April 20, 2012

on my desk


some of the things I will be playing with this weekend
Wishing you all a sunny & wonderful Earth Day Weekend!!!





April 18, 2012

{how it's made} making a difference stitch by stitch


bits and pieces
from our new toys & more collection
available April 30th. here!

each piece is carefully hand knitted


hand made seams


faces are hand embroidered with crochet details



April 17, 2012

a visit to the National Botanic Garden {Washington, DC}


just a few snapshots
of our visit to the National Botanic Garden last Sunday
to see the Orchid Mystique: Nature's Triumph exhibition featuring orchids from around the world, presented in settings evocative of Japanese gardens







a place for children






a piece of the rain forest... that makes me miss my "neck of the woods"


the feel of the desert {World Deserts area}





bonsais


beautiful hydrangeas {Plant Exploration area}


installation {West Gallery}


April 16, 2012

I'm pinning!!!


Yes, I'm on Pinterest.
You can find my boards HERE


April 15, 2012

this summer...


surf inspired 
for an endless summer









April 13, 2012

at the farm

On a spring day
A visit to the farm {Frying Pan Farm Park}
A kids' favorite



the animals






the cider press


pasteurization and cooling



around the farm





April 12, 2012

enjoying today

{blackberries}
they remind me of my childhood


 
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