:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: the pup snuggling with me as I patched old jeans :: chilly, chilly mornings and evenings...warm sunshine during the day :: soccer practices :: kindred conversations...the back and forth, the understanding, the nodding :: my daughter jumping from one sofa to the other (they're very old)...the [...]

:: 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 [...]

gratitude week :: day 5

november 15, 2013 i am grateful. ::  sometimes remembering to appreciate that we even have laundry to fold ::  a dose of self-care as i get words onto paper each day…even if it's just one sentence ::  the space on my bathroom sink which holds flowers or random treasures ::  a brisk walk with the best kids [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: the past few days, i've been very intentional with what i'm putting into my body...keeping it clean and simple...joining pixie campbell in her 7 journeys in preparation for summer solstice, which is today...happy summer solstice to you :: still riding on the waves of good times [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: with the celebration of memorial day in the united states on monday, we were afforded a bonus day with my husband {love that}...after a chilly weekend, monday evening was warm enough to eat outdoors...yes to al fresco dining :: hearing my kids' voices on the phone...they [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: driving down long stretches of road, trees on either side of me...noting the variations on green...have you looked?  incredible :: both kids trying soccer for the first time this spring, and both enjoying it a lot...practices, games, friendly kicking in the backyard :: the blossoms, oh [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: handmade gifts :: a walk among trees and tall grasses with my kids and the pup :: baked sweet potato fries...a plateful of these babies for lunch felt decadent without the actual decadence...tossed with olive oil, sprinkled with salt.pepper.chile powder...dipped in ketchup into which i mixed [...]