Tiny Tim Visits

Poor Sophie did something to her toe on Monday.  I’m not sure exactly what happened, but it ended up with Emma nearby and Sophie on the floor, both complaining (Sophie rather loudly) that they were hurt.  Whatever it was, Sophie was much more injured than Emma, who was fine within moments.  The quick swelling told […]

Easter Weekend

(Sorry for the picture heavy post.) After getting a lot of outside work done on Saturday, we treated the kids to ice cream sundaes and then got to work dyeing eggs.  Over the last few years I’ve seen more and more amazing pictures of naturally dyed eggs, some made with resists created by using found […]

Emma’s Sewing

“Mama, are you using this?” “Mama, can I borrow that?” “Mama, do you like this color?” “Can I have that when you’re done, Mama?” That was Emma, at my elbow, hopping in front of the sewing machine each time I got up, using the iron in between my own ironing, taking the pin cushion for […]