Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ava’s Autumn

“Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” – Unknown It’s fun to try to see the world through the eyes of your child. I love to watch as she stares in wonderment as the leaves dance and swirl on a breezy day. Or when she turns her head in every which way to […]

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Rustic Apple Tart

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” – Jane Austen I received my annual bag of freshly picked apples from my neighbor, George, the other day. So this morning I was flipping through my recipes to see what delightful things I can bake with them. I found this one that I […]

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An English Autumn

“It was one of those perfect English Autumnal days…” – P. D. James Autumn always makes me want to be in England… riding horses, taking walks in the countryside, sipping tea by the fireplace in a cozy cottage, wearing wellies. I found these photos on a blog this morning {originally taken from The Wall Street […]

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6 months

“When babies laugh, their laughter breaks into a thousand pieces andall go skipping about.” – James Matthew Barrie Ava Baby, you are a half a year old this month!!! Here’s what happened this last month: {Click on the pictures to enlarge them}. You now weigh 16 pounds, 14 ounces, and you are 2 feet, 2 […]

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Harvesting

“It was her gardens at home that always gave her the most joy.”– Melissa Hellstern on Audrey Hepburn Last year at this time I was 3 months pregnant, and if I even looked at a vegetable it would make me sick to my stomach. So my poor little garden behind the garage was left to […]

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Owen Lake 2010

Owen Lake… such a gorgeous place. It is one of my most favoritest {yes, it’s a word!} times of the year. This year was quite different for me since I have a 6 month old. I ended up taking her home each night to sleep in her own bed, and we came back each morning […]

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Changing Seasons

“Accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields, and you will find serenity.” – Unknown It’s a deliciously fallish day outside {chilly and rainy}. Baby and I are keeping warm and snuggly inside the house today. I’m unpacking from our weekend of camping at Lake […]

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