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Packed away Believe hat for summer.

by lillybrook on July 8, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Today I put the hats, scarves, and mittens from the wicker bins in the bench of the entry in a Sterilite tub and replaced them with balls, frisbees, and baseball gloves. Better late than never!

But, to note: I put the Believe hat right on the top of the bin, so when I open it in October, it will be there -- waiting for me -- and I'll be happy to don cold weather gear again!


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