Our kids were dressed up head to toe in rain gear. Daddy Alsum was sweeping off and cleaning up outside in preparation for the storm that had already begun. Lark was slipping and sliding all over the soggy deck, while Hart was pretending to clear out the grooves between the planks with a screwdriver just … Continue reading When it rains, it pours
Dear Mum, I love you. I miss you. Since I became a mother myself, I have asked you often just how you did it. I am fortunate to know that, by the end of the day, my husband will be home to carry some of strain of daily life, but you simply didn't have that. … Continue reading A short letter to my Mum
We have a family emergency and will come back to blogging soon.
As a part of #MakeItMonday, Lark decided that we should make cookies for you all. We made a very quick small-batch recipe for an autumnal treat. It was a big hit with the kids. I am looking forward to making more and more fall food. Autumn officially begins after the solstice on September 22nd. I … Continue reading Gluten free Rustic Fall Cookies
We started out on the road at around nine. The babies fell asleep as did Daddy Alsum. I drove (quite lonely) for half of the way before my husband returned to the land of the living. We stopped at Newhalem to climb into and look around a full size train at Seattle City Light. Lark … Continue reading Our labor day camping weekend
We are finally on the mend after our recent bout of stomach flu. We are glad to have gotten it out of the way before our vacation holiday next weekend. This week will be spent gradually preparing food and packing our supplies. We are camping with toddlers. Tent camping. In the spirit of preparation, we … Continue reading Just peachy
We have a stomach bug that is affecting our whole household. We'll be back doing food and stuff soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.