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

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Peony

This is my favorite peony in our garden. There are are a few reasons why it's my favorite. Firstly, I love the color. Secondly, the fragrance is sweetly wonderful. Thirdly and more significantly, it's my favorite because of sentimental reasons.... Continue Reading →

Gratitude

During late winter, I am always impatient for spring to come. When it "finally" comes, I am always surprised by its beauty. Comes happy Spring, like a maiden fair,Quickly breathing the odorous air,With grass-green robes, and round her hairApple and... Continue Reading →

Happy Thursday, Thankful Thursday

I am so excited that Eastern Bluebirds have returned to their New Jersey summer home in our backyard. Bluebirds are a sure sign that spring has indeed arrived. But also, I have found out that the occurrence of bluebirds taking... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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

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 →

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