Afternoon Bike Ride

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It was a perfect spring day for an afternoon bike ride. The scenery reminded us of something out of a Beatrix Potter book. The handmade crocheted messenger bag that is cascading out of the wicker basket is lined with bunny illustration material. We purchased custard-filled baked goods and handcrafted coffee from our favorite local shops. As we sipped an Ethiopian brew, we discussed the simple pleasures of life. wpid-20150331_162300.jpg

These pictures were taken at one of our favorite parks where ducks and geese roam freely. They kindly approached us as we sat on a bench underneath a rustling tree. Potter’s story about Jemima Puddle-Duck almost came to life with these animated creatures. We reminisced about these darling tales that we read to each other out of pocket-sized books as children. Life, indeed, can be like a story. Let’s find daily beauty in the small things and never stop exploring.

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Literary Tree

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Celebrate this season with a Christmas literary tree! Our miniature books are perfect ornaments.

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Beatrix Potter

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There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.

Beatrix Potter’s books are an essential part of a children’s library. Her timeless classics have entertained the minds of young and old for multiple generations. She was a successful writer and illustrator in an era when women had limited public roles. With her earnings she invested in her home, Hill Top Farm. This land was later donated to the National Trust for all to enjoy.

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