Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Cool Stuff & My Boots Are Ordered!!!!

So here are some neat things I have found over the last few months as I've been following different blogs. I did a horrible job of recording where I found them so I will try to guess. First, I love this monster hat! I'm pretty sure it's from the blog Rockstar Diaries.

I love this felted wool snowsuit. I found it on the blog Smaller.

These tutus are made by Tutu Monde and I found them also on Smaller.

I love the idea of this lofted bed (-- though the room itself is totally wrong for it.) I think I found it on Apartment Therapy.

These lovely cloth flowers are made by EmersonMade (I *LOVE* their clothes especially their jeans and blazers). Unfortunately, they no longer sell these flowers though I found a pretty awesome tutorial on how to make them.

I saw this crib re-fashion on Apartment Therapy. Isn't it a cool idea?

My dream winter boots. I am saving up for them for next year, maybe.

Another awesome tree-house bed!

I sold my four-seater stroller last week and ordered my dream boots the same day. Hooray and Hallelujah! They are Steve Madden for Piperlime, named Natalee. They will come mid-October. 

Thea Belle & Lincoln Adore Each Other



My Family's Visit Part Two

The rest of our week of Aaron & Lindsey visiting was good and strange with brad returning to work, Atticus starting school but fun living alongside each other. We took a trip to Linden Hills to the wonderful Wild Rumpus bookstore that has a menagerie of animals amongst the stacks of books: chickens and cats wandering, ferrets, snakes, chinchillas, lizards, all sorts of birds in cages. Afterwards we walked up to Sebastian Joe's for ice cream cones.

Aaron & Grant looking at the real snakes below the floor in the "haunted house".

Lilly loving on one of the cats.
The Hidden Cat

We also made it over to the pool over at Hiawatha Park. Thank you, Lindsey for all these fun photos!


Atticus on a water jet -- all boys' favorite hang out place (-:

Atticus Starts Kindergarten

Most of you guys have seen the pictures of Atticus' first day of kindergarten (because I am so behind on my blog posts!) but just so it's here on our family photo archive (-: Here they are again with a couple extra. Because of a few un-interesting reasons, my family's visit overlapped with the first day of school so Aaron & Lindsey were still here (they stayed a few days extra after my parents had to return to work responsibilities). Atticus is attending Hale Community School, our local public school. Brad and I have thought and prayed through this choice of school for a few years now, and we continue to research, pray, discuss what the next few years may look like for our family's education/schooling. I am working to get together a clear explanation of how we came to this year's decision and hopefully can post that in the next month. So far we have really liked A's teacher and Atticus himself loves school. He gets on the bus at 6:50 every morning. He gets off the bus at the end of our block at 10:40 am. Dietrich started two-morning-a-week preschool the following week (pictures to come) so we are finding yet another new rhythm to our days.

Going to pick Atticus at the corner