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August 26, 2016

BEFORE THE SEASONS CHANGE - cottage style

Hello there friends.  It has been such a mixed bag of circumstances this week, all in all I'm glad it's coming to a close.  I am really trying to find something positive each and every day because there is always something to be thankful for and as I look back I am grateful for time spent in the garden.  I did a little bit of weeding and pulling of plants past their prime and I even started planning what I want to put in the ground as the weather cools down a bit.

I told you last post that I have been spending time sprucing up our home and I thought I better show you a few pictures before things get changed up for fall...did I actually say that out loud or am I still wishing it to myself?


I know there are some summer lovers out there but Autumn and all it's pumpkin spiciness can't come

August 23, 2016

TAKING BACK GROUND - let's chat

When I left the work force nearly four years ago, after working outside the home for nearly 30 years and dreaming of being a stay at home mom, I had a good idea of how I wanted to live my life.  But then reality set in, life happened, time passed and before I knew it my life had little resemblance to the one I had intended on pursuing all those years ago.


Part of that was life throwing me curve balls that I had no control over, but another part of it was me

August 22, 2016

A REMINDER I NEED TO READ OFTEN...let's chat

A repost from New Years 2016 and a reminder to myself just why I blog...

Well that didn't last long...

It seems this little space is not easily forgotten or replaced and actually a form of therapy in my otherwise crazy world.  A place where I can share thoughts and ideas that are not immediately met with skepticism or criticism due to their very unlikely, impractical, pie in the sky ways (at least not to my face anyways). 


We dreamers need an audience that isn't so big on realism and actual finishes, one that will

August 6, 2016

EASING BACK IN - let's chat

Good morning!  How are you?  I am feeling so good and refreshed and excited and relieved and recharged and a bit tired but in the best sort of way.

morning cup of coffee