Growing

The garden is growing. And so is my knititng. But most of all, this summer my little girl is growing.  She's made that indescribable crossing from toddler to small child, and there's every indication she'll just keep going from here.  She's a joker, an artist, a storyteller, and a joyful liver of life. The way … Continue reading Growing

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In the Garden

I've been a major gardening slacker this season.  I would love to have a lush garden bursting with tasty possibilities, but I just haven't been able to get myself to the place of follow through.  Part of the reason is that we have been house hunting!  And while I tour homes and look at back … Continue reading In the Garden

This Moment:: Water Play

From Soule Mama: {this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments for all to … Continue reading This Moment:: Water Play

A November Miracle

Yesterday we all ventured out into the backyard during a now rare dry afternoon. I wanted to check on the orangeness of my sugar pumpkins (not much improvement) and snap some photos of PB in her new beret. Imagine our surprise and delight to discover these jewels: This is the Petite Beret from Vintage Knits … Continue reading A November Miracle

Playing Catch Up

It's PB's naptime on my day off, and I thought I would play catch up a little bit in this space... We recently tore out our summer garden and have been enjoying investigating the remaining cold weather plants (and insects) with PB.  Pumpkins, squash, chard, and the nasturtiums are still going strong, and my daughter … Continue reading Playing Catch Up

A Moment In the Garden

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ~Gertrude Jekyll Here's to a nice weekend in the garden, knitting, catching up with friends, and basking in the calm before another busy week.  I hope you have an enjoyable weekend to, … Continue reading A Moment In the Garden