Showing posts from April, 2013

simple woman's daybook

FOR TODAY April 22,2013

Outside my window... 
I see robins, cedar waxwings and red winged blackbirds out and about.

I am thinking... about my beautiful daughter who turns six this weekend.

I am thankful... for the opportunity to stay at home with my children and the freedom to school them at home.

In the kitchen... homemade lotion.

I am wearing... a red t-shirt, black fleece jacket and black pants.

I am creating... gifts for five wonderful women.

I am going... to enjoy a specialty coffee this morning.

I am wondering... what pictures to use for a new home decor project I'm working on.

I am reading... Home Improvement: Eight Tools for Effective Parenting by Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

I am hoping... to see the sunshine more and more with each passing day.  So far the forecast is looking pretty gray.

I am looking forward to... summer vacation and relaxation!!

I am learning... new ways to parent effectively.

Around the house... a sleeping dog, children with full tummies, raindrops on windows a…

more ice


covered in ice

Went to bed last night with rain pelting the windows.  Woke up many times in the night to thunder and lightning crashing around me.  Woke up this morning to a world covered in ice. As I was walking around taking pictures I could hear cracking ice all around me when the wind blew.

The trees were bowing under the weight of the ice.

This robin seemed to have to pry his feet from the icy branch when he flew away.