Category Archives: my life

Terraced Beds in the Terrace or Gardening on Glenway

We love the location of our house. We like that we are in a neighborhood near a huge park with walking paths through the woods and our backyard is populated by mature trees. However, all of these huge trees mean that we do not have a lot of great growing space for a herb or vegetable garden. […]

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Springtime part 2

Here is the second installment of Springtime miscellany.   From top left to right 1. Kite flying at Hoyt park 2. Farmers market treats 3. Dandelion picking at Donald Park 4. Nora’s go to school night 5. Still thinking about the Sweet Farm 6. Nora bike riding with dad on the tow behind 7. Nora horseback […]

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Summer Preview

May has been a whirlwind and it seems like if I blink it will be summer vacation. I am still in a bit of denial about this little fact. This weekend was hot and we spent a bunch of it outside – spreading mulch and attending the school’s Fun Run and Garden Party. Even though […]

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Springtime 2012

There were bits and pieces of this spring that didn’t warrant a dedicated post. So I will present them together.     1. From the upper left moving down, we introduced Molly to the chickens – all was well and they are off to a peaceful co-existence 2. St Patricks Day parade – We went […]

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A photo a day project

I am sure you have all seen 365 day projects. It seems like everyone it doing a photo-a-day project. It seemed like a great new year project and a fun way to capture everyday moments with my iphone. After about 60 days I missed a few days and then it seemed like more of a chore than […]

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Super Bowl Babies

They could have cared less that there were was a lot of awesome food (Korean tacos! yum!) or a football game, but the babies did seem to enjoy getting to play with lots of people. I enjoyed getting to lay on teh floor and take some pictures before they were too tired to play. I […]

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5th birthday with friends

Nora’s excitement for her 5th birthday was palpable. She was very excited to have her girlfriends from school together to play for an afternoon. It warms my heart to watch Nora with her friends she is so very social and had a great time at her party this Sunday.

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8th birthday with friends

I cannot believe that my little boy is 8 years old. I know all moms say that as their kids grow but there is something about actually experiencing it that is a bit unreal. It is especially notable when they are among their friends. It is like a window into a different world. I don’t get tjat world AT […]

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Happy Holidays

 

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Joint 5th and 8th birthday

It is that time of year again, birthday season.  For this years birthday we made tamales and margaritas. We made this recipe for the margaritas by the gallon and they turned out amazing. The kids got to pick their flavors of Jarritos. We had a lovely party and the kids were able to celebrate with family and […]

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