Archive for the ‘Earthy Possessions’ Category

goats and guitars (and valentine hearts)

Posted on February 14th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Making: homemade chocolates (including a goat)  mini almond-flour pizzas, a new skirt for Zia. Caleb bought an electric guitar!  Valentine surprises for three sweet kids. Presents from my amazing man.  We met 11 years ago yesterday.  You can read our story here and here. And today, we pick up our last (for now) little goat–a black one with […]

fun (and work) on four-wheels

Posted on January 22nd, 2015 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

With all the excitement of preparing for our four-legged friends, I haven’t mentioned a four wheeled arrival.  Our 1988 Nissan plow truck that came with the house broke in December. We shoveled the first few big snows after that by hand, then got a quad. We brought it home and I got to be the first driver, […]

from david

Posted on December 30th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

David was gone most of the day yesterday, fixing the brakes on the 4Runner.   He came home with food from Chipotle and surprised me with these sweet flowers. And speaking of surprises… I found these earrings nestled in the leaves of our jade tree on Christmas morning. And these. Along with a gift card for […]

homemade light box photo studio

Posted on December 11th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Since starting my Etsy shop in late October, I’ve found it hard to consistently find good days to photograph my art.  Cold, snow, and especially wind always seem to show up just as I finish a new piece and run out to photograph it.  Frustrating, to say the least. So I searched around online and […]

new stove

Posted on December 7th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

We have a new stove!  And it is lovely, let me tell you. Our old one started leaking gas, so we had to keep the gas turned off under the stove.  For a couple of weeks we turned it on just to make dinner–including Thanksgiving dinner–and that’s about it. Our old stove was gas (obviously), […]