A Quilt for Baby C

 Last night I put the binding on this quilt for a new little baby in Sitka. Today, a spectacular February day for Southeast Alaska, was perfect for taking some pictures of it before I gifted it.

A soft flannel back will make for some good snuggle time for little baby C! I managed to sneak in a quick snuggle with the boy while I dropped off the quilt! Tiny baby bliss.


Full Circle

It seems as though we have come full circle as a family, returning to the place where this blog started several years ago. We've added Finn and quadrupled the noise in our house, lived in two states and three houses, made many new friends and said many teary goodbyes. The most amazing thing about moving back to this town is that so many of our friends remain and the warm welcome we received was incredible. There was none of the angst normally (at least for me) associated with finding my way into new friendships, locating all the essentials, and getting lost. Sitka, we love you!

Enjoying the scenic ferry ride from Bellingham

Walking on the Cross Trail

Happiness is rain and mud!

This girl loves a good hike.



Will I ever have all the skin on my knuckles? Home repairs are costly...in many ways!



All we need is...



Want to know what is awesome when the temperature is negative two? Splitting wood.

We are making progress on the other house. The small bedroom is painted. The tub is caulked. Some huge gouges in the floor are on their way to being filled. Filling holes in our bedroom walls, possibly a first coat of paint in there, and painting the hall are all on the agenda for tomorrow.



 A quilt for Zola. A darling baby who had a bit of a rough start to life but who is doing quite fabulously now! Made from an assortment of fabrics and a patchwork 'Z' for the back.
Rainbow Wonky Log Cabin

Patchwork Z
A closer view

Quilt photo session helper!



Last week, for our tenth anniversary, Mike and I got my mom and Finn this...snuggle time on the couch. We're nice like that!