonderful time!

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So Happy Together! 1960’s Mod Style Coffee Table And Mini Toy Box.

So Happy Together!  1960's Mod Style Coffee Table And Mini Toy Box.

I spent most of the day today getting our daughters playroom together, running errands and trying to sort through a craft room that consists of more junk than crafts. I am hoping one day it will be pretty enough to share with you, but my guess is that is a bit farther into the future. Needless to say, I didn’t have much time to craft today, but I wanted to share this snap shot of my daughter’s playroom coffee table and toy box. I love how the bright fabric brings color and “pop” into our red family room. I have a new appreciation of fabrics and textiles and how much they can bring to a space.  The Coffee table surface is also holding up nicely and I use a baby wipe to clean it and it works great.