Category Archives: holiday giving

Merry Pinterest

Like so many others, I have a love affair with Pinterest.  As much fun as it is to click “pin it,” I get even more satisfaction from actually making or doing the idea.  Here are a few pins from this … Continue reading

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Christmasing

Celebrating the month of December with a 2 year old was so. much. fun! Owen was curious about all things Christmas, and both Kevin and I really enjoyed sharing stories, traditions, songs, and preparations with him. We were able to … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree

We had a great day wandering around the Evergreens. Finding the just right tree was a lot of fun for all three of us. This Christmas season is so much fun; following and creating traditions makes this time of year … Continue reading

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Cleaning and crafting

  Whew, I’ve had some cleaning to do.  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve worked on a long cleaning list for most of the house.  Sure, it’s probably time to do it again, but those tasks are crossed off … Continue reading

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Sharing more love

Valentine’s Day was even sweeter this year! Our little guy sported some mama-made pants which warmed my heart! I made a few Valentine cards, received some, and some beautiful flowers too. Time is flying by, nice to have sweet moments … Continue reading

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{this moment}

from Soulemama ::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:: 

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Last little bit of Christmas

because this picture involves: 1.  my sweet baby boy 2. a handmade gift 3.  made by my husband

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A (little) handmade Christmas

Preparing for the holidays this year involved more laptop use than sewing machine use!  Thanks to Etsy, Amazon, and other online shops, many of our gifts this year were purchased.  I tried to support handmade and local businesses as much … Continue reading

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Cookies

Merry baking!  This weekend we found ourselves in the kitchen, pulling down ingredients, warming up the oven, passing the baby back and forth, and whipping up some holiday treats. The delicious smells of sugary goodness combined with the pretty tins … Continue reading

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Scenes from the season

Outside:: Our home is adorned with lights and wreaths, and lightly dusted with magical snow. We ventured to a new farm to find the perfect tree. Inside:: Grandma came to visit and love on the babe!  I started to decorate … Continue reading

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