Sorry there hasn't been a blog post in a few days. Things just get busy and by the time I have a chance to write a post, all sorts of things have gotten backed up. Then you get one of these miscellaneous life posts. Moppet picked lots and lots of flowers before, during, and after … Continue reading Bits and pieces
When your brother can’t manage to light the candles on the doll’s birthday cake and you’re trying to be patient, but you’re only two, and it’s CAKE, for crying out loud.
The usual clowning around by the little ones: I'm making a bonnet (and probably booties to match) for the new grandbaby of a friend. The yarn is 85% bamboo and 15% silk. So soft. I finished the main part of the bonnet just before we got to church for Vespers. The horse and sheep were … Continue reading Saturday
The children decorated for me on Holy Friday while I was dyeing eggs. I didn't have a chance to examine things properly and take pictures until this morning. This coincided with a visit from friends who were traveling home from visiting family over Pascha. We fixed a brunch for them but the only thing we … Continue reading Bright Monday: Friends and Feasting
Christ is risen! Indeed He is risen! We had eighty-eight people at Agape Vespers! I'm staggered! Afterward the family received by chrismation yesterday communed for the first time. Then there was a feast, egg hunt gathering, confetti eggs, and a piñata. We brought home a lot of candy. I'm much to tired at this point … Continue reading Agape Vespers
I set out some candy from me and from Grandmother last night. When Mittens saw her heart opened this morning she said, "*gasp* CHOCKIT!!!" Hahaha. I didn't make valentines this year. Yes, shame on me. I guess I was just too busy and knew the youngest two would get more out of it starting next … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Floppy herself is not vintage, of course, being only newly sixteen! However, since she loves all things vintage we went antiquing for her birthday and kept to the theme for her party. Many years!
Flopsy wanted to go antiquing for her 16th birthday, so that's what we did. First we hit up a nearby antique mall... Then we went to a vintage store specializing in painted furniture and vintage clothes (and various and sundry other things)... And here are some of the finds: