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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Heat Wave



We are having a heat wave this week.  I'm not a fan.  However, I found these delicious margaritas today at grocery outlet and it's making the weather tolerable.  I also found a slip n' slide at marshalls!  We plugged the hose in and off Ryden went!  Unfortunately, the grass underneath was not very soft and Ryden suffered a few wounds.  :-/  I have to get that backyard under control asap.  I was thinking of replacing most of the grass with ornamental grass.  But, we at least have to have a long enough patch of soft new grass for the slip n' slide! 

Sunday, April 27, 2014

First Tooth gone!



Success!  After what seemed like forever, Ryden lost his first tooth!  I noticed that a back tooth was growing and that's when I said, WE ARE GETTING THAT SUCKER OUT!!  He let me tug on it several times a day until it fell out by itself while eating cheese and crackers!  The tooth fairy was very generous and was kind enough to write out a teeny tiny note and a receipt and placed it in a teeny tiny envelope.  The pillow was handmade by Ryden's great aunt.  Now on to the next tooth! 

Monday, April 21, 2014

My Picks for Mother's Day

    I am not normally one to wear a watch, but this classic piece (in a dreamy color) could convince me to start!
    This is a lovely chalkboard design personalized iphone case.
    This retro book is chockful of sweet recipes for every occasion, with the bonus of cocktail recipes!
    I am a sagittarius so these gold arrows would be perfect for me (or anyone really)!
    I love silhouettes.  And this sweet wooden one is completely customizable in finish and colors. 
    I have always coveted the diptyque baies (a bouquet of roses and black currants) candle.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt!

It was a beautiful hot day here in Monterey.  We had brunch at the golf course, and an Easter Egg hunt in the woods.  Ryden found the elusive "Golden" egg!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Our Easter eggs

My Easter eggs this year. My intent was to paint them with perfect lines, but once I started spray painting them I free formed. I found plastic eggs at Walmart and sprayed them in the egg carton. I used Emerald Green Krylon and Gold Rustoleum spray paint.

Easter egg inspiration

Hipster eggs


Black and white


Glitter eggs




Saturday, April 12, 2014

Ginger and the Fox: About

Ginger and the Fox: About: About Ginger and the Fox Someone once said to me, about my son, "Gingers are going extinct, that little fox of yours is a dying bree...