Monday, April 7, 2014

museum inspired rubber band boards

bennett and jane were quite content playing with the rubber band peg boards.
they loved it!
so we thought we'd make some of our own,
with some simple wood boards, hammers, nails and rubber bands.
we loved this little project.
we'll have to find something else to hammer soon...they were real pros!

little bunny and the chick


Friday, April 4, 2014

museum bits

 a few bits from a fun
outing to the children's museum with friends!

lj



Thursday, April 3, 2014

first tooth fairy visit for b

 the tooth fairy made her first visit
to bennett's pillow last week.

he's not even in kindergarten yet!

i'm not ready for that smile to start changing,
but he sure is, can't you tell!


note: tooth fairy generosity and note written while balling my eyes out and while under the influence of one too many glasses of wine...

yard work wands


saturday was all about
sticks, sticks and more sticks!
a family yard work day picking up sticks, branches,
and clearing away brush.

then a whole bunch of rain set in, 
so we continued with our stick theme by bringing 
some inside to make these colorful embroidery wrapped wands.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

introducing our chicks


 introducing the newest members of the family...
camilla
alice
hazel
martha
rebecca
dottie
 francis
lucy

we are thrilled to have begun our new 
adventures as backyard chicken farmers!

Monday, March 24, 2014

happy birthday wes - outtakes

i shared the above photo on wes' birthday.
our failed attempt at snapping a fun little happy birthday photo for daddy.  
i thought the episode was best depicted in those 3 pics up there.
but while going through photos today,
 i realized the moments leading up to the point when ella & bennett 
rescued jane by removing the balloons and then losing them up in the tree  
tell a far better story.
i present takes 1-10 of a failed birthday photo shoot...
happy birthday wes!