{noticing the moments}

...taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: making love notes :: baking heart-shaped chocolate chip cookies :: crafting magic wands with my kids :: finding surprises while walking through the woods :: feeling the goodness of soft clay while taking a ceramics workshop with my kids :: looking around me and feeling so [...]

magic indeed

there is much i love about the christmas season...fresh greens hanging about, lights sparkling up and down stairs and adorning porches and entryways, gifts lovingly wrapped and hiding secrets within...it is a bit of magic, i think.  and while this holiday business can be overdone, it can also be lovely and so very wonderful. on christmas [...]