Archive for May, 2011

sweetly dreaming

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

One more warm welcome to Madeline Rae, born May 29. We are so happy to have a new cousin! Congratulations to Mommy Rae and Daddy Matt on your sweet baby girl!

raw recipe: coconut date balls

Posted on May 30th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

The other day I had a hankering for a little something sweet, and yet something that would hold me over for a while, too. After briefly scrounging around in the kitchen, I came up with this yummy snack ball recipe. It was exactly the ticket – sweet, satisfying and nourishing all at the same time. […]

hello madeline

Posted on May 29th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

Zia’s cousin Madeline has made her entrance! She was born this morning at 9:07. Her royal cuteness is 7 lbs. 13 oz with little dark curls, sweet pink lips and a tiny button nose. Of course, I have to hear all this from 2/3 of the way across the country, so I haven’t seen her […]

lots of knots

Posted on May 26th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

The Knot Fairy is in the house. As I was weeding out Zia’s ever expanding toy collection, I came across several interesting and ingenious creations. It seems she’s become just a little bit knotty. First up: the fashionable show pony, bedecked in pearls and a knotted sash. Next, this traumatized animal that was mercilessly roped […]

kids craft: making a kitty

Posted on May 25th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Materials: a small box 3 popsicle sticks 2 bottle caps 3 sequins a pipecleaner tissue paper straw from a broom masking tape & glue. 1. Prepare the box (body). 2. Add legs, head, and ears. 3. Tape securely. 4. Tape on a pipe cleaner tail. 5. Cover with tissue paper and glue in place. 6. […]