Category Archives: holiday giving

Sewin’ with Owen

Our little sunshine has been helping out all over the house!  He has made dinner, put dishes away, done plenty of laundry, vacuumed, and even completed a plumbing job!  Of course, with all these chores and other activities (nursing, napping … Continue reading

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A small change

Late in December, I came across a new (to me) blog: Hip Mountain Mama.  Suzy, the author and hip mama, is very committed to making this world a better place.  She has created One Small Change, encouraging us all to … Continue reading

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Merry making

Hello! Since the Brady Christmas, I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy several Christmases of my own! Kevin, the other Christmas birthday boy, turned 29!  We all wish him the best year yet. Thanks to our neighbors, burning the midnight oil … Continue reading

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Write and send cards (still on the list)

Holiday spirits can work magic, can’t they? I am very grateful for the cheer all around me. It seems as though my heart, quite filled up, is overflowing. Love who I wake up to in the morning, work with everyday, … Continue reading

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Handmade {by many}

This little mobile came together at my sister in law’s baby shower.  Everyone who came to celebrate little man Epperson (expected late February 2010) participated in giving him a little piece of the sky.  Kevin prepared the frame: assembled the … Continue reading

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30 days of happiness::1

Reading Erin’s words on her blog, bluebirdbaby, inspire me to make each day fulfilling.  To find small pleasures and enjoy the world around me.  To appreciate the love and friendship connecting me to others. For the next 30 days, I … Continue reading

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For real, continued…

My days of internet dream-gift giving have ended. This fact is supported by a lovely mound of gifts under our tiny tree, a craft room disaster-zone, and yummy smelling kitchen. Kevin and I have been on winter break since Friday … Continue reading

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Giving:: day 7

These sweet little birdies left my nest today to be for-real gifted! What were they carrying? The first Christmas (and Hanukkah) deliveries of the season, for some very special friends. A stationary set for Meredyth; little wrist pincusion for Heidi, … Continue reading

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Giving:: day 6

Mom:: $$ to all of your favorite charities–enough so their cause can be fully addressed. Skylar:: for everyday’s routine to change–wake up. eat. walk. chase around the backyard/excessive amounts of petting. nap. eat. walk. bark at moving objects outside while … Continue reading

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Day 5

Giving Receiving::  a night of music!  My sweet husband surprised me with the idea of seeing John Legend in concert earlier this week.  Unfortunately, we weren’t able to actually go.  So, we considered the show a part of my December … Continue reading

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