Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend

The boys and I caught wind of a fun opportunity to head to Pittsburgh for Memorial Day weekend.  We joined up with one of our favorite kid stores, the land of nod, on a couple occasions for story hour, dress-up, activities and to support a non-profit organization called milk and bookies! 

The boys had a blast in Shadyside, and found a really cute new choo-choo's at a local kid store.  Our second trip was to a favorite orchard in Wexford, where we picked out our pumpkins last fall.  The boys got to eat a whole sprinkle-covered donut each at Soergels, fed a goat, pet a baby pig, drove a giant yellow monster truck (don't worry, it was wooden) and climbed all over a firetruck!  It was a blast!!

The fun kept coming with a special after dinner walk to get frozen yogurt and an amazing Memorial Day Parade.  Kaleb seriously went crazy with every marching band, swinging his arm like a conductor.  Aiden loved the candy the most, and Kaleb talked about firetrucks the entire rest of the day!  We had a lovely dinner on the grill with Keith and made an extra trip to Home Depot to pick up a ton of flowers and plants for our garden, which we're going to begin prepping this week!

More on planting soon.  Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Spring time


Keith took the boys fishing last week.  We didn't find any fish in our pond, just tons of frogs, one snake and a couple salamanders

All day, everyday.  It's awesome!  We bike, run around in circles, picnic, playground hop, mow the yard and everything else gets dropped.
This is all wonderful, until I realize we need groceries, I forgot to switch the laundry, dinner ends up being another frittata (EGG PIZZA!!!) and Kaleb inevitability lost his yellow race car and forgot to tell me until he's tucked in for sleep.  Then I'm loosing my mind searching wagons, pockets, the rock garden and gutters.  He always places it in a safe spot, it just takes me awhile to discover where.  He gets so attached to his wheels!

A Super fearless adventurous Aiden

I'm still planning out a garden and some new landscaping.  I think our last potential frost will be this weekend, so next week we'll get serious about accomplishing some outdoor beauty.  The boys are going to be crazy excited to help!

I had a really great Mother's Day and feel so thankful for these little boys who complete me in every possible way.  My journey to motherhood is something I often reflect on.  I wish this love for every person who dreams for it.  I'll never take these two for granted.

The boys picked such a pretty hanging basket for me!

Today we had a very successful dental visit.  Ultimately the boys had the best experience, but Kaleb didn't trust that dentist for a second!  With new toothbrushes and tiny race cars as a reward they'll be asking to go back soon.

Hope you're having a happy week!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Fox in Feathers Studio

Hello friends and family!
Kaleb and Aiden, and the twin cousins Lucie and Teddy, have been having tons of fun helping their BMA launch a new studio!  

I've witnessed the most incredible creations growing up!  My mother's creativity is ever-growing, glorious, inspiring and evolving.  I'm so happy my boys have such an amazing woman in their lives!

For anyone with kids, know of an expecting parent, looking for a fun gift for any occasion check out Fox in Feathers Studio!

Unique, original and Imaginative!!  These are just a few fun photos we've taken in preparation of the business launch!  Happy faces, happy products and happy memories ahead!

FLIP YOUR LID!  Reversible hats: custom made with lots of pattern choices!
LONG DRAGONS!  We've had ours since my baby shower!  They were awesome boppy pillows as infants, and cuddle dragons now as toddlers.  They have evolved over the past couple years.  Check the shop for the NEW style!  As soon as we move to big boy beds, these long dragons will help stop a tumbling toddler!
CROWNS and SUPER CAPES!!  Capes can be personalized too.  Upgrade the dress-up bin or throw a SUPER party! 
WOODEN TOYS!  Musical xylophone and dice.  Learn and play!

If you make a purchase, be sure to share a photo on Pinterest or Instagram (@FoxInFeathersStudio) so the studio can see the happiness spread!!!!