Original Painting: The Easter Egg Tree

      Yesterday I put the finishing touches on this little Easter painting, and I’m so happy to be able to share it with you here (and in plenty of time for Easter! Or Pascha, whichever you celebrate!)   This is “The Easter Egg Tree” and it was inspired, again, but Ukrainian Folk Art traditions […]

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Little bits of progress

    Yesterday marked Robbie’s first whole month. I can’t believe he’s already a month old! The time has really flown by— we’ve watched copious amounts of HGTV (he’ll probably be able to renovate a house on his own in about 6 months) and cuddled and nursed and watch snow fall outside while we stay […]

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Snow::Blossoms::Books

Here is February, already a month into the new year! On Friday Robbie will be 4 weeks old, and it seems hardly possible. Here at the house, things have been pretty quiet. I’ll be honest, I call it a good day if I can get the dishes from the sink to the dishwasher and manage […]

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a quick hello

  Hello there! Just thought I’d stop by and let you know that we’re doing fine, lots of winter cuddles and trying to figure out this thing called ‘life with a baby.’ Still trying to get into a routine– some days are better than others. Some days he’s feeling good and napping well, others…not so […]

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Baby Is Here!~!

      It’s been a bit quiet around here, hasn’t it? Well that’s because….. He’s here! Our little boy is now here to snuggle and we’ve been enjoying all these new moments with him 🙂     Robert— Robbie, as well call him— came early in the morning on January 10. I’m so so grateful […]

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January Schemes

     I’m still here and I’m still scheming! No baby yet, alas! he will soundly be a January baby. Maybe an Epiphany baby? That sounds nice, doesnt it? I keep telling him it does 🙂    I am antsy for a project now (I know, I know, I’m about to embark on a huge […]

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2013, a look back….

   I knew a lot happened this year, but looking over a year’s worth of photos has made me realize— 2013 was a big year for us as a little family! And for me, in particular. Back in January, I had no idea of all the new adventures that lay ahead— babies, trips, a new […]

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