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Month: October 2010

Mini Me

There’s no danger of  losing this one in the airport. Just look for the girl with the flower pin in her hair, jeans-tucked-in-boots, various colorful bags,  bohemian layered clothing,  taking  photos of EVERYTHING. That, my friends….. is my mini me. Do you have one too? Read more…

on a monday

in my hand….. on my nightstand…. on my desk….. on my camera strap……. on my sewing machine….. off my sewing machine…… on my sidewalk….. on my cakestand….. in our art class (we did art first today because—-well, it’s monday) rainbow leaf painting  found via whatever…… from my deck….. on my thighs….. the end. Read more…

October Gave a Party…..

i’m sitting on the deck this chilly morning. enjoying the cool weather, the warm coffee, the gorgeous view. finding so many reasons to be thankful. for the gift of vocation, where the sacred intersects the mundane. for the gift of teaching these children to love beautiful things. for the gift of marriage, where we see […] Read more…

12 Days Handmade Christmas Giveaway

My favorite project from last years’ 12 Days was Darby’s dishmat. I’ve made one or twelve. And despite the fact that my sewing machine is currently demon-possessed, I made one for you today. All you have to do to be in the running to win it is help me spread the word about the upcoming […] Read more…

Roadtripping, part 2

i was ready to gossip to you about this whole pageant thing. to gently poke at helicopter moms and spray tan dads. to highlight the general absurdity of teens parading around in swimsuits. but i’ve decided to let it lie. caiti learned a lot. she had a blast and never wants to do a pageant […] Read more…

Roadtripping, Part 1

First let me say that we can only take fun trips like this because Stevie works so hard and supports all our educational/pure fun endeavors.  We are thankful 🙂 We drove 4 1/2 hours to Clarksville to drop Caiti off to her activities.   The pageant police (literally) informed us that we could not so […] Read more…