Wednesday, February 27, 2013


day 57:  it was a hang out in front of the fire kind of night.  here, the dying embers.

day 58:  the pink mountains had already disappeared by the time i got to the hill, but the full moon dipping below the chinook arch was still pretty cool.

Monday, February 25, 2013

#53-56 and BAW52/8

 day 53: today i participated in 'the meal' by the sketchbook project.  at 10am est, people from all over the world posted pix of what they were eating, sharing in a virtual meal together.  to check out some of the submissions, search #themeal on twitter.

day 54: a sunbeam, a fire and a cozy bed.  this dog is quite possibly in heaven :)

day 55: someone is excited for the flames v coyotes hockey game!  

 day 56: my submission this week for BAW52.  this is #8 and another layered window brooch.  it's fairly small, so i used a tie tack pin this time.

Thursday, February 21, 2013


 day 51: miss b with her science fair project.  all about metal, of course ;)

day 52: happy 14th birthday to our furr-baby mouton! a little slower, a little lumpier, but still going strong :) we love you, mou-mou!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


 day 49: peace, quiet and snuggles

day 50: playing with my new ColorSplash app

Sunday, February 17, 2013

#46-48 and BAW52/7

 day 46: 2 hours of soccer on a friday night?  hell yea!

 day 47: went to Gravity for drinks after dinner with P and V.  so much great, live music!
(photo credit on this one goes to Paul Cameron)

 had to post two pix :)

 day 48 and BAW52/7: my newest brooch.  uses 4 different recycled gift cards for the layered window effect.

Thursday, February 14, 2013


Day 45: Finn building his pizza crust caldera at our valentine's day lunch :)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


 day 43: one of many inspiration boards in my studio

day 44: my monster headache is a testament to the changing weather

Monday, February 11, 2013


It was a pretty sunrise this morning, but the sunset was even better.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Thursday, February 07, 2013

photo #38 and BAW 5 & 6

 continuing with the brooch-a-week project, here is #5.  another layered window design, using 4 
different recycled gift cards and fine silver rivets

 and #6, another layered window design, using 2 different recycled gift cards and fine silver rivets.  this one dangles from a silver ring.  shown here on a sweater.

shown off the sweater....also my photo for the day :)

Wednesday, February 06, 2013


Soccer, soccer, soccer. Between the two kids, we have soccer virtually every day of the week.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013


day 34: my babies, that aren't really babies anymore :)

 day 35: finn was sick so he and i unfortunately missed the muse concert, but by all accounts it was amazing!

day 36: even at 14 years old, mouton likes a good wrestle and can still hold his own!

Saturday, February 02, 2013


day 32: miss b had a great game, even scored to help her team win 3-2!

day 33: finn is so excited to have hockey back!  this magnetic standings board has taken up permanent residence in my kitchen and gets checked and adjusted every morning.

Friday, February 01, 2013


 day 28: photo look familiar?  it's the same photo, but with tweeking using my new 'muellerphoto' app! love it!

day 29: figo's idea of 'cuddling'. watch the face!

 day 30: happy birthday to my newly minted teenager!

day 31: after a haircut and straightening.  she looks waaaaayyyyy too grown up!