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Sir Winslow’s Adventures Continue with Bats

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Sir Winslow’s Adventures Continue with Bats

Sir Winslow encountered bats in almost every corner of the earth he explored. The smallest bat he found was the hog-nosed bat and the largest was the giant crowned flying fox. It was not a creature that he captured and took back to the zoo at Windy Willows because he knew this was a creature that needed to fly free. The bat that most fascinated Sir Winslow was the New Zealand short-tailed bat.  He discovered while touring the islands of Australia and New Zealand. The story of how Sir Winslow first encountered this bat is in a journal in the...

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Back to School Snacks

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Back to School Snacks

Well, the kids are off the school today! Here's the oldest - ready for her senior year! I’m actually pretty excited myself to have the house quiet for several hours. It’s my own routine, my own music and maybe I can catch up the laundry. Now I know as some of you may know that the first day back is full of ambition for mommies! We can conquer mountains today! So the mountain I want to climb is after school snacks I want to make some “healthy” cookies, maybe whip up some banana muffins and possibly a fun snack mix...

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Sewing tiny unicorns

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Sewing tiny unicorns

I am sewing my latest creation. Tiny Unicorns

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Gage and His Chickens

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Gage and His Chickens

Once upon a time was a little boy named Gage. He sure loved chickens! You could even say they are his best friends. He will be having a chicken-themed birthday party in a couple of months. For Gage, I made a fuzzy white chicken. I had been planning on making them for a while, but I wasn’t getting to it. Most of the animals have come about that way, I need a reason to create them. His mom showed me the pictures she had taken. You can see how delighted he is his new friend. The next items Gage’s mom...

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Sharks and why people love them

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The great white shark items were created to commemorate Sir Winslow's discovery of the many sharks he found during his travels. Shark lovers will find these pieces to be extra special. When this breed of gray shark was found by Sir Winslow he was sailing in the Pacific Ocean. He watched them for many days, observing how they traveled in the water, what they ate and how they defended themselves. I’ve been reading some other blogs about why people love sharks and this is what they have said. Today we know more about the shark but it is still wrapped...

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