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Grammy Lectures on the Principle of Non-Aggression

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Grammy and #1 Munchkin are exploring the back yard. Munchkin is carrying a stick and proceeds to hit the cat. Grammy takes this opportunity to educate the boy on the principle of non-aggression. Grammy: We never hit anyone or anything smaller or weaker than we are. #1 Munchkin (without missing a beat): If I was […]

Munchkin Update

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Michael taking his first bite of food. Michael and Eric I am loved.

39th Anniversary

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Photo taken December 14, 1973 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Handmade Retro and Edwardian Aprons, Baby Booties, and Name Doilies

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Welcome to Ava and Helena’s Facebook Online Holiday Party. Enjoy looking through the catalogs and let us know if we can help you with your gift-giving. All our items are hand-made to your specifications. Retro Aprons are made by Helena Auberg and can be seen and ordered here. Polka-Stripe Apron Crochet Name Doily Lavender Floral […]

Special Sale on Handmade Gifts Through December

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Prices on our hand-made gifts have been lowered through December. Crocheted Baby Booties — 6 styles available — $30 per set Crocheted Name Doilies — starting at $25 Also, Edwardian Aprons — your choice of color — $60 All items made by Ava West.

Just Joking, Dear UPS Man

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Instructing new sister on how to handle the UPS man I think I hear him coming — let’s go.

The Munchkin Has a Brother

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Pictures From My Garden

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

First, the sunflowers. Next, the dahlias. The delphiniums didn’t do well this summer — too hot and dry. Gladiolas did great! I think zinnias might be my favorite. Flowers for the Mercer County Fair in July. The tomatoes were perfect this year. Was introduced to Japanese Beetles.

The Munchkin Grows Up

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Grammy says, “Let’s make a funny-face.”

The Munchkin Turns Three

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

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