Spring Photo Essay: My Backyard

  Even between holidays, there is just so much beauty in this season that sometimes it seems difficult not to become overwhelmed by its loveliness. Arboretums, flower shows, greenhouses, and public gardens are amazing, but true natural beauty sometimes sits right before our eyes unnoticed.

“Let’s Play!” Whimsical Yuletide tablescape featuring MacKenzie Childs!

“In busy days, we might lose track of what brings us holiday joy, but our spirit holds the answers. Look for what makes you smile! Notice the small wonders! Embrace what lightens your heart! Choose play when it’s offered! Listen to the whispers of your spirit and respond!” ~ Jeanne McElvaney Late December seasonal celebrations offer […]

Giving Thanks & Sharing Love ❤❦♪♫

Though I adore sharing holiday meals with friends and family, I frequently yearn for additional ways to celebrate and bond. And harvest get-togethers with their focus on thankfulness are wonderful opportunities to do just that! The following activity offers a simple yet delightful and touching chance to appreciate and share on this special day your […]

The 5-Minute Spring Challenge:

Spring Magic Is Everywhere!   It is springtime, and though everyone is crazy busy, even a quick stroll around your home can be an enchanting experience! I grabbed my camera and stepped outside for five minutes – just five!! … and this is what I saw:

Yarn Bomb! Celebrate summer with a festive mailbox cozy!

One of the most joyous aspects of summer is the plethora of sun. And with this brightness comes the maximal ability of our visual receptors to process color. For this reason a joyous way to celebrate summer is through vibrant hues. I decided to share my seasonal bliss with my neighborhood by dressing up my mailbox […]

Celebrating November… A Photo Essay

With the stunning jewel-toned leaves and the deliciously crisp fall air, there is nothing quite like an Autumn walk…  Here are some photos from my lovely little excursion today! Every day is truly a celebration! Enjoy!

Happy Harvest Moon 2011: A Brief Photo Essay

  We celebrated the magical harvest moon by sneaking a slice of peace by the ocean. Watching the vivid natural display of colors while basking in the cool ocean breeze was almost indescribably wonderful! Wishing you all an enchanting September! More to come soon! The Autumn Equinox Family Festival is just around the corner!!