Monday, January 14, 2013

Scenes From a Weekend // By the Fireplace

With the weather dipping lower and lower lately - and our heater working only randomly (oddly on it's own terms, it seems) we've been stuck like glue to this fire place all weekend. Burning the wood scraps from the teepee poles almost constantly to keep our bones from freezing. We did get out a bit, for a pizza, a movie, and a birthday party. But it was here, with that heat against our back that we spent most of our time. Amazing what a warm fire and some hot cocoa will fix. 

Also, we finally got around to watching the Fantastic Mr. Fox (Or at least I did, the rest of the house fell fast asleep mid-way) "What the Cuss is that all about?"

Very cute movie. 


As for today: we've got a long list of chores to finish up, a long list staring us straight in the face.
Oh, Monday.... Why must you be so rough.





8 comments:

  1. Since I've been home on maternity leave for my own little Arlo I've discovered your blog. It is so beautiful and inspiring. Enjoy your fire and all your handsome men.

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    1. Oh great! Happy to hear you enjoy it here Rachel. When I was on bedrest with Leon I LIVED for online support groups and a handful of blogs (they were just taking off and becoming popular)

      Anyway, happy to have you!
      J

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  2. I am amazed you can have that record player out like that...it would be just asking for demolition at my house of boys :) i suppose if you train them early...We too have had our fire going - my youngest boy (2 years) threw all kinds of plastic down on our floor furnace and so we are down to one...and its in our hallway...sigh...

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    1. I know. I was really worried because they messed with it constantly when we first got it, but now the interest have kind of worn off and it's old news so I *think* it's safe?

      your two year old sounds a lot like me almost three year old :)

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  3. just watched mr fox yesterday. one of our faves.

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  4. Wow! I've heard you have been getting such cold temperatures in your neck of the woods. Looks like a cozy weekend, though!

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  5. HI Jessica!
    Monica (zenslumbers) from Instagram here :) How have I forgotten about your blog!? Just checked out You Are My Wild and ended up here. That pic of Leon and Rex in front of the fireplace--so great!!!

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  6. Well, I would like to say that instead of using traditional fireplace and burning lot of wood I am using modern fireplace which is available in variety of designs and it not only creates warmth during winter but it is very easy to install because of its portability.
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