Every December Elliot and Ellis each get to choose 1 special ornament. This is loads of fun when Target gets their first batch of Christmas decor and it's a winter wonderland at the back of the store. But something about December and Christmas makes us want to create our own and put our craft supplies… Continue reading Christmas Preparations: Homemade Decorations
"If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden." — Frances Hodgson BurnettHope you all see the world as a garden!
I'll miss summer afternoons and evenings the most. There's something lovely about the days staying light till late evening: the warmth, the afternoon glow, and spontaneous strolls. This is our first summer since Ellis' birth that we've had many playdates and outings. Sure we're still overly vigilant about germs, but she is When I became… Continue reading CitySonnet. Goodbye August: August 31, 2019
A random photo I took of Chris and Elliot. When scrolling through them later did I realize they have the same observational pose. How can they be so similar, down to details like body posture?! Elliot is a mini reflection of his daddy. This is one of those photos I cherish for our family. Thank… Continue reading City Sonnet: August 29, 2019. Reflection/ father and son
I've seen tall sunflowers at pumpkin patches but I never thought I'd see one growing this large in someone's yard. It was worth the time to pull over and check them out in the blazing heat. When my kids and I read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle, I didn't think a flower could grow… Continue reading Flower of the Day: June 26, 2019. The biggest sunflower I’ve seen.