my morning, a morning of lattes and stretchy cats

handmade happiness stepanka stretchy cat

this is exactly what my morning looked like today.
the only thing i didn't photograph is the delicious bowlful of oatmeal that kickstarted it all.
but Stepanka mugfulls of latte goodness & stretchy cats were captured!
{i do apologize for the poor photograph quality; crappy lighting makes my camera suck}
i loved how the Stepanka mugs sat at the bottom of a wall of handmade art;
an original painting i bought from Mel to gift to my mom at Christmas
and the sweetly stitched piece by Lucky (of my face!).
original art makes a space more beautiful, more unique, and most of all, more personal.
this space is my mom's, as i continue to live in her space until my apartment is livable again.
i am so blessed to have a mom who puts up with her daughter's mysterious ways! hehe!

i hope you, too, find yourself surrounded by meaningful moments & yummy foodstuff!
with joy,


  1. Looks like a nice morning! I really love those mugs.

  2. Kristi, I can't say enough wonderful things about Stepanka mugs! I hope to have a shelf full of them one day (thinking of buying one mug per year). :D

  3. Awwww! Your shots always put such a smile on my face. Love these, girl!

  4. Sounds like a wonderful way to start the day (you know how I feel about coffee).
    Haha, I have one of those 'stretchy' cats too ... they hog all the best napping spots.

    PS. Happy new year! xx


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