Category Archives: Family Life

number 9

My little I-guy turned 9 over the weekend. We always try to make the day extra special so we started it off with some yummy sprinkle pancakes. I used our favorite vegan pancake recipe with a tablespoon of sprinkles, topped … Continue reading

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a nice day off

My sweet hubby persuaded me to take the day off, away from the computer, and enjoy the warm sunshine outside. So, I grabbed my camera and we headed out. We decided to check out the Mercado San Agustin and enjoyed … Continue reading

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oh what a wonderful day!

I had such a wonderful day with my family to celebrate my birthday. First we went for a walk downtown. It was in the mid 70s, a perfect day to be out. Then my hubby took me out to eat … Continue reading

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perfect fit

How could you not fall in love with that sweet face and those sad eyes? Freya has been with us now for almost 4 weeks and we have all fallen nicely into a routine together. I don’t know that she … Continue reading

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for memory’s sake

My husband always likes it when I do little round-ups of what we did over the year. At a glance, we can remember all the fun we had. And, over the years, my blog has become a invaluable journal of … Continue reading

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Catching up

It feel likes ages since I blogged last. We’ve been a very busy family with the holidays and adjusting to our new family member, Freya. It has all been going quite smoothly. With the boys home for winter break, I … Continue reading

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Tire stools for the fire pit

We finished our tire stools last weekend and have been enjoying them very much. We’ve already had two different sets of friends over to try them out. We were inspired by THIS and THIS. They just seemed perfect for our … Continue reading

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what I’m doing

bird watching decorating knitting (arm toasties) painting tires (soon to be sitting stools)

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desert hike & desert painting

We went on a hike yesterday morning in the Sonoran Desert.  There are cactus hearts everywhere, but this one was almost perfect. The weather was so nice and the scenery gorgeous. We didn’t spot any wildlife, but there were javalina … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013

I wanted to capture a few moments, for memories’ sake, of Thanksgiving day with two of my most precious guys. I also did a super quick and simple centerpiece that is still on the table. Probably will be for another … Continue reading

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