home again

Posted on 17 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, projects

what a nice surprise to wake up to the morning after we got in from las vegas—a whiteout storm that blanketed our world, giving us a bit of a cushion on which to segue back to work. we made the most of our last few days with the kids by taking walks to the park […]

vegas pales in comparison . . .

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our week in vegas with our family has been wonderful, but there are a few things i miss when we’re away from home for the holidays—like the cozy corner neighborhood that we’ve come to love over the last ten years which is transformed at christmas into a wonderland of colorful, sparkling joy by our neighbors, […]

live, from vegas

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on tuesday, i got up extra early to finish up my last preparations for traveling. but since i’d taken care of nearly everything the night before, i had little else to do besides bake some cookies to bring. oatmeal chocolate chips are david’s favorite so i was betting the rest of the whitfield boys would […]

Countdown to Christmas

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I can’t believe Christmas is six days away. Weren’t we just carving pumpkins and eating turkey and stuffing? Time is in fast forward in this house. It seems like yesterday we were a ball of nerves and excitement at the hospital, awaiting a baby boy. And now Baby Knitspot is four months old. Every day […]