:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  snow...which means shoveling...but also means playing :: getting on the treadmill even though I didn't really feel like it :: cookies...Tuesday definitely called for cookies :: watching my daughter with her extreme dot to dot {about 1,000 dots each puzzle!}...she loves it, and I love that [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: i'm hooked on black teas lately...wanting the boldness, and needing it sweetened...like a treat each morning :: slow mornings...the kids and i curled up, reading :: sibling arguments...also the togetherness...whittling and a secret project on which i've not yet been briefed :: peanut butter cookies :: tired [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: a slight love affair with the tomatoes coming in...if you follow me on instagram, you know the story :: french toast for dinner :: the kids making movies :: this book...so hard to put it down when the day's doings are, well, doing :: a week [...]

:: noticing the moments :: august style

this month, i'm playing along with two lovelies, susannah conway and tammy lee bradley. both have set up photo challenges for the month of august. freedom and play, no rules really. just creative connection with others, and oneself.  you can read about susannah's august break here and tammy's life in black and white here.  join me??   [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: the zinnias!  the zinnias are blooming! :: lemon cream pie...enough said...except i'll add that my favorite pie crust is this one :: world cup soccer :: feeling the pull of this needing done and that needing done but then sinking into what i was doing right [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

i used to do these [noticing the moments] posts at the end of the week,and i used to do them routinely.  but it's been a while, hasn't it?  and since i've got a new line-up for fridays, i thought i'd put one of these together for today.  whenever i write these posts, i end up [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: despite temperatures dipping early in the week (winter coats were back on), spring is arriving...trees are budding, tulips are pushing through, birds are everywhere...and i love my two perched by the window, watching :: over the weekend, sharing a bit about transition and motherhood here :: [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: lots of snow play around here this week...some of us made {literally} new friends...meet fred :: it's been a while since i've read a novel...sinking into this one :: sharing within the digital pages of sprout magazine...did i tell you i'll be a regular contributor there? [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: homemade chai...it's worth the bit of effort, i promise...try this recipe {substitute rooibos if you'd like caffeine free} :: painting with the kids...it's been so long since we've had a proper art date :: red grapefruit...can't be beat on a winter's morning :: allowing things that [...]