I’m going to tell you something about our Western culture. It is simple. It is easy. Hungry? Eat a snickers. Lonely? Social network. Bored? Flip the channels; or watch You Tube; or play Angry Birds. Everything is at our fingertips, and we don’t have to work hard for almost anything. We are a culture of open access and consumerism.
I’m so hungry.
I feel like I’ve been eating all day. Since I have a toddler, I’ve probably just been “half eating” all day. I admit this while sipping on the second half of my breakfast smoothie at 5 pm; I had to throw it in the fridge for a Phoebemergency this morning.
This year alone, Matt has been sick three times. When he caught a cold, he would be out of commission for an entire week. Which is not normal. This clued us into the possibility that there might be something going on, health-wise, of which we were unawares. So, on the recommendation of a friend, Matt went to see a specialist who tested him for food allergies. As it turns out, he is allergic to A LOT.
Good morning, Phoebe! Presents! Breakfast & first taste of sugar. Shy baby during her birthday song. The moment she turned one year old…was perfect. Decorations for the party. A year in the life Lots of photos! Guests brought notes for Phoebe that we hung up. I requested that people write one of the following: – [...]
It was a gorgeous day: Phoebe’s last day as an infant! Saturday is her first birthday! So, what better way to spend her last day of infancy than at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival?! We drove up with my mom, my sister and my mother-in-law. Here are some scenes from the day. (I took way [...]
I am a novice gardener.
Technically, I know how to garden well, but only in the Northeast. I was raised in upstate New York and even worked as a farm hand near Mechanichville, NY for one summer, a summer glorious with organic soil and heirloom tomatoes. But then I moved to Washington state, and everything I planted died.
Hi, there! I’m Erin. I’m a crunchy Christian mom and artist. I love to eat local farm food and shop at thrift stores. I blog about our crazy life and baby girl (born April 2011). I love rainbows. My hair is messy. ^_^ I hope you enjoy my blog! (Read More about me here...)