Earlier in the week, I dropped off my trusty leather tote (which was looking rather battered) at the cobbler for cleaning and polishing. It is back to looking it's best... I'm so glad that I can extend the life of something that I enjoy so much.
Have you seen Ida yet? Completely filmed in black and white with English subtitles, it tells the tale of Anna, a young novitiate about to take her vows. Before she can do so, her Mother Superior instructs her to visit her only living relative to find out her family's story.
We've wrapped up our school year and have swung right into the summer reading program at the library, $1 movies at the local cinema, trips to the zoo, lots of swimming, and even some new experiences the next few weeks!
Jennifer L. Scott has a third book in her Madame Chic library coming out in October and I can't wait to read it. Here is her book announcement from a few weeks ago:
Cherries! We've been buying them by the bagful and I love pouring them into my favorite bowl and enjoying their beauty in the sunshine on our table all day long. The only downside is the endless pits I find scattered around the house! Button's godmother forwarded on this great article from Saveur chock full of cherry recipes. I am really looking forward to baking cherry clafoutis after the Saints Peter and Paul Fast ends on Monday.