Everyone who hears these words of Mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. Matthew 7:24-25

Friday, June 24, 2011

Dear Ol’ Dad

Ty definitely inherited my love for arts and crafts.  He really enjoys drawing, painting, crafting, and creating.  So it was no surprise that he wanted to give his dad a handmade gift for Father’s Day. (Which probably was a good thing, since I told the Tool Man that I wasn’t buying him a Father’s Day gift until he bought me a Mother’s Day gift.) Smile with tongue out 

Domestic disputes aside, Ty decided to make his dad some plant markers for the garden.  I helped Ty by writing the names of the plants on cardstock, and he drew pictures of the vegetables and colored them.  Then we laminated the cards and glued them to dowels.  We used hot glue, of course.  Ty is a firm believer in hot glue.  Hot glue and scotch tape.  Instant adhesion!  He’s far too impatient to wait for glue to dry.  He’d never make it in traditional school with Elmer’s white glue!  I don’t know, but I think the teachers might frown if he came to school with a hot glue gun.  But I digress…

Here’s the Tool Man and the monkeys with his gift.

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Lucy had the Cindy-Crawford-Mole-on-the-Lip thing going on.   I’m pretty sure it’s just a brownie crumb, though.

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O.K.  These pictures just make me sick!

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If you know anything about Ty, you know he loves fruit.

Forget the chocolate chip cookies, cake, or ice cream.

This boy would rather have strawberries, grapes, or…


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No, he really didn’t, but it’s a good picture isn’t it?