summer

  • The Weekend

    Dena August 12, 2013

    Our weekend was quiet as Roman was recovering from his fever and his sleep schedule got thrown completely out of whack. On Sunday — after my third consecutive night of little/no sleep — I had another one of those “I-have-no-idea-when-the-last-time-I-showered-was” moments. Not exactly the most…

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  • A Day at the Fair

    Dena August 5, 2013

    All of the signs that summer is rolling to a close are upon us. Yesterday there was a cool breeze that whispered autumn and it broke my heart a little bit. When I was younger, fall was always my favourite season, but as I got…

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  • By the Pool

    Dena July 24, 2013

    On Sunday, we met up with my sister & her family at my parent’s summer place for some BBQ & swimming. It was the perfect day to be poolside — sunshine & blue skies. Roman had fun getting to know his cousin Aden. They are…

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  • Hangin’ Out in the Backyard

    Dena July 22, 2013

    After a couple of weeks of relentless heat, it finally cooled down enough on Saturday so that we could hang out in our backyard for a little while. The yard is beautiful this time of year. Our black-eyed-suzies and hydrangeas are blooming. Our spearmint took…

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  • Welcome Sweet Summertime

    Dena June 24, 2013

    This weekend was the first official weekend of summer. There were sunflowers, BBQ’s, bonfires, marshmallow roasting, swimming pools, and hot weather to boot! We couldn’t have asked for a sweeter summertime kick-off. Now it’s Monday morning and we’re getting back to business. On today’s agenda…

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  • a perfectly sweet day

    Dena June 13, 2013

    june twelfth was: wildflowers in the kitchen windowsill . lots of sunshine . long walks in the stroller . roses blooming everywhere . my sweetest five-week-old boy . the loveliest purple flowers i ever did see . fresh radishes from the farmer’s market. xo

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  • all in a golden afternoon

    Dena June 6, 2013

    “You can learn a lot of things from the flowers, for especially in the month of June.” —Alice in Wonderland A couple of days ago, Roman & I took a ride down to my parent’s house. I wanted to take him for a walk in…

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  • August Birthday Party!

    Dena August 25, 2012

    As it turns out, my entire family (except for me!) has an August birthday. Today, we had a sweet little celebration at our house to wish my Mom, Dad, & sister the happiest of happy birthdays. I’ve had so much fun cooking + decorating these…

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  • Renaissance Faire

    Dena August 21, 2012

    The Renaissance Faire is one of my favourite ways to say goodbye to summer. Renaissance is the perfect blend of fun, magical, and delicious. It’s become a tradition to visit the faire each year. I even got my husband to join me this year. Gypsy…

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