February 28, 2012

Brunch at the oasis with Quince, scones with icing and snow falling. Bookstores, tea, and Asher with his first, (barely visible), black eye...

February 27, 2012

A slow day, grateful for fresh orange juice.

February 26, 2012

Acacia spent the morning reading in her sunny window bed, Quince dressed up for spring.

February 25, 2012

Needle felting, chocolate chip cookies and a vibrant, orange, sliver of moon; swallowed up by the horizon.

Last minute we stopped at the museum for...

Beauty and Belief: Islamic art. Acacia wove stories about the artifacts that kept her siblings intrigued.

Visiting an inspiring friend...

Raquel creates the most beautiful world: permaculture farms out of wool, enchanting rooms for knitting and spinning; even her brooms are magic...

February 24, 2012

After yoga we commune, with bowls of salad in our hands and sunlight in our hair.

February 23, 2012

Impromptu tea party inspired by chocolate coconut cookies. http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2056(add less sugar)

February 22, 2012

The beauty of beets and eeboo bingo.

February 21, 2012

Eating schiacciata con l'uva and krakus in the morning. Fitting all the vintage fisher price on a vintage bookcase in the afternoon.

President's day

Skiing with a dear friend (sans les enfants); stopping at vistas and beautiful trees to talk.

February 19, 2012

Shoveling the neighborhood and angels in the snow.

February 18, 2012

Starting scrabble young;
(because we wish we would have.)

February 17, 2012

Elementary school fiesta. Stop. Get a babysitter. Stop. Dress up, go to prom, eat a chocolate covered strawberry. Stop.

Irresistible polka-dots...

February 16, 2012

Canoeing in toboggans and hulas suspended in air...

February 15, 2012

Enjoying the flowers...

Valentines day, 2012

Lacey heart pancakes, blue sky, and photos shaped like hearts. A beautiful day.

The night before Valentines...

Making hearts, drinking chocolate, wrapping presents, designing "valentine boxes"...

February 13, 2012

Quince; beyond the bunny hill...

February 12, 2012

Making 27 origami beating hearts for Valentines day.