Archive for the ‘new baby’ Category

winter arts festival, snowshoeing, and a new baby

Posted on December 15th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

Last Saturday was the Winter Arts Festival in our town. I called in on a whim four days prior and found there was one space left, just for me. I signed up, applied for a tax number, and by Saturday I had everything ready. Setting everything up! After helping me set up, David took the […]



coconut cream recipe

Posted on January 17th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

I haven’t been blogging for a few days, but we’re all fine–healthy, snug, and cozy.  We’ve been having some chilly 3 degree mornings (and a -14 degree one!) but the wood stove is roaring, and life goes on.  It’s been a string of sleepy days–due to sleepless nights–just keeping up with homeschool, laundry, meals, and lots […]



on being mamma

Posted on October 30th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  10 Comments »

As I’ve begun to settle into these days with my new baby (can you believe he’s already three months today?) I find that parts of me have all but receded into the shadows.  The things that used to define my days–making up new recipes, baking, sewing, knitting, writing, illustrating–all feel like someone else’s life now. […]



gifts from grandma and grandpa

Posted on October 1st, 2012 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

I have very cool in-laws.  Besides the fact that they gave birth to and raised the cutest and smartest boy on the planet, and besides the fact that they live in a little adobe house smack in the middle of Santa Fe (where we get to stay when we visit them), and besides the fact […]



oleo calcareous

Posted on September 18th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  14 Comments »

I have to say, I love this stuff.  A little bottle of it and some cotton balls, and I’ve said goodbye to baby wipes, diaper cream, diaper rash, and cradle cap. It’s called Oleo Calcareous, and you can make it yourself. Used by moms in France, Oleo Calcareous is a liniment made of  a 50/50 […]