another birthday...


{the experimental cake.}

{my attempt to make Johanna's birthday dinner feel special after just celebrating her sister's two days earlier.  key elements: outdoors, marigolds and a super high cake.}

{the side of the cake I was trying to hide.}

{my little five year old dreamer, from pirate to...}


{the dearest note from Caroline.  she makes colonial/digital samplers here.}

Johanna, in her own quiet, unique way, danced around all day excited to be celebrated among her sisters and family.  I love these opportunities for the individual celebrations, those rare moments my children see and feel that they are one among the group.  And one special one among the group we call family.