…have been filled with creative goodness, only not in the art room messy paint brush kind of way. Here are seven things that have given me cause to smile. 1. Olivia made a second batch of carrot cake cupcakes. They are downstairs in the kitchen right now, calling to me. There’s pineapple and coconut mixed … Continue reading
A square on the calendar not filled up with obligations and places to be is a blessed, rare thing. We made the most of it. There was also a bit of writing and a bit of lounging about in front of Netflix. There are TED talks now that are streaming. I can’t get enough of those.
Olivia and I took a break from school work today to make these super-easy, super-fun ballerina gift card holders. We took turns cutting and glittering. It was a lovely treat to turn up the Christmas tunes and play with glue and images. Must make a note to do more of this sort of thing.
* for packages (see above image) that land in a big wonderful surprise on the porch and incite much ohhing and ahhhing! a hug and the biggest of thank yous to the awesome misty mawn! the GORGEOUS print is on the mantel, the journal at home, here beside me as i type (i will place found poems … Continue reading
This past week has been filled with: *Halloween Goodness. We’ve been decorating around the house and that’s always fun. Olivia immerses her whole self in the spirit of whatever holiday it is and becomes this little ball of energy zipping around the house, this time only stopping to paint a wooden house, read (DRIZZLE by … Continue reading
Every once in a while Olivia and I will take an internet/computer break. Here we are, school starting in ten days, and it seems like the perfect time. We still have many fun things to cross off our summer list, not to mention the fact that the weather here has been wonderful for night walking … Continue reading