Monthly Archives: April 2012

{ on marriage }

April 28 | 2012 She wore a custom gown made just for her and she waited all morning to wear a beautiful, very thin, gold wedding band. He wore an easy smile and grey suit to match the old world elegance that wrapped around their wedding. They are the best of friends and the ease […]

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{ an itty bitty idea }

My little itty bitty nephew Noah sent me a special package yesterday. A light-as-a-feather box arrived on the front porch with an “open with caution” warning written on the front. As I carefully opened the surprise (what in the world could it be?), a white balloon gently eased out of the box, floating into the […]

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{ letting the outside, in }

I can push the kids on swings and run around a merry-go-round until they scream with delight. I can take them for walks and ice cream cones and snuggle and kiss boo boos and make dinner and read stories. I can encourage homework and manners and affection. I can correct too much tv time, junk […]

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{ falling off the map }

As the sun started to set on Saturday night, we were ending our hike along a trail that followed a stream through the canyon. The late afternoon air was still, and we gradually lost the layers of coats and sweatshirts we started with as we hopped over rocks and explored an area of the Hills […]

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{ simple as it should be }

Healthy lunch box ideas here. Liquid sidewalk chalk here. The most beautiful painting by Laurence Amelie that I wish I could replicate here. Homemade poptarts here. Blood Orange Sangria recipe here. How to wear a head wrap here. … Picture above was taken this morning while Claire Bear and I talked about her favorite things. […]

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