Monthly Archives: November 2012

Abby’s Birthday Continued

As many of her friends traveled over Thanksgiving weekend, Abby postponed  her birthday celebration until this week.  She invited a number of girls from her small group over to enjoy a pizza party evening and sleep-over! The girls had fun decorating their own pizzas. . .[We made a separate gluten-free version for Abby. . .]And […]

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Once Upon a Time

I accompanied Chris and Kelley (and little Christopher) Potts to the Botanic Gardens today for the sweetest family photo session.  In search of the perfect Christmas card picture, we found a whole lot more. . .At 18 months, Christopher is simply one of the most adorable little boys I know!  While Christopher was off chasing […]

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Beautifully Wild

I had fun, fun, fun at the Botanic Gardens doing a Christmas card photo session with my new friend, Ginna, and her precious daughters!  The girls are at a wonderful stage – still enjoying the pleasures of My Big Backyard, and yet growing into their own personalities! Beautifully wild and wildly beautiful. . . Funniest […]

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Michelangelo and the Leaf Brigade!

Abby has been working hard this week on an extra credit project for AP Euro.  How wonderful that her art skills are giving her bonus points in an academic class! And, it is always an exciting event when the city leaf collectors come and take away the bags which line our sidewalks!!  Hurray for public […]

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A New Course of Study

As Abby has been recently diagnosed with Celiac disease (and we are wondering just how far the apple has fallen from the tree), I have been doing a lot of reading on how to adapt our family diet to suit the nutritional needs of all.  I am learning to bring my glasses to the grocery […]

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