This morning I noticed a flowering weed poking up out of a crack in the concrete in the back stairwell of the church. I could not help but think of the phrase, “Bloom where you are planted”. I am convinced that wherever we are or whatever we are doing, God is pleased when we do […]
The annual Sakura Matsuri Festival kicks off this weekend, celebrating all things Japanese.
They come with the spring. Kids pick them to make colorful chains and rub their blooms on each other to create satisfying yellow smudges. Adults, meanwhile, roll out the heavy artillery—the power sprayers, the lawn care services—to try to do their best to eradicate them. Yes, it won’t be long before dandelion season is in […]
As spring burst into life in sunny Somerset, plans are beginning to bloom in the Collective Household. This is the time of the year where I begin to feel more like myself and less like Persephone descending into the underworld. There are a few tricky periods coming up in the next few months that will […]
ARC provided by St. Martin’s Press in exchange for an honest review. Goodreads Synopsis: A big-hearted romantic comedy in which First Son Alex falls in love with Prince Henry of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best friends… First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a […]
I always knew I could fly, Dreaming it since I was wee high, But even in dreams I felt a little slight When I took flight Feeling so light I didn’t fear the fall, But reaching heights so high, I’d never come down, But rather float off beyond stars. I Had to wake up and […]
Spring is in full bloom and there’s a place in Colorado where thousands of tulips are on display.
The rain has lightened up and the tulips are starting to hit the peak bloom this week. The replication of Elizabeth and Edith’s 1956 bulb planting plan makes for a spectacular show!
These beautiful clematis flowers bloomed after just a couple of days of Cornish sunshine. I couldn’t remember what they were called – and I call myself a gardener, tut tut! My daughter suggested pink loveliness 🙂 which I think suits them much better than the real name which, according to a gardener friend, is actually […]
Willow trees can be great for the garden. They are one of the first to bloom, often giving pollinators their first drink of Spring and our first sight of Spring. Do you ever wonder why it’s called a pussy willow? The flowers bloom on catkins, which resemble fluffy kitten paws. Catkin is a botanical term […]
This post is sponsored by Babbleboxx.com Spring is finally here!! Isn’t it so funny how there is an automatic switch in your mindset when the flowers begin to bloom and the sun starts shining? At least there is for myself. The term “Spring Cleaning” is a real thing! The sun shines and you just want […]
I will never gives you a chance to fall, I will remain strong with you always, I will be there for you through everything Happy birthday my adoration.. 32. I experienced passionate feelings for you not for what you look like, only for how you are. glad birthday my life. 33. Much obliged to you […]
If you happen to be in NYC for Easter, make sure to visit Lroom cafe in Union square. It’s a small, colorful, unique fair of desserts! You can find flower waffles, diamond coffee and ready-for-spring drinks! When you enter the Lroom cafe, first you will notice a rose wall, and a hand holding a rose, […]
Guiding Thought How does Beauty feel? What is the energy or vibration of Beauty? How do I bring Beauty to all my movements? Can I breathe in Beauty? What is the mental attitude of doing with Beauty? Reflection / Contemplation I have no hesitation in writing today, nor do I have any shortage of experiences and thoughts on […]
Join us this weekend for a special sneak peak at our Spring garden! Friday April 26th, 11am-3pm Saturday April 27th, 10am-4pm Sunday April 28th 11am-3pm The Hellebours are in full bloom and are just beautiful! And just wait till you see what all is coming up next! You will not want to miss this! Come […]
Preparing for the summer months and some upcoming festivals, I wanted to capture some of the summer scenes that are familiar through the southeast. I enjoyed focusing on the blooms and the fence shadowing in this painting. #watercolor, 11×14 framed, Arches 140 CP