Monthly Archives: June 2012


A few weeks ago I took a calligraphy class at Lettering by Liz with a few of the girls from work. It was really fun, and I’ve spent a little time practicing (not enough). Here’s something I wrote the other day. I want to try using a smaller nib. My friend said she finds it easier to […]

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tree trimming

Last weekend our parents visited to check out our progress on the house. My brother was super helpful and he climbed up into this tree and cut off a few crazy branches for us. Now we have some more sunlight in the yard and you don’t have to crouch down to walk by the tree. […]

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dessert (from our yard!)

We had the most delicious dessert tonight. We picked these raspberries and blackberries in our yard. I just can’t get over that – our yard! Oh, what a wonderful summer treat.

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Sara yum! audrey goes over to ours everyday so i’ll pick her whatever is ripe.

an afternoon at natural bridge

When we were in North Adams for Max’s graduation, we spent an afternoon at Natural Bridge. Eric had the camera that day, and here are some of the pictures he took (including two of me). It’s not easy to get a good photo of Z (he’s so wiggly), but he’s looking so very handsome here!

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peony in bloom

Just before me moved, I took this picture. Our neighbors had such beautiful peonies! This cell phone picture really doesn’t do this amazing bloom any justice.

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candy candy candy

Last night I went to the movies with some friends from work. We stopped and loaded up on candy before the movie began. It was so yummy that it made a bad movie a little better. :)

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Sara What movie did you see?

the most beautiful roses

These are the most beautiful roses I’ve ever seen. Know why? Go ahead guess. Answer: because they’re OURS. They’re in our yard! We totally own them! And they’re growing and blooming and gorgeous and they smell heavenly.

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congratulations, max!

On June 7th, my brother graduated from high school. Eric and I went to celebrate with my family, and it was so cool to watch Max walk across the stage and get his diploma. Congratulations, Max! We’re so proud of you. xoxo

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we moved

You guys, May was one heck of a busy month around here. After the Stationery Show, we packed up and moved. Here’s a look at the chaos – it’s one of the only photos I took during the packing. We just wanted to get out of there forever. Pictures of our new place will come […]

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umass amherst commencement 2012

On May 11, 2012, my brother-in-law, Will, graduated from UMass Amherst. It was the weekend before the Stationery Show, and it was good that I was able to slow down for a little bit and enjoy the celebrations and family time. It was a beautiful day for the ceremonies, and it was such a pleasure […]

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