Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Simple Pleasures


After a late night arrival in Colorado, we enjoyed a wonderful slow morning the next day. I love it when we are all near each other in the house {together} but each doing our own thing!

I also enjoyed spotting numerous blooms and especially the one with blooms and the mountains in the blurred background. Swoon. Plus canning jars and backyard blooms are such sweet beauty.












Monday, April 23, 2018

Aerial View


Good morning! Well, I didn't mean to disappear for a week - but that is how life goes sometimes, right?! Sort of spontaneously (meaning not planned for months), we went to Colorado for a week - #operationlivingcarepackage!

Our children have flown before but don't remember it - so this was a huge trip for them!



 One of them loved everything, one was so-so and one was not a fan until we got home. But, they all loved how fast we got to our destination! I hope we are not ruined on road trips forever now!!


It was actually fun to hear their excitement and enthusiasm and wonder over every little thing and see the flying experience through their eyes as flying doesn't hold a lot of glamour for me anymore, though I agree with them that the speed for arrival is awesome!

The window seat is my favorite and I was happy to give it up for them to experience the newness of seeing life from the air - such a neat thing and so hard to wrap our minds around. They grabbed my camera several times to capture views including the city lights at night shown below.




It's fun to travel at various times of year and see the differences in season across the US. For example, our Spring has been going for weeks and is just beginning to bloom in Colorado so it was fun to experience a second Spring.

We enjoyed sunny warm days and even a little snow - so much fun.

Looking forward to sharing more this week!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Picnic Weather


This is the loveliest Spring we've ever had meaning it isn't oppressively hot yet! It has been cool and lovely! Friday afternoon we spent three hours on the quilt including lunch, lingering, reading, creating and playing together.






 





















Rachel got the knitting set with her tickets she earned this year in CC at our end of semester auction! And the picnic blanket is a Joanna Gaines Matilda Jane super clearance find!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Slow Day





















Jane Austen Devotional
Watching the International Space Station
Spring Playlist
Samuel loves these Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales books! Loves them. Shown: Alamo and WWI.
Handmade menus make leftovers more exciting!
Beeswax candles
Sourdough bread

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