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  • Hillary Gavan/Beloit Daily News Tiyanti Simpson, 9, hands a painted birdhouse and a cross to Xaiden Simpson, 2, on Monday afternoon. The Simpson siblings have been trying their hand at running a business selling painted birdhouses and wood items, bracelets and gently used stuffed animals at their home in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue. They hope to raise money for a vacation and will be adding lemonade to their inventory soon. Xaiden painted the wood cross and the older children painted the birdhouses. A police officer was one of their first customers, and it spurred the kids to continue to keep their sale going.

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    Hillary Gavan/Beloit Daily News (From left): Brayden Simpson, Tommie Simpson and Talyah Simpson work to make bracelets Monday afternoon in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue. The Simpson children also sell painted birdhouses and gently used toys as part of a growing business they started to keep busy this summer. They plan to keep going once school starts when they add lemonade sales. They had to close up for the heat for a few days but said the weather was great for a sale on Monday.

  • Hillary Gavan/Beloit Daily News Tiyanti Simpson, 9, hands a painted birdhouse and a cross to Xaiden Simpson, 2, on Monday afternoon. The Simpson siblings have been trying their hand at running a business selling painted birdhouses and wood items, bracelets and gently used stuffed animals at their home in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue. They hope to raise money for a vacation and will be adding lemonade to their inventory soon. Xaiden painted the wood cross and the older children painted the birdhouses. A police officer was one of their first customers, and it spurred the kids to continue to keep their sale going.

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    Hillary Gavan/Beloit Daily News (From left): Brayden Simpson, Tommie Simpson and Talyah Simpson work to make bracelets Monday afternoon in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue. The Simpson children also sell painted birdhouses and gently used toys as part of a growing business they started to keep busy this summer. They plan to keep going once school starts when they add lemonade sales. They had to close up for the heat for a few days but said the weather was great for a sale on Monday.

The Simpson siblings have been running a summer sale to save up for a vacation. The children sell painted birdhouses and gently used toys as part of the growing business. They plan to keep going once school starts when they add lemonade sales.

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