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

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Gratitude

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 →

Autumn Glow

I am a little late with my Thankful Thursday post but it's still Thursday in New Jersey. πŸ™‚ My cousin from Germany made a very last minute visit to my home this week. Even though I had only a 24... Continue Reading →

Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle

One of the amazing results of planting butterfly weed (a type of milkweed) in my garden was that it attracted Monarch Butterflies. I never saw the original butterfly(ies) that laid eggs on my butterfly weed, but during the summer months,... Continue Reading →

Last Day of August

While taking pictures of a butterfly in my yard today, this little gal startled me and hovered right in front of me. I gasped with delight, took 3 pictures in 3 seconds on the wrong setting, but I also scared... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday

β€œLet us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ― Marcel Proust

Thankful Thursday – Butterflies and Caterpillars

Last year in my garden, I planted butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), a type of milkweed, namely to help create a habitat for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Last week, when I found a Monarch butterfly caterpillar eating leaves on my... Continue Reading →

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