21 months

This is so late that it will soon be followed by Emmett’s 22 month post! I really need to catch up on the old blog. I did some sewing that I’ve been meaning to share since, oh, Christmas ....more

20+ months

Well, I totally dropped the ball on Emmett’s 20-month photo… I didn’t take one and now we’re more than half way to 21 months so I’m going to skip it. Meanwhile, someone pointed out that DIY has taken a major back seat to the kiddo in our...more

19 months

When Emmett was a tiny baby, these photos were easy to take. I could just lie him on or near the tiles and snap away. As he became mobile, I could usually get a few good shots by giving him some toys to play with ....more

18 months

18 months. One-and-a-half years old! It seems like a major milestone to me ....more

Chickens!

Our neighbors have chickens, and we like to take Emmett to visit them. Sometimes we also help take care of the chickens if our neighbors are out of town. If I say, “let’s go see the chickens,” Emmett runs to our back gate ....more

17 months & fall activities

This was not my most successful monthly baby photo shoot. I was a week late due to various distractions including Emmett getting mildly sick and teething. I only got a few pictures ....more

Enjoying the African Showboyz at the Oregon Country Fair!

Enjoying the African Showboyz at the...more

Emmett eating hummus and crackers (spoiler: he double dips! but...

Emmett eating hummus and crackers (spoiler: he double dips! but don’t worry, we will not offer this tub of hummus to guests.) ...more

The whole family playing in the back yard (and a better view of...

The whole family playing in the back yard (and a better view of the area covered in woodchips - Emmett seems to like it) ...more

Choosing books to read before bed.

Choosing books to read before bed ....more