After the initial flurry of excitement that came after we booked our summer trip to New York/ Orlando, I have avoided doing to much in the way of obsessive planning in case we are yet again disappointed. We will have to do some crucial Disney booking of parks and restaurants but otherwise, I am trying… Continue reading A Plan for the Summer
I spent the weekend in the city of Bath. While my friends took advantage of the Thermae Spa, I decided to explore the city. The timing of this trip with me reading Northanger Abbey for the first time was a happy accident. A large portion of this novel takes place in Bath at the end… Continue reading A Pretty Little City
The year started as it usually does: quiet and still. Austin managed to stay up with the big kids and saw in the new year with us but unlike the big kids, he is yet to master the art of the lie-in. He did manage a somewhat acceptable 8am wake-up time and since the previous… Continue reading Celebrating with friends
Over the Easter holiday break, we went away as a family of four for the first time. I had put off making the decision about whether or not to go since I wasn't sure what kind of baby Austin was going to be and I am still not sure about this - people ask me… Continue reading Our First Family Trip as Four
Don't tell me to share, Coke. Joey Kate doesn't share food.
http://instagram.com/p/XGHKsEzfAv/ When time is so precious and work is talking over, it is very easy to stop doing the things that you love but that are not essential to your day-to-day life. For me, crafting has always been something that I love but not something that I need. So it has been something I have… Continue reading Bird for the Soul