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Tonight is the Masquerade and for me that was one of the highlights of the convention. Fittingly my first panel of the day was on costume making. It was labeled for teens but I was far from the only adult …

Christy says:
Cool prints. I’ve never been to a convention like this, or any that... more
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Our day started out with a Doctor Who fan fiction video of the 17th doctor. What the blurb didn’t say was that it was Lego and done by a 14 year old. It was 6 minutes long and actually pretty …

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We moved hotels first thing in the morning. The hotel we had booked was the DoubleTree attached to the convention center. We wanted the kids to be able to return to the room if they needed. We got parked but …

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Erin @ Nourishing... says:
What a great experience. I want to take my kids to Dragon con in Atlanta in... more
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Going to a World Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention has been on our bucket list since before I had ever heard of ‘bucket’ lists. When Spokane won the right of putting on one and that is only 5 hours drive …

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I’d have been a little concerned about the fires. We don’t have... more

Victoria, BC and Gulf Islands – Day 10 Returning Home

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We got up at 6am to quietly take down the tent and pack the last few things. Unfortunately as is always the case, we seem to be going home with more than we left with and thus the kids are …

 

Origami Millennium Falcon

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Model Name: Origami Millennium Falcon Designed by: Chris Alexander (Star Wars Origami Book) Difficulty level: Intermediate When I saw the book I just had to have it. The Millennium Falcon is the first I tried to make from the book. …

 

Victoria, BC and Gulf Islands – Day 9 Pender Museum & Tide Pools

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Our day started out with the kids playing with the kids from the next campsite. The other kids had been building a fort up above the campground. My kids helped finish it up (I would say the other kids did …

 

Homeschool Room 2015

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Not much has changed for the upcoming school year. We all have our desks and computers. Yes, we are a tech family. Computers get passed down from kid to kid. We also have acquired some used computers cheap that have …

 

Victoria, BC and Gulf Islands – Day 8 Roesland and More Disc Golf

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We started with a breakfast of Bannock, another camping tradition. There was a geocaching course in the campground so we took the time to do that. There were a series of four GPS coordinates where you had to find the …

 

Victoria, BC and Gulf Islands – Day 7 Mount Norman & Disc Golf

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Our morning started with a RCMP officer walking around the campground. He stopped to ask if I saw anyone with a fire going the night before. We had seen on fake propane fire. He didn’t seem to have a problem …