This painting started transforming from some really
my favorite new creative outlet, acrylic on canvas, almost finished
"Mama, can we touch it?"
wooden block pattern play
watching the snow fall
"Mama, I'm a princess elf pegasus. Do you wanna take a picture?"
sleepover make-up play
glow in the dark paper art, for an older sister and her sleepover friend
monster dance party
healthy late-night snack
monsters transformed into flower faeries
flower faerie play dough sculpting
detail, another work in progress
helper, bringing in firewood
wrapped up for the weather
a ladybug cooking arroz con pollo and white chocolate mousse for the family
while listening to Cuban Radio on Pandora, just 'cause
"Mama, I'm a cat ballerina. Wanna take a picture?"
Sylvia-made salad with chickpeas
petting the magician's duck at the library
off on a sister adventure
My first finished painting!
Emergence, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24"
lots more snow
Ayla peeling potatoes, Sylvia writing to her penpal
We went to the annual square dance and potluck with our homeschool co-op, with live music and caller. These pictures are from the one song that I sat out. We all had a lot of fun!
another painting, nearly finished
Camille returning to her painting, after taking a couple of weeks off
Woohoo! Another one finished!
The Huntress, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24"
Thanksgiving weekend is winding down and we celebrated simply at home. We roasted ducks that we raised ourselves, made way too many mashed potatoes, made a sour cherry sauce when we realized that we were out of cranberries from our friends' farm, danced, sang, painted, and enjoyed ourselves. I recovered from having two of my wisdom teeth removed. It's a good, simple, messy kind of life here that I am thankful for.