Summer Thus Far

It’s been a wonderful summer already, and by wonderful, I mean it in the truest sense of the word…full of wonder. We have had more adventures than we have packed into the last two summers combined. There has been plenty of opportunity for us to strengthen our family bond, and it feels good to be stepping into new waters together. More on that to come. But for now…a little glimpse into our summer thus far…

IMG_1918Jolly red clover blossoms collected by MoonHaven’s one-and-only 5-year-old wildcrafter….mix it with a little nettle from the apothecary and we get….
IMG_1919 fresh tea herbs for a mama with a new babe….oh how squishy his beautiful, little face is. New babies just have a way of refreshing anyone who comes within that precious newborn glow.
IMG_1923Rainy morning breakfasts have been few and far between, but we love the sound of the rain here, so we don’t mind when they make an appearance.DSCN0037Post-rain adventures…DSCN0039And now we hurry and scurry to prepare for our biggest festival of the summer. There are wood chips and glass bits a-flyin from Papa Bear’s shop, new baby maples to be transplanted by WildFlower, charcoal dust lingering from the incredible sketches by big brother, and I’ve been creating some braided headpieces to be worn with peace and love….



I’ve missed this space!




an artiste (pronounced with an 'eeste') tackling a multitude of works, mother raising three kiddos, lover of books, seeker of knowledge, consumer of great coffee, follower of nature, lover and friend to my one and only...


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