There’s something magical about walking down the streets of a town like this, teleporting you to a time that’s been lost, to an art form that’s been cast aside. You step on sidewalks that are made with bricks that were crafted by the hands of artisans in Williamsburg, with mud and molds and ovens. You walk across wooden decks that are held together with nails that are forged by blacksmiths in Williamsburg using techniques from back in the day.
For all of our friends out there with beloved furbabies: Did you know that this week (September 20-26) is National Dog Week? I come from a family of pet lovers and ever since I can remember we’ve been rescuing animals. The day that my husband and I bought our first house we immediately started looking for a dog of our own. Despite the slobber and dog hair we love those little four legged guys!
I haven’t yet made the official announcement yet, but here it is: we’ve decided to enroll Colette in for real kindergarten. I was a bit [extremely] hesitant at first, but it’s actually been a lot of fun starting the process. Have you started back to school shopping yet? We’ve been looking for the right backpacks, lunchboxes– you know, all the right supplies.