Category Archives: life as we know it

  Saturday morning was breakfast at the café with the Red Bean: a proper capp for me, Darjeeling for her, peach scones. Then Mister and I headed out to do some birthday shopping for the Poulette and enjoy a late lunch. This heading out without kids in tow is a new thing for us, one […]

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  This was the scene late yesterday afternoon. I’d been reading too long, so the Red Bean gave me a gentle nudge by beginning to set the table around me. I love evenfall; it’s one of my favorite words, it’s easily my favorite time of day. And sitting at my dining room table looking out […]

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    Home has been good a place to be lately. Cold brew coffee and a bowl of sliced watermelon at the ready in the fridge. Little people playing Legos and hosting tea parties. Eavesdropping at the bathroom door while the Nacho took a bubble bath and kept up a running dialogue which had me […]

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The story of our weekend in iPhone photos. I was restive and the weekend was just so relaxed. I think the easy-going nature of the weekend might have rubbed off on me a bit. I’m thankful for that. The wee lass slept until 9am both mornings, the older kids a bit later. Mornings were slow […]

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  If I had to put my finger on it, I’d say we found the soft spot of summer late last week. The soft spot being the place where things have slowed to an almost standstill. Mornings come a bit later (as do bedtimes), meals revolve a variety of favorite salads, a baguette, fresh fruit. […]

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