Liliana’s 5th Birthday

  Our baby has turned five!!! On Sunday we celebrated Lili’s birthday with the five friends she chose to invite for her party. This was actually the first time Lili had her friends over on her birthday. We’re usually away this time of the year, and though we’ve always celebrated …

The fairy garden

  And here are our fairies comfortably installed in their new garden. We are hoping that they will attract the real fairies  to play here too. I have actually noticed this morning that there are two mushrooms growing in the garden. That must be a true sigh the fairies are …

The fairies are here

A couple of years ago I found those vintage-like fairy figurines at Value Village. At the time  I tried to display them in the girls bedroom but somehow it didn’t look quite right so ended up storing them up for future use. Now they’re out again and ready to inhabit …

Planning a new fairy garden

  The first two pictures  show our fairy garden from last year. We had a great time working on it. The ring …

Stellar Gardening

Last week I took a very inspiring course called Stellar Gardening, part of the “Making Space for the Mysterious – Summer Festival …

More snow creations

We had a wonderful snow fall the Saturday before last, but by Tuesday morning the snowmen we built had broken into pieces …

More Winter play

Last Saturday we had a whole morning of snow fall, the wet, good packing snow. Perfect for snow balls and snowmen. We …

Playing with ice

So far the Winter has been pretty fickle up here. The temperature keeps floating between just below freezing and some 10C. We …

The weekend

We celebrated Mother’s day with a lovely walk in beautiful woods not so far from here. We didn’t see Goldilocks as Liliana …

Making maple syrup

Inspired by our visit to the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at the Kortright Centre a few weeks ago Warren and his little …