We got to church early before Vespers yesterday so I took the little ones outside to get the wiggles out. The first wave of blackberries is done but there's a second wave coming. We discovered that someone planted Easter lilies all along a wooded border. They're going to be blooming in the next week. It's … Continue reading Outdoor exploring
I was tickled pink to realize yesterday that there is a yarn store not five miles from the house. (Father, not so much: "Would you like me to go with you? To hold your purse?") I was looking for just the right yarn to use with this pattern to make my upcoming niece a sweater. … Continue reading In which I find a yarn store
I just finished this looooong project and put it in the shop. Here's the description: "When you purchase this baby blanket, you are truly purchasing a one-of-a-kind item. The technique used to produce the argyle pattern out of regular variegated yarn is called "color pooling," and it can be quite fiddly. Most color-pooled items are … Continue reading Argyle Blanket
We're a bit delayed because of the past two weeks of colds/flu, but Pascha lasts 40 days! This morning we did a couple rounds of egg-hunting for Moppet and Mittens. Mittens took it very seriously.
Head to Cozy House Curios to purchase a new bag for the summer! (Hint, hint... Mother's Day is coming up soon too...)
The pictures speak for themselves.
I'm at home with four children too sick to take to church. The three children who got sick first, and hence are mostly recovered, are at Liturgy. It's such a beautiful day it's almost painful, if that makes sense. It brings to mind so many other exquisite days. The sky is a brilliant blue, the … Continue reading Some fresh air
Posting has been slight this week due to all seven children being sick. A sick toddler and preschooler don't leave much time or energy for anything but the absolute basics (and not always those). Some children are on the mend so I hope next week will be better.
I can't believe I have an 18-year-old! Where has the time gone?