Monday, April 30, 2012

Sunny Days

It was a beautiful, cool, sunny weekend in Berkeley. While the boys went to Little League, the Ostrin girls went to the Marina for a beach clean up as part of Ronnie's girl scout service project. Ronnie filled an entire bucket with junk.
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Lila was busy looking cute and collecting shells.
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Noe was pooped!
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And I didn't miss Little League after all. KRON 4 news was there doing a piece on spring, and Ben was front and center! He's the cute one in the white helmet.
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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Christmas in April

It's never too early to start planning for the holidays!
Customize your own dogwood or rhododendron ornament in my etsy shop today.

Friday, April 27, 2012


Weekday dinners are HARD. And monotonous. Endless searching on pinterest for "fast family dinners" isn't even very helpful. So last night I gave in and took the kids for Chinese, and it was a fun break. The kids sat at the counter and watched them make boboa drinks while they ate.
We couldn't resist.
And I was so glad not to be on my hands and knees after dinner cleaning up Noe's remnants.
Don't worry - I left a big tip for that one.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Leather cuffs for him and her

Just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day



Get them in my etsy shop before they are all gone.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Spiders - did you know?

Did you know that not only do spiders have eight (hairy) legs
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but they also have eight eyes!
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Do you see them all? You never know what you'll find when you look at an arachnid under SEM.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

We have a Rivercat

Ben had his first practice and game at little league today.
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I was nervous!
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And he did so well.
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I was a proud mama!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012



Such a peaceful necklace! And thanks, Granny, for the affirmation suggestion. Choose your own affirmation in my etsy shop.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

And more new bracelets!

One for the guys.

And a few more for the girls.


In my etsy shop!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012