The last few months have been, well, for lack of a better word, difficult. I lost my dad to a painfully-short battle with cancer in March and have been in recovery mode ever since.
Recovery mode isn't the same as creative mode...but slowly, I'm coming around...doing my best to recognize and appreciate the beauty in every day. Having two little boys with birthdays around the corner helps---they are such positive sources of energy in my life and I really don't know what I'd do with out their constant doses of enthusiasm.
Both Max and Miles love to search for treasure, so that is the theme for their 5th birthday. Here's a little sampling of the pieces we've created for their party.