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january ub2bie: libby

January 22, 2014 |  by  |  UB2bies

 

Libby was born in October of 2012. She is our first baby (aside from our first “baby”, a Weimaraner named Winston). Libby loves books, saying “hi”, and puffs (organic happypuffs). She is overall a happy, sweet baby, but is starting to spice things up with a little bit of sass.  We had…

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The First Snow

January 21, 2014 |  by  |  seasons
The First Snow

I expected a lot of things becoming a parent. I expected my patience to be tested. I expected to learn about play and discovery. I expected by heart to grow more than I could imagine. I expected to learn how to be gentle with myself and to fail at that…

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tie-dye, drip-dry paper towel paintings

January 15, 2014 |  by  |  from the studio
tie-dye, drip-dry paper towel paintings

if your kids are like mine, there’s always time for another project!  this morning, we woke up really early (like way before the sun) and my daughter wanted to start a project. so, this morning we tried some tie-dyed, drip-dried paper towel paintings!

it’s easy… and kids love to watch the…

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new shoots: velvet cordial

January 14, 2014 |  by  |  shoots
new shoots: velvet cordial

we’re really in love with velvet as a winter fabric.  it’s thick, soft, warm… and the patterns and hues are definitely swoon-worthy.  here our favorite little laurel pauses and poses for us amid one of the coldest and most blustery days of the season.  it was chilly, but we think…

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new shoots: family fun in fit-to-be-tied & organic hope

January 7, 2014 |  by  |  shoots
new shoots: family fun in fit-to-be-tied & organic hope

we so love to do family shots!  brothers and sisters, sisters and sisters, brothers and brothers… there’s such magic between siblings.  the shoots are fun, too, since the kids feel more at ease with a friend around.  it’s not always easy to have a stranger point a big black camera…

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2013 |  by  |  what's new with UB2
Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a joyous Christmas from all of us at UB2!!

5 Favorites For Traveling With Kids

December 24, 2013 |  by  |  seasons

We are off to visit family today and then again next week both requiring a bit of a road trip. Now four years into this, we’ve almost figured out the best ways to take our daughter on these little trips without too much complaining. Here are our five favorites for…

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new shoots: olympia skiBonnet

December 16, 2013 |  by  |  shoots
new shoots: olympia skiBonnet

here’s matilda!  she’s a spirited gal who dashed around just about the entire time we were out.  exploring, climbing, looking, playing, and even running away from her mama a little bit.  :-)  she’s modeling our new olympia skiBonnet… very earthy and feminine at the same time.  in these pics, we…

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Etsy Mama + Giveaway: Wooly Moss Roots

December 11, 2013 |  by  |  etsy mamas
Etsy Mama + Giveaway: Wooly Moss Roots

Etsy Mama, Taryn, at magical Wooly Moss Roots crafts whimsical wooden buttons, wooly delights and herbal goodies. Imagine you stumble upon a fairy and gnome filled cabin amongst an enchanted forest and that’s her shop.  Taryn is generously giving away one set of 8 buttons in reclaimed hickory wood and one…

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Celebrating Winter

December 10, 2013 |  by  |  seasons
Celebrating Winter

Winter is coming. The first day of winter this year will also be the shortest day of the year. As it approaches, the darkness increases. We hang paper snowflakes in the windows. We have lights on our small solstice tree. We light candles and linger in bed in the morning…

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