In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine

March Square

Small silver cactus (Mammillaria geminispina) with small pink blooms in the Silver Garden in Longwood Garden's Conservatory. Participating in Becky's March Square challenge on this snowy day in New Jersey.

Thankful Thursday – the Little Things

During these past couple weeks of snow storms, many trees were damaged. It's been sad to see the damage all over my area. But on this Thankful Thursday, as I look out at my backyard, I can say that our... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday – Signs of Spring

This happens about this time every year. One day they're not there, and the next day, snow drops seem to "spring" out of the ground and surprise us. Well, it's a most welcome surprise. The winter blues and blahs have... Continue Reading →

Colors of Advent

My husband gave me a beautiful bouquet containing my favorite colors which also happens to be the colors of Advent (purple and pink). Though I have been extremely busy since Thanksgiving, I am happily awaiting the coming of Christmas.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. May you be blessed knowing you are loved ... always.

Thankful Thursday: Simple Beauty

This is a favorite tree in our yard - a beautiful Japanese maple. We don't know how old it is but it became our tree when we purchased our house over 24 years ago. Ever since we moved in, its... Continue Reading →

Changing Seasons – October

Today on Thankful Thursday, I am participating in Cardinal Guzman's monthly photo challenge - The Changing Seasons. I am amazed how October flew by but as I look back at the month, I realize that I was very busy. From... Continue Reading →

Chihuly Glass Exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden

World-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly’s work was on display at the New York Botanical Garden this year. The exhibit displayed more than 20 different works of art throughout the garden’s 250 acres. The beautiful New York Botanical Garden is located... Continue Reading →

Red Dahlia

Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. ~Jim Carrey

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