a good book, and four cute things

Loved this book recently; Once Upon a River by Dianne Setterfield , and then I really enjoyed The Girl Next Door Podcast’s episode discussing the book. Enjoyed seeing this cooking show by Two Year Old Roman…..so cute!!! The animal ice cream cones are adorable at Eli’s Ark! Urban Outfitters has cute rugs!!! And finally, Skye and dog friend, Patches 🙂…

4 good things 📚🛍🏺

This bag from target (it stayed at the store but isn’t it cute?) This book by Jeannie Gaffigan. She’s as funny as her husband…but just FYI – it’s about her experience with a brain tumor, so not the easiest read. Our latest thrift store run…the red mason jar, the rope textured vase on right. The…

a good book, scriptures, and polaroids

Kate Morton is definitely a favorite author. This is a great book…it took me a few chapters to get into it, but now I can’t put it down. Her books always have a character in the present, and some characters in the past- it goes back and forth with a mystery that comes together little…

👏🏼💡9 good things 🎉💡

[ONE] Thanksgiving! What’s not to love; friends, family, food 🙂 🧡♥️🦃 [TWO] Jim Gaffigan’s book, Food, A Love Story So funny! [THREE] Sadie’s buns 😉 [FOUR] Jerry’s Artarama- they have free art demonstration classes. Skye and I went for the drawing people demo and wow! We learned so much! Thanks, Jerry’s! Also, you’re smart, we…

inspiration

There’s so much inspiration to be found in the children’s book section. I found this one at goodwill. It’s such a great book, and I decided that even before finding out it’s a Newbery AND Caldecott winner for 2016 I love the old woman with curlers and butterflies in a jar….can we just take a…

today. (and yesterday)

Today was a perfect 68* I went over to three little birds to mark some of my paintings on sale. I went to the bike shop to fix our bikes Skye went to lunch with Dave We biked in the neighborhood I ate a smoothie and a salad! It was a great day We won’t…

🦒cute animal books 🦊

To distract myself from the fact that we are dropping our child at college and saying goodbye soon…I’m blogging about cute animal books 🙂 This adorable book, Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise, is genius in its simple lines and colors. (Anyone who uses a thick black line in their art is a favorite for me)…