Mila is now ten months old, sporting two bottom teeth and a constant smile. At just over 15 pounds, her size fools most but her physical determination is unmatched. With one leg out front and the other bent at the knee she'll crawl out of sight in the blink of an eye. So how do you get a baby like this to stay in one place? Stick her in a tree! With leaves and twigs to explore, she's perfectly content with her tree trunk position. While Elise could spend her day playing indoors, Mila is most certainly our outdoor explorer.
With a baby this petit, I was eager to fill her wardrobe with the coziest of knits and easy layering pieces like this gorgeous Misha and Puff tunic dress and wool Briar Handmade bonnet. We've been eyeing this lovely bonnet brand based in the Pacific Northwest for some time now. The details are darling, down to the Liberty of London print ties that stay perfectly in place.
To keep Elise's noggin just as toasty, I reached for her new Peppermint Pine Fair Isle hat that we custom created with the help of knitter extraordinaire, Megan. For me, knitting is therapy and one of my great escapes but it seems I never have the time (I am a rather slow knitter!). I am also a bit of a yarn snob so I was super excited to find Megan's beautiful creations made with the the softest acrylic and wool blend in a array of delicious colors.
As of late, Elise has been toting around a doe that lives peacefully inside a medicine bag made by Marie of Leather Treasures in Martha's Vinyard. She's at that age when little treasures like this doe, bring great comfort and joy just knowing they are near.
Misha and Puff is a long time favorite in our house and you could say we were waiting (not so patiently) for their fall release this year. Thankfully one of our favorite retailers has a wonderful selection of these pieces. Thank you Minikin for somehow always reading my mind!