Feb
17

Let’s start with cake…

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We usually drag birthdays out as long as possible around here. The day you were born is an important day to celebrate so why not do it over several days or even a week! Although Hannah doesn’t turn 12 until Tuesday, we began the festivities with a birthday cake with friends last night. I made […]

Nov
25

Turning 8 and a Sleepover

While talking to my mom the other day she told me she had been a bit disappointed with second and edgemont as of late. thanks for the nudge mom, you’re right, i’ve been a bit absent. she even reminded me i hadn’t posted about norah’s birthday yet! our little norie turned 8 this november. her […]

Feb
17

A Birthday Brunch

and the celebrating continues. this morning we had friends and family over for a birthday brunch for hannah. we made a very large dutch baby (a recipe from a bed and breakfast on our honeymoon to alaska), potato hash with spinach and eggs, fresh fruit, cream scones and salty dogs made with fresh squeezed ruby […]

Feb
12

A Game Party

on sunday hannah celebrated her 11th birthday with friends for a game party. we had 3 stations set up with different board games and card games. there was jenga, skip bo, milles bournes, boggle, mastermind, battleship, sorry, scribblish, wildcraft and blink among others. there were peanuts and pretzels on each table for snacking and for […]

Jun
29

when i was a farm apprentice many moons ago i worked with someone who had previously worked as a baker. throughout the season we would bake all sorts of things together including all of the recipes from his bakery. i left that year with a stack of papers with those recipes doodled all over them […]

Mar
21

a celebratory toast with a little rhuby. happy spring to you my friends! xo

Mar
2

i made a beet chocolate cake to celebrate chris and his 39 years today. i’m not gonna lie though, the guy wishes for a duncan hines cake every year. just like he got as a kid. but that i leave to his mom. he liked my cake though. he’s a good sport. happy birthday c. […]

Mar
1

happy birthday christopher!! cheers to a year full of timber. thanks for bringing so much beauty into our lives. xo

Feb
26

turning ten is a big deal. hannah wanted a sock hop to celebrate double digits. we all had a blast preparing and decorating and transforming our home into a dance hall and diner. there were handcut french fries (thanks to a loaned out fryer), black and white milkshakes (thanks to a borrowed shake maker), mini […]

Jun
20

happy papa’s day! xo