Archive for May, 2009

tie dye trials

27May09

We are still trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t… The key tool is definitely the turkey baster. Advertisements


We have a lot of birthday chaos going on around here.  Parties, cakes, picnics, nice breakfasts (ie. more than just cold cereal), cards, surprises…  I have no oomph to post about any of this at the moment, so I am sticking up some shots of E and S in my latest sewing project:  matchy-match pajamas […]


feeling groovy?

21May09

Two years ago, I went to Mexico with my family (Mom, Dad, sisters, spouses, kids).  One sunny afternoon, the resort we were staying at set up a tie dye party at the beach.  They had huge vats of dye for guests to dip shirts into.  Now, aesthetically speaking, I am not a tie dye sort […]


butterflies

20May09

S’s class just completed a unit on butterflies.  Under the watchful eye of 22 kindergartners, caterpillars became pupae, became real butterflies!  After releasing them into the school garden last week, S rushed to grab my hand after school, so excited to show me the butterflies resting in the flowers.  We ran home to get the […]


Seattle

18May09

We tested the limits of our 3 and 5 year-old lovelies – 2.5 days of exploring, without a stroller (what were we thinking?!).  W got a popcorn sample from a market stall and kept the plastic container suctioned to his face for at least an hour.  So funny. We had been itching to take a […]


I had such a fabulous day yesterday.  Thanks everyone.  Last night, some friends came over for shirt-painting and rhubarb margaritas.  It was hilarious and only slightly embarrassing when they sang happy birthday and presented me with a beautiful cake, much like we would at a party for one of the kids.  Though, I have decided […]


lucky girl

14May09

I got a camera for my birthday.  Please bear with me as I learn to use it.  That, and my loves picked some flowers for me.