Monthly Archives: June 2010


I’ve been asked a couple times lately for book recommendations so I thought I’d do a quick what we’re reading now. The first book I am lately in love with is In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan. If you … Continue reading

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Summer’s Solstice and Welcome

A very small peek at how we spent and celebrated Midsummer. Freshly baked sun-cake with wild berries and cups full of “sun juice” (herbal sun tea). Delicious sun-cake as she awaits sun set! Sun-stories. All sorts of water-play. Getting cozy … Continue reading

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Fairy tales, berry days

For part of our Midsummer celebration, I’ve made the girls some faeries … this was a painfully easy project involving pipe cleaners, little wooden pieces, and felt, and whatever I wanted for the wings, but such fun! Sophia really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Pea madness

My children are crazy for peas! Lately I have to fight them to leave the pods on the vines long enough to grow! Love it though… After devouring all my peas this afternoon, they discovered a mud puddle strategically located … Continue reading

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June moments

Thursday’s are bread-baking day around here. That’s because Thursday night’s are homemade soup night, and nothing goes with yummy soup quite like freshly sliced loaves of bread. Mmmm! On a trip to local-area antique stores this weekend, I came across … Continue reading

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