Let the spoiling begin.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

I absolutely love having overnight guests.
There's something about the anticipation as you scrub the house, the privilege of opening your home to someone, and trying to spoil them a little. I get so excited every time.

Full fruit bowl

Waiting husband
Apple cake fresh out of the oven
This time was just a little different. Instead of having 1 or 2 guests, we had 9.
7 little chickadees and their 2 brave parents.

So we made beds on couches.

And beds on the floor.

And somehow, everyone slept through the night. 11 of us under one little roof. That may be a first for this house.

In the morning, we awoke to 7 happy little bedheads.

We ate apple cake on the porch in the gorgeous morning light.
We even took a little field trip to the garden to pick tomatoes.

Then we bid farewell to our dear friends.
(But we will get to see them again in 2 weeks!)


  1. how fun. i really love guests too. i like feeling like i am opening up our little lives to people we love.

  2. oh so fun! I love having lots of people under one little roof...so cozy! and what group of kids dont like to sleep all together in one big heap in the living room!! im sure you're a lovely hostess :)

  3. That is SO cute! Sounds like tons of fun!


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