on a whim*

a couple days ago we packed up the kids and drove to the mountains for a spontaneous afternoon trip. we stopped at this little creek to throw rocks, play in the dirt, get our feet wet and eat lunch. the highlight of the day was the little frog that paid us a visit. i gave … Continue reading on a whim*

it’s raining here.  i thrifted a small hand full of umbrellas back in july. when it was very hot and very dry. i felt kind of silly buying them but now i am so happy that i did. i am really trying to make that be-prepared-ahead-of-time way of life stick. it does not come naturally … Continue reading