Sunday, April 22, 2007

Today

Today was yard day. The weather was perfect, and we were all worn out from a long week of work, travel, gigs and late nights. Working in the yard was a good way to all be together and still get something done. The boys cleared toys & sticks, I swept & rinsed, Nathan mowed & raked and planted my new Cala Lilly plant. When we were done, we celebrated by building a fire in the firepit and playing a few rounds of croquet - my favorite sport. A good way to celebrate Earth Day don't you think?


Also I made some Almond Chocolate biscotti. Yummy. Figured I could save at least $5 a week if I made my own instead of buying it at Starbucks everyday. I just love the crunch and crumbliness of it. Did I mention how yummy it is?

And then Ta Da! The icing on the cake: I was featured by Kim over at Today's Creative Blog! I am so honored to be among all the other talented women who have been featured there. Such a great blog birthday gift!

5 comments:

  1. Sounds like a packed day! Good for you making your own biscotti. I have never tried that.
    Love the detail wood work on your house.

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  2. hey sis. yummy!!! yeah love the wood work. have seen that before?

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  3. We spent yesterday outdoors, too. What a gorgeous day!

    The biscotti looks yumilicious!

    The Ethan Allen table is beautiful!

    Pat
    Back Porch Musings

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  4. It's so fun to find the blogs behind Esty. I have your lovely shop in my favorites. But I found you via " Today's Creative Blog " Lovely, lovely, lovely...and I will be back.

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  5. Congrats on the blog feature! You have a great site!

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