Marmalade and Muenster joined our family a few weeks ago, strays no more. Five months old, they are shown here resting on the Ikea duvet that makes Lily’s room fit for a tween.
$35 from the neighbor’s tree lot. $100 for new LED lights. Kittens asleep on the snowy tree skirt: priceless. The children chose this 17-footer for the first official Christmas in our new house. Aged 9 and 11, they debated what Santa Claus would do without a chimney.
Arrangement by Nicholas. Left to right: Pengie, Little Pengie, Fire Dog, Snake, Yellow Bear, Fluffy, Mr. Awesome, Peng Ball.
The bus drivers know we’ve moved South by one driveway. One loooong driveway. Chris drives Nicholas to catch his bus at 7 am and Lily to catch her bus at 8 am. When it’s warmer, and maybe they are a little older, we’ll make them walk for some healthful fresh air, as Nanny McPhee advises.
Robin Guthridge usually paints landscapes like the view from Olana but here she is painting our master bedroom, walk-in closet AND the laundry room. A big “thank you” to Susan’s sister for hours and hours of perfect work in Ivory Tusk.