Friday, March 25, 2011


I feel so busy all the time now that I work at home. It's a good busy. It's enjoyable and I'm not exhausted by it. I'm juggling creating [with good music in my living room], taking and editing pictures, blogging, listing things in the shop, facebooking, being home to clean, taking patrick for walks, making more meals, creating things for local shops. So many great things! It's sometimes hard to know what's the most important thing to do during the day though. I do know, however, that days with family are most important.
I had a girls day with my sister, sis-in-law, mom, and grandma yesterday. It was a beautiful sunny day here. We decided to get lunch and enjoy seaport village. The girls had the babys and I brought Patrick.

We thought it would be fun to ride the carousel with the babes. As soon as we walked onto it, the three of us were really excited. We hadn't been that thing in so long! Jack and Mary Jane didn't feel the same way. They both started crying as soon as we sat down. Jack eventually was enjoying all of the lights lining the carousel and was happy. Mary Jane, on the other hand, screamed the whole time.

Aunt Natalie [and Jack] tried to make her happy with silly sort of worked.

Yes, she may scream and cry [like most babies], but that Mary Jane is the sweetest. She makes these cute little coos and squeeking noises. She sounds so girly and dainty when she's talking- it's so precious! Jack thinks everything is funny and laughs a lot. It's the happiest sound.

I love days like these with my family. I'm especially loving every moment I'm spending with Kaleigh and Mary Jane. Their move to Germany is coming so soon. We'll all miss them so much, but they get to be with Danny. That's the most important thing for their little family right now and I couldn't be happier for them!


  1. I love those shoes you're wearing in the first picture

  2. OH OH OH! These pics of the babies are just precious! LOVE your shoes too:) Came here from Freckled Nest!

  3. visiting from FN!
    Great baby face captures:)

  4. Oooo, I love the pictures you captured. Family days are so much fun and always worth it! And your days spent at home sound wonderful.

  5. This post makes me so happy. I love seeing my California family. Aunt Diane and your mom are so gorgeous! I wish the miles between us were fewer. XOXO