this moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual (inspired by soulemama). A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.

Wishing you all a peaceful and beautiful weekend.

-April

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this moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual (inspired by soulemama). A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.

Wishing you all a peaceful and beautiful weekend.

-April

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for the birds

Today we made gifts for the birds. In the art closet we had some paper rolls saved up and with a little peanut butter, bird seed and some yarn we created some tasty little treats for our backyard friends. Loving birds, Owen was excited the minute he saw the bag of birdseed. With all the pictures of colorful birds on the outside he knew just what we were up to. I spread the peanut butter and attached the yarn to the paper rolls ahead of time. That way Owen only needed to roll on the birdseed, I then hung up the rolls in the tree. He wanted so badly to climb up into the tree himself to hang the treats, in due time my sweet boy, in due time. Maybe if we’re lucky we will capture one of our friends on film sometime soon having a little snack in our backyard! Also I would love to make some more backyard treats for our little winter friends but have no ideas. Anyone know of some fun homemade treats for animals? Leave me a comment bellow if so!

-April

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winter; a season of reflection


Winter

Blow, North Wind, Blow
All the leaves are falling;
Cold, frost and snow
Winter comes a-calling.
Mother Nature sleeps now,
All the earth is bare;
Deep in the ground
She guards her treasures rare.

~ Margaret Morgan

Winter is most definitely upon us all now, as is the season for celebration, and as we all prepare our homes to share with those we hold dear, our family would like to wish you all a happy holiday and a warm and delightful day of solstice. Enjoy this beautiful time of inward reflection and the return of light.

Happy solstice to all!

-April

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this moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual (inspired by soulemama). A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.

Wishing you all a peaceful and beautiful weekend.

-April

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this moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual (inspired by soulemama). A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.

Wishing you all a peaceful and beautiful weekend!

-April

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autumn equinox

Today is the first day of autumn and I celebrated by getting my lil guy something to add to our fall nature table.

I had been eyeing this book for a while now and once fall was nearing I just knew it would be the perfect addition to our nature table. The book doesn’t have any words, only images of autumn and so I was a bit worried he wouldn’t like the book as much as some of this other favorites but he is absolutely in love with it. He’s been grabbing it off the table all day and bringing it over, cuddling up to me and insisting to hear a story about the pictures in the book.

We also added a few gords and pumpkins to the nature table which Owen thinks is just great. I still haven’t gotten around to making a third gnome and I’m still having a hard time trying to find some natural wool to stuff them with, so for the time being they are stuffed with the insides of an old pillow.

I am so excited to welcome fall as it is one of my favorite seasons. I love the change in colors on the trees, the falling of leaves, the harvest of food and the cooler brisk air. What are your favorite things about fall and how did you celebrate the new season? – April

~Peace~

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