Tuesday, January 17, 2012

starting at the beginning

my usual approach to dealing with the winter blues is to head indoors, re-watch my favourite tv shows, eat comfort food and wait for it to pass me by while cursing myself for yet again failing to plan a hot destination escape in February. i get a little lazier, a little less productive, but a little better at baking. in fact, my most recent attempt was at these chocolate macarons for a friend's wedding.

this year i'm doing things a little differently, and i'm keeping myself active while trying some new things. i've started taking a woodworking course, a ceramics class, and this last weekend i was even lucky enough to help out with falconwright's new online shop, that just so happened to open this week(!), by being in photos for their lookbook. Sandi, Danielle and Tim did such a great job at making everything look so warm and pretty. i love taking photos, so the idea of being in front of a camera was a little nerve wracking, but it really was a fun afternoon with some great friends and i got to wear other peoples' lovely clothes. who could complain?


  1. Big ups to your new approach! Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful, easy to work with model! That second last pic of you is my FAVE. Can't wait to hang out with our weirdo ceramics teacher this week and make (what are sure to be very professional looking) vases.

  2. aw, thanks for the kind words!

    will these out of place beginners stay on the good side of their ceramics teacher this week?? who knows!

  3. such lovely photos! can't wait to see the amazing things that will come of these new classes and eating lots of delicious new baking experiments.