Kitty Archives - The Magic Onions

Kitty’s Commision

I promised I’d share Kitty’s finished artwork for my upgraded Fairy Garden site. It’s delightful… so full of whimsy and magic. Look at the toadstools and the forget-me-nots, foxgloves and ivy. And the hedgehog, cardinal bluebird and butterflies. And the bee, of course. And the spider…     She’s amazing, my sweet 13! Imagine theIf you want to read more…click here

Timone, the Baby Squirrel, and Spring Days

Here are some photos of our lovely spring days. You’ll see Timone, our squirrel, who comes to collect the nuts we leave for him on his chair in the tree. He is just the sweetest and we love him so. Do you remember that we raised him from a baby squirrel (his mom was killedIf you want to read more…click here

Self Portrait :: Kitty Original

While cleaning Kitty’s desk, I came across this self portrait that she painted last year. It captures her 11 year-old self perfectly… that space between feeling like a child and and a grown up… still innocent and young but full of the possibility of future adventures that are sure to come her way. I knowIf you want to read more…click here

The Magic of Art

I watch Kitty draw with utter amazement. Look what she can do!   How can she do this? I certainly can’t, although I suppose I make art in a different form. Her dad writes beautifully and, perhaps if he had felt a passion for art like she does, and had worked to perfect it forIf you want to read more…click here

Portraits of Life in the Sunny House

A few mornings ago, I found Teddy sitting on the comfy couch in my room, playing “Kind Hearts in the Garden” on his recorder. The morning sun was streaming in through the window and kissing him. His shadow danced and played on the wall behind him. It looked and sounded so beautiful and touched myIf you want to read more…click here

For the Love of Art

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that my little girl is already 11. And other times, like this, it’s hard to believe that she’s ONLY 11. I marvel in awe as I watch her artistic talent and skill unfold. She is devoted to her art. She draws and paints at every opportunity… for hours and hours.If you want to read more…click here

A Mother’s Love : Birthday Letter on Kitty’s 6th Birthday

My little girl celebrated her 7th Birthday at school today. Waldorf schools have a special birthday circle celebration for each child on his or her birthday but as Kitty turned 7 while we were in South Africa, today was her special day. The birthday girl sits on the special birthday chair at the head ofIf you want to read more…click here