Thank you all for the birthday wishes! The day was full of family, fun, laughter … and of course cake! I can’t remember the last time I had the pleasure of making two wishes. salted caramel cheesecake for lunch fruit tart for dinner Love all the greetings that came via text, email and phone, but real mail is still the best as are real flowers and squirmy toddler photos. I think that lower left one is my favorite – Charlie discovered that the cushion at the back of the chair let him go “boing” 😉… and of course little Sam … Continue reading Scenes from Yesterday.
…to my brother Steve and his wife Lydia – celebrating 25 years together! I have fond memories of their wedding day (I’m not sure if that’s because or in spite of the fact I was three months pregnant 😉 and … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
I added another MantraBand to my stack today. This one in honor of my 2016 intention for more celebrating the good stuff. The card that accompanied the band included these “instructions”: Celebrate love. Celebrate family. Celebrate friendships. Celebrate small victories. … Continue reading Celebrating the Good Stuff.
…M and M. Marc and Mary. Married 32 years today. I spent a few hours this morning with Katie sorting through photos. So many memories captured in 4×6 or 3×5 frames. And we found the photos I had wanted to … Continue reading Throwback Thursday | M and M.
. ..I was three. and had a party at my grandparents’ house in Alabama. out front at my grandparents’ house, holding camellias I never noticed the camellia’s around the cake until this morning. My grandmother had huge camellia bushes at … Continue reading Fifty Years Ago.
…y’all know how much I love the yellow table at Cast-on Cottage. Hands down it’s the best place to knit with friends. It’s also where we have class – and a whole lot of fun – on Wednesday afternoons. Yesterday … Continue reading A Tale from the Yellow Table.
…to Sara! I hope you have fun celebrating from your first birthday party (with Katie) and manage to stay out of trouble! xxoo Continue reading Happy Twenty-fourth.
…I can’t believe this was our fourth Halloween in the “new” neighborhood. Wow! The first year was just a blur of unpacking boxes, but by 2013, we’d settled in. All the homes were finished and occupied and we had the … Continue reading Halloween in Creekside Place.
…our favorite little guy turned one yesterday and we celebrated all weekend long. Saturday we had a small party here with just our immediate family. We opened gifts – have to say, the tissue paper we all used abundantly for … Continue reading Happy Birthday Charlie!
…and just like that, another summer’s come and gone. Today, Carole’s asked us to share highlights from Labor Day Weekend – I’m happy to oblige! splash pad, chocolate croissant, post-shopping toast…and happy 21st! 1. Wove in 100 ends (which ended up … Continue reading Ten on Tuesday | Labor Day Weekend.