Monday, May 04, 2015

13 rocks



Ren and Joe got her a fabulous electric guitar recently, and she finally let me take a few pictures of her. She has a wildly good voice, and is deep into her second year of guitar lessons. {Before that, she took five years of violin lessons.}

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

every day I write the book


It is definitely spring when Authors' Tea starts at our school, and having three children means a whole lot of nights listening to stories written by all the classmates.  Ruby and John had theirs this week and Ella's is on May 6. Ruby's story was about a fairy named Ding and her adventures with a dragon. John's story was Minecraft based, but he promises that next year his story will be completely "out of game."

Monday, April 20, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015

sometimes the best toys are not toys



A friend needed a place to keep her piano for a few years. I think this is the perfect spot. Not everyone has a piano in the kitchen, but for me the kitchen is really the "family room" and heart of the house. As of today, my heart is beating a bit louder.


Monday, April 13, 2015

springing


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