A month before Stephen’s birthday, I realized that the local group who flamingoed yards for a living had gone out of business. This was sad-making because I had been planning to give him the full flamingo treatment on his 40th birthday for some time. One of our best pals, Renée, suggested we do it ourselves. [...]
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Anwyn has claimed under our bed for her den. Liza visits her there in the mornings for some one on one snuggle time.
There are lots of things I love about Eli and Liza. They are kind and funny and smart and, best of all, interested in making things.
It’s a bit late in the season, but both of the kids wanted a scarf to wear. So yesterday Liza and I purchased yarn (she picked out both hers and [...]
Several folks have asked me today about Eli’s birthday cake from the photo in the previous post.
I made the cake Thursday afternoon from our favorite chocolate cake recipe.
Then my mom and I decorated it Friday morning. It is a retired Williams-Sonoma cake pan that I bought on a whim when they were closing it [...]
I’m a bit obsessed right now with keeping my ravelry.com page updated with photos of the work I’ve done. This is my Granny Square Shrug I re-finished this weekend. (I finished it the first time over Thanksgiving but it was WAY too big.) So I had to take it apart and make it a bit [...]
When I asked for Eli to pose for this photo, I asked him to look sad. He replied that he wanted to be happy. We got kinda bogged down in the discussion after that when I was explaining to him that when the brain slug is on your head you are most definitely not happy.
Eli and Liza got straw glasses for Christmas. They have been nearly endless entertainment for everyone involved.
Liza poses like a rock star with an octopus I just finished crocheting for charity.
Here’s hoping that it won’t be too many more years until this is what we are all doing every Saturday morning.