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The Tree House Chronicles--Day 8

Today, August 16th, we find ourselves on Day 8 of the Tree House Chronicles. Days 1 and 2 were quite productive (ahem, kind of) are (part) of our gaggle of children, showing me the progress Daddy made on Day 2, while I and Big A. were out school shopping:

Wowza!! They doubled their progress! First two posts, now four!!!

But, then came days 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. And here is where we stand (or, I guess, here is where the Tree House stands):

Uh huh...four posts. There really are four posts, if you look really closely at this photo taken from afar (I was too darn lazy to walk off the deck to snap a closer picture) you can see a hint of post #4 peeking out behind the tree...oh, wait, that's right, I like to call them stilts! So, there it is, stilt #4 hiding a bit, but definitely there!

Between Mr. Wonderful Mr. Perfectionist, work, relatives, camping, getting back from camping, birthday parties, etc., etc., etc., progress has been, well...slow.

To say the least.

Toodles, for now!


Oh, sheesh!! I almost forgot! So, I paid a little visit to, plugged in 2 and 8 ('cuz, you know, I was first, and, well, it'd just be a little weird if I was the winner of my own giveaway, no?!!)...anywho, gave me 4 as the number...I think it chose 4 last time too, but, alas, 4 it is!

And that means, Keely at mannland5 is the winner!! Yay! Contact me Keely, and I'll send you somethin' fun! And just a useless little fact for you, I am related to a Keely (but not this Keely), and know that Keely means beautiful in Irish. Sigh...I wish my name meant beautiful in Irish.


  1. YAY!!! YIPEE!!! AWESOME!!!! I can't believe I won...I guess we all had pretty good odds..;-)
    Thanks Mama M!!

  2. Congrats to Keely.

    haha... love the progress :o)

    My sister-in-law is Irish and their little girl is named Brecken (which means "freckels" :o) I'll have to let her know about Keely, if she doesnt already know. I love the meaning of names... although mine sometimes comes up as meaning "bitterness", as in a fragrance?

    Oh, well...the meanings of our 3 kidlets' and my hubby's names are much, much better. :o)


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