Monday, August 2

A Great Mountain Getaway

The only thing better than going on vacation is coming home.
Okay, besides the laundry piles, unpacking, and
slipping into a minor case of back to real life depression.
Still, it's always good to come home.

We have spent the last 5 days in a cabin (read: a nice vacation rental)
in the mountains with my parents.
It was a great get away.
Great in the not-too-long,
not-too-short sense.

Great in the plenty-to-do,
but I-don't-have-to-do-it-if-I-don't-want-to sense.


Great in the don't worry, we're-2-minutes-away-from-Starbucks,
but-feel-like-we're-in-the-middle-of-nature sense.


Great in the lots-of-time-with-my-baby,
yet lots-of-other-people-on-baby-duty sense.   


Great in the we don't have the funds to go on a vacation right now,
 so we're super thankful we got to go sense.


Great in the I get to hang out with my husband + baby
for a whole ten days in a row sense.

Great in the I get to stay up until 2:00 working on my art and not feel bad because
there are lots of other people on baby duty sense.


We are relaxed and renewed.
We are thankful.


 




8 comments:

  1. Hi Erin--thanks so much for coming over to my blog, because now I found yours--great blog and art!! I love your Etsy store--and also this post on just getting away--we can all relate!
    I'm leaving for a few days too, but it's kind of "work" related. I'll be blogging about it. I'll be following your blog!!

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  2. Fun vacation! While my husband and I haven't gone away, we have gone on 3 stay-cations in July, enjoying day trips near home to see things many miss...

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  3. Glad you had a great getaway!!!:O)And thank you for the great comments:O) have an awesome week:O)

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  4. It looks and sounds like you had an incredible time :) I just scrolled through your blog, and you're so talented! Painting scares the heck out of me (other than doing it with my kids ;)) but you make it look like so much fun and so easy!

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  5. Glad you had such a good time and that you got to relax and unwind a bit. It is so nice to have so many other people around to help. Understanding your getting home depression. Been there done that! Have fun in Boston can't wait to hear about it.

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  6. hello lovely one!
    i'm swooning over your fanciful pictures and am simply delighted by your blog!
    thank-you for such splendid posts! x

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  7. You've eloquently described the word "vacation", in my book....like building the perfect ice cream sundae.
    I'm thrilled you got to wallow in it!
    -Jennifer

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  8. I passed by your booth at the art faire in Carlsbad a couple of years ago and thought "Wow!" You were so inspiring! You were out there doing it when I was on a break from any creative endeavors, busy being a mom to our young daughter. Now our daughter's in high school and I suddenly have found time for creativity gain. I'm so happy to run across your blog to keep up with you. I'm following on Facebook. :)

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