This boy had a birthday.
And his mom who loves him very much knit him a sweater.
Happy birthday to you.
Record low temps and stale bagels prompted these bagel bird feeders.
We spread the clumpy peanut butter at the bottom of the jar over the bagels,
Dipped them in sunflower seeds
Then wrapped them in leftover mesh. Tied with a string.
An hung them around the yard.
Now we wait inside where it's warm for birds.
The yoga teacher makes pretzels.
Yes there's a joke in there. But really we made pretzels.
Rolling big worms of dough.
Folding and shaping.
They boiled in baking soda and water so quickly I couldn't get a picture. Then baked.
Salty and doughy.
Thanks brown eyed baker for the easy to follow recipe and inspiration.
What to do on a snow day?
How about re. Think the art center?
With a place for scissors and pencils close by.
Right next to the sharpener, of course.
Ed Emberly drawing books tucked underneath in a nice stack.
Easily accessible for young eyes and hands to be creative and stay organized.
My old bike basket bit the dust. So I decided to grow basil. Meet my basil in a bike basket.
Lately, my new bike basket has become my diaper bag. It holds diapers, wipes, water bottles and my yoga mat.
Here it is chained to the yarn bomb I knit in our neighborhood.
And how about these homemade bike baskets for the kids' bikes. Dollar store baskets and zip-ties. Perfect size for a water bottle and a bike lock.
I returned to familiar a familiar landscape
pointing me here
But mostly we stayed here
for just over