Finding activities and pursuits that satisfy the creative itch in a variety of ages & stages can be a challenge. But when we land on something that works, my mama heart gets a boost that carries me well past the cleanup stage. Lino prints had been on mind for awhile now so we gathered up […]
OK, it’s been way too long since I’ve been in this space. I can’t believe our sweet little man is 4 weeks old today. This post has been awhile in the making- but mostly from the practical limitations of available “two-handed” typing time! This baby has loved to nurse, and nurse some more. Time for […]
Thankful. So exhausted, but so very glad for many things. :: daddy is home :: Cambodian gifts, treats and spices galore. :: big girls with style and flair and a heart to create beautiful things and :: big boys with buzz cuts starting to grow out and cool hats to keep ‘em warm :: fleece […]
I was reminded (thanks for the nudge, Shelley) that I have not been keeping up well with my gratitude list. I have numerous lists on the go- which means my numbering system is no longer organized. And though my heart was full of gratitude yesterday, my mind was exhausted…and I just didn’t make it here. […]
Winding paths, clip-clop bridges, new discoveries for little eyes, glimpses of the ocean and all its delights. Inquisitive moments, arbutus trees bearing fruit, and the unfolding beauty of the season, all cause me to give thanks.
The garden was lush, the sun hot, the house full of projects, celebrations, friends and laughs. August is our month of birthdays & occasions- this year was a 40, 11 and a 4- and 19 years of marriage! It was a good one, this summer was. The calendar says we have turned the corner into […]
Six years ago, we were here: celebrating another happy birth at home and another wee son to add to our family. You were welcomed into the world in a spacious room, with several loving friends and sweet midwives, on a warm spring afternoon. Only one day past your due date, we opted to have my […]
We took a drive to Jordan River and French Beach to watch the big waves crash and feel the wind on our face…and were not disappointed! It was a much-needed family day and we came home refreshed and exhilerated. I love the westcoast!