DIRT = HAPPINESS

the freedom to get
DIRTY...
every boys dream







Gavin had a blast helping dad service one of the semi trucks...
it was no problem at ALL in his eyes that he has completely covered his church shirt in oil, dirt & grease.

oh BOY, oh BOY, oh dirty dirty BOY!

I could have been MAD... but just look at the joy and satisfaction on his face!
Who can be mad at that! {grin}

...But I think I am going to start setting their NICE clothes out of reach. You know... so we don't ruin EVERY piece of clothing we brought along! {grin}
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16 comments:

  1. I LOVE your blog!!!! My son still loves dirt and he's 14 LOL
    God bless you guys, keep blogging!

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  2. That's boys for you...
    Its lovely how they dont mind being dirty compared to girls who dislike it so...

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  3. dawn dish soap might get that out! my brother was the same way.

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  4. not a bad plan. but you gotta love a guy who wants to look nice, no matter what he's up to!
    i remember when my mom used to put out "play clothes" as opposed to our nice clothes.
    moms, you know, are the voice of reason. we have to think of everything!!

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  5. Not just boys! My little girl loves all things messy and I just try and take a deep breath, change her clothes once again,and keep on going!

    http://childhood101.blogspot.com/2009/07/oh-well-it-has-to-be-washed-anyway.html

    I am really enjoying your family stories,
    Christie

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  6. I blogged just the other day about my four year old little man cutting down trees with his dad. They love working with their dads, don't they? I am also doing a series of posts on how my family homeschools. I have 7 children ages 25 down to 9 months and two grandsons as well. We have been homeschooling since 1988 and have many more years to go, PTL!

    Anita
    www.busyhandsbusyminds.blogspot.com

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  7. I was going to suggest trying blue Dawn dish soap too. How it rates on toxicity levels, I have no idea, but the stuff works pretty well on dirt and grease stains (any type of protein stain, really). Another trick I use is hydrogen peroxide, which works really well on blood, berry, and juice stains!

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  8. Hey, you want to mail me that shirt so I can clean it for you? LOL! Love you, Gavin! xoxoxo

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  9. Alright, seriously...I love these pictures!! So cute!!

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  10. I'm a mom and a kindergarten teacher who LOVES dirt...good for you in sharing this FUN, educational and cheap natural resource for children! Now, just add water!

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  11. These pictures are so cute! There's just something about dirt that makes little boys sooo happy! He looks like he was in his glory! I just posted a dirt/mud post on my blog about my boys too. The clean up is not always fun, but seeing how much they enjoy it makes it worth it!

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  12. LOVE your blog!! You have a beautiful family! Would love for you to check out my very new blog in your "free time" ;)

    all for Him,
    Grace
    www.perfectlyimperfectgrace.blogspot.com

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  13. Coooooool.....you gotta give in to the dirt don't you..... :)

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  14. He luvs them dirty Hands ALL boys do LOL he's such a boy luv the smile

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