Monthly Archives: October 2010

Autumn Delights

Here are a few of my favorite things for Fall. Nothing better than a few special things on a blustery Autumn day. {Click to enlarge}. Do any of you have some special traditions in the Fall? I’d love to hear!

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A Wee Bit of Autumn Inspiration

“Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling, give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from the orchard.” -Walt Whitman

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7 months

{I’m so late in getting this out! She’ll be eight months soon! I’ll back date it later so they’re spread out like their supposed to be.} Ava Birdie, here’s what is happening while you’re 7 months old: You love the Autumn leaves, and you try to eat them every chance you get! Mommy has to […]

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Weekend at the Cabin

“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.” – Joyce Brothers I just love it when the whole family is together. It is such a special time, and we always say the same thing every Sunday evening: “It went by too quickly!” This last weekend we celebrated Dad and Angela’s October […]

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Dream Come True

“…When dreams come true there is life and joy.” – Proverbs 13:12 {NLT} Mark and I had been married for 5 years when we finally found out we were expecting a baby. My life long dream of becoming a Mommy was finally coming true! Almost everyone immediately predicted that it was a boy. In fact, […]

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Morning Solitude

“Women need quiet moments of solitude to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” – Barbara de Angelis I’m still on my New Year’s quest to make beautiful rituals a part of my daily life. Developing a habit of morning solitude is an important one to me, since it allows me to center […]

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Splish, Splash

“Bathtime is successful when the children get wetter than you do.” – Unknown Ava isn’t even crawling yet, but her days still manage to be filled with pulling cat tails, crunching leaves, sitting on squished berries in the grass, playing with garden dirt, rubbing sweet potatoes in her hair, licking dirty shoes… {Wow, that last […]

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Still Sick…

{Sniff, sniff}. Finally went to the doctor today to discover that I have a sinus infection. So I’ve spent 2 weeks fighting horrible headaches, dizziness and nausea… only to find out that I’ve needed antibiotics to do it. I really hope this medicine works quickly so I can come out and play again soon. And […]

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Cozy Days

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C. S. Lewis I really love rainy days in the fall. We haven’t had too many days like this this year… most days have been cool and sunny {highlighting the beautifully changing leaves in a glorious way!} […]

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