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

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Gratitude

Autumn Glow

I am a little late with my Thankful Thursday post but it's still Thursday in New Jersey. 🙂 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

“Let 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 →

Thankful Thursday: Happy Thoughts

On this Thankful Thursday, I am very happy that one of my Hydrangea macrophylla (different than my white one from last post) is blooming. We haven't quite figured out a happy spot for these hydrangeas. We have about five of... Continue Reading →

Through the Eyes of a Child

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. ~Walt Streightiff I have had very little time to blog because this two-year-old (my grandson) and his parents have been staying with... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday

My niece and her new husband taking their first big step as they begin their new life together. Weekly photo challenge: Delta

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