Category Archives: Hygge

Happy Thanksgiving 2017 and Farewell to Fall!

Happy Thanksgiving!

So much to be thankful for!

We recently visited The Butterfly House and I thought I wouldn’t be too keen on posting the photos as I thought they would all look so anachronistically tropical (I’m all about the fall aesthetic right now!). But the grey sky cancelled out the tropical vibes and lots of these butterflies fit right in with the falling leaves and autumn whatnot!

Around Faust Park (home to the Butterfly House)

Young wild turkeys

And these pictures are looking down right Christmas-y!:

Fall Concert

Little cellist

Happy Turkey Day!

Soon-to-be-Christmatized mantle

April is thankful not to be a turkey today!

Animal Wrangling

Escapee

Animal Organization Experts hahaha

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Happy 2017!

WOWZA

WOWZA

Wowza; that beach is gorgeous; and is my sister and her husband’s FRONT YARD!!!  Islands in the gulf; paradise!!! Hoping to visit in 2017!

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Globe

Globe

Garden Sledding

Garden Sledding

Hairdo

Hairdo

Hairdo

Hairdo

Wood ear mushroom

Wood ear mushroom

Playing with toys ("Lila" the horse)

Playing with toys (“Lila” the horse)

Firepit

Firepit

Firepit

Firepit

Figs

Figs

Dining room

Dining room

Table

Table

Track

Track

Dexie

Dexie

Nightstand; just finished Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway: strongly recommend!

Nightstand; just finished Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway: strongly recommend!

Couch

Couch

Lamp

Lamp

Dining room and man cave door

Dining room and man cave door

Just another day

Just another day

At Forest School!

At Forest School!

Purple fog

Purple fog

Window/Fog

Window/Fog

Dusk in the woods

Dusk in the woods

Unicorn Icycle

Unicorn Icycle

Fallen tree

Fallen tree

Driveway

Driveway

Waffles mmmmm

Waffles mmmmm

Wood ear mushroom

Wood ear mushroom

Trail

Trail

Matching lights

Matching lights

Moss

Moss

Terrarium

Terrarium

Woods

Woods

Icicle

Icicle

Dry Creek Bed

Dry Creek Bed

Orchid

Orchid

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Happy new year to all! I am praying for adventures and good health; no really specific resolutions in mind this year. How about you?

Best of Spy Garden 2016

Happy New Year’s Eve! I skimmed through all the pictures of 2016 and selected all the ones that caught my eye for the composition or for the happy memories (or both)!

Winter Hike with Dexie

Winter Hike with Dexie

Hawk

Hawk

Hiking

Hiking

Early Spring

Early Spring in the woods

Spring Break in Florida

Spring Break in Florida (that is a shell egg-casing)

Pelican

Pelican; Caloosahatchee River

Goliath Grouper; Boca Grande Pass

Goliath Grouper; Boca Grande Pass

Blackberry Bushes

Blackberry Bushes

Troy, MO Forest School Canoeing Lesson (the maiden voyage of our canoe!)

Troy, MO Forest School Canoeing Lesson (the maiden voyage of our canoe!)

Buds

Buds

Tiptoing through the tulips; and that shirt! It is in 50% of photos; definitely the t-shirt of 2016!

Tiptoing through the tulips; and that shirt! It is in 50% of photos; definitely the t-shirt of 2016!

Dexie

Dexie

Yay for dirt!

Yay for dirt!

Eno hammocks are the best

Eno hammocks are the best

Wild weeds in Spy Garden; the garden mostly rested peacefully in 2016 (Shmita 2016!)

Wild weeds in Spy Garden; the garden mostly rested peacefully in 2016 (Shmita 2016!)

Tree fort upgrades

Tree fort upgrades

The best haircut of 2016!

The best haircut of 2016!

2016 was definitely the year of the houseplants; we invested in a lot of them and they are all doing great!

2016 was definitely the year of the houseplants; we invested in a lot of them and they are all doing great!

Volunteer Celosia

Volunteer Celosia

Canoeing up Centaur Chute

Canoeing up Centaur Chute

Missouri River (Centaur Chute)

Missouri River (Centaur Chute)

A great view of St. Louis at Cahokia Mounds

A great view of St. Louis at Cahokia Mounds

Turkey

Turkey

Playing in the yard

Playing in the yard

First year of football

First year of football

And the last year of the Knights (now a Tiger!)

And the last year of the Knights (now a Tiger!)

Huzzah River

Huzzah River

Maggie and Aunt Spy

Maggie and Aunt Spy

Rope Swing

Rope Swing (Huzzah River)

There's that t-shirt again!

There’s that t-shirt again!

Dahlia

Dahlia

Flower Child

Flower Child

Tussock moth caterpillars

Tussock moth caterpillars

Little Onion Bloom

Little Onion Bloom

Pumpkin success! Musquee de Maroc

Pumpkin success! Musquee de Maroc

Geese

Geese

Moochie at the fire pit

Moochie at the fire pit

Baby Bun Bun

Baby Bun Bun

Betta fish; Gronk (named after Ron Gronkowski a football player)

Betta fish; Gronk (named after Ron Gronkowski a football player)

Butkus with his namesake's card

Butkus with his namesake’s card

Loving these bunnies!!!

Loving these bunnies!!!

At Aunt Spy's Wedding; the best time!

At Aunt Spy’s Wedding; the best time!

Hygge and Koselig Holiday; the best Christmas!

Hygge and Koselig Holiday; the best Christmas!

Dexie snuggles

Dexie snuggles

Wishing you all many blessings in 2017!

Happy New Year!