Vivi Update

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! We're in full holiday-prep mode over here, with pie dough chilling, multiple cranberry sauces simmering, and decorating projects underway. Vivienne just came home from school with a paper turkey adorned with words of thanks, among them: comfy bed and "Hugh Bear." The simplicity of her gratitude is always a good dose of … Continue reading Vivi Update

Hugh

Hugh is 16 months now. He's a blur of movement, a chattering, singing, hollering fellow, and it feels like he's got one foot in babyhood and one in full blown kid-dom. Here's a handful of little things that really seem to capture the moment: Lately, we're hearing a lot of Hugh's suddenly clear-as-a-bell, almost incredulous, … Continue reading Hugh

Lately

A smattering of things I've been thinking on, noticing, reading, and appreciating lately... Back to School Vivienne continues to love her new school and has SO many friends beginning that journey this year, too, with varying degrees of fear and excitement. More than any other year, I've loved hearing back-to-school accounts for all our little … Continue reading Lately

Supper Club

About this time last year, Ryan and I started getting serious about an idea we'd been tossing around: what about starting a supper club? We were hankering for a good, old-fashioned gathering of foodies - not necessarily experienced cooks, but people who would really get into researching recipes, menu planning, wine pairings, centerpieces. Beautiful, slow meals … Continue reading Supper Club