It is the beginning of Mother’s Day week. We received so many beautiful flowers today for the holiday week. They are always beautiful, but they seem extra special this week since they are centered around Mom. Michaleen’s Florist and Garden … Continue reading →
It is always fun to figure out new ways to incorporate nature into each room in the house. I am all for any mixture of flowers that will add some color and fragrance to the air, but this time I … Continue reading →
I feel lucky to have spent this entire Earth Day outdoors. I was watering the garden, re-potting some plants and soaking up the addictive sunshine. The breeze was so sweet today. It was like a refreshing whisper as I worked … Continue reading →
The weather has been up and down lately. I have appreciated the mild Winter that we have been blessed with, but I worry when our temperatures drop at night. I know that we could still have a potential snowstorm at … Continue reading →
Certain things in life don’t make sense, others do. There are some things that seem to just fall into place perfectly. There are so many unanswered questions that roll over my mind on a daily basis. I am curious about … Continue reading →
The past few days have been super gloomy. April has welcomed us today with a few fools jokes and depressing weather. I needed an escape for a few minutes to lift my spirits. It is funny how the weather can … Continue reading →
In keeping with the Spring Fever theme, I wanted to share a few of my current favorite plants to have around the house. These little plants add character and color to every room. Succulents have become very popular. They are … Continue reading →
The first day of Spring recently passed. It has been a mild Winter and an even more beautiful start to this warmer season. The buds on the trees, bushes and plants are starting to grow. I look forward to the … Continue reading →
I woke up today and POOF January is over. What’s up February? Pretty soon we will be surrounded by the holiday of love. I feel like some of you just smiled and others cringed. Either way—You still have a few … Continue reading →
Winter has officially arrived. I used to be a bigger fan of this season I must say, but I have been trying to stay positive about the chilling weather this year . I figure for every cold day, it is … Continue reading →
Well hello there 2012. Your arrival is much appreciated! It is time to wipe the slates clean, forget those bad decisions and all of the would’ve-should’ve-could’ves. Hey you! Chop Chop…new day, new year and a new You. Okay, Okay…enough with … Continue reading →
I hope that for most of you 2011 was a year you are sad to see end. As for me, I will be the one holding the largest smile when the clock strikes midnight this coming Saturday. Most people are going into this year with angst and wonder if the world will still be here next year. . . no worries. . .I am sure it will be.
I see it as just a way for all of us to embrace change and really figure out what is important and what we love and enjoy. It is partly the catalyst behind me starting my own blog. I figured that there are many things in my life that I see and do that are so beautiful that I wanted to document and share.
I had a few dark things happen in 2011. By a few I mean about twelve too many. Instead of dwelling on these, I am looking to 2012 with hope that there is a light that shines deeper than the reflection of the giant crystal ball that drops as we count down. I hope you will all join me into the transition of what hopefully will be the best year yet. Let’s be honest, worst case scenario the world ends. . . let’s make each day a memory.