I love taking pictures of flowers. Sometimes the abstract, oddball ones are more interesting than the perfect flower portraits.
Steamed kale with corn, edamame, and avocado is a surprisingly satisfying dinner. Dress with soy sauce and pepper and off you go.
Yesterday I wore the cutest blue print dress and cardigan sweater I found on sale at H&M. The dress isn’t a style I usually wear but it made me smile and feel pretty. When I got home I realized it’s a maternity dress (not that the front was longer because I’m so flat chested) but I wore it anyway because it made me smile and feel pretty. And now I have another maternity dress when I need it again.
Forrest is growing up so fast. When I dress him in the right clothes he practically looks 3 already. I also trimmed his old man hair in the back – there was a long layer over a short layer so I cut the long layer. Yes, I kept the little trimmings but I’m not keeping his teeth… or not all of them…
Are you familiar with Alisa Burke? I found her in the past, lost track, and found her again yesterday through Kelly Rae Roberts. In spending waaaay to much time at work tooling through her blog, especially her Life with Lucy section, I realized I didn’t have a creative practice before I had Forrest, not really, so I’m not sure why I’m trying to “get it back” now. Because I am. So that means I need to create my practice now. While I’m not sure I’m ready to break out the acrylics with him yet, I want Forrest to enjoy being creative so I also need to pull out some big pads and crayons and markers and let us go at it more often. I think he’ll enjoy it as much as I will.
Last weekend we took Forrest to his first home football game (Go Beavs!). He’s not quite old enough to sit through an entire game, and I need to remember to bring toys for him for next time, but he seemed to have a great time clapping along when we all cheered. In a couple of years I have a feeling he’ll be all over football games with Daddy.
This weekend I have housework to catch up on and a creative space to make. What’s on tap for you?