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



Day of Rest


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 →

Autumn Glow

I am a little late with my Thankful Thursday post but it's still Thursday in New Jersey. šŸ™‚ My cousin from Germany made a very last minute visit to my home this week. Even though I had only a 24... Continue Reading →

Majestic Muir Woods

This past February, I had the wonderful pleasure of traveling to the San Francisco area to celebrate my brother's 40th birthday. I have seven siblings and all of us (including my mother) traveled from several different locations in the United... Continue Reading →

In Pursuit of Beauty

  Four years ago today, I published my first blog post on Momdeavor. Although I did not realizeĀ it at the time, it was my first step into a journey; a journey that would cause me to discover a hidden talent... Continue Reading →

State of Wonder

It's incredible what beauty you can find in objects and scenes that you pass by every day. Sometimes these magical places remain unnoticed. Yet often they reveal themselves when the setting sun's golden rays hit it just right. The above... Continue Reading →

Finding Beauty in the Everyday

I am always promoting that everyone should take time to find beauty in the everyday moments of their lives. Today, I decided to challenge myself to find something beautiful and take a picture of it. Could I find something on... Continue Reading →

Longwood Gardens Acacia Passage

I love the delicate, feathery, green leaves of the Cinnamon wattle Acacia leprosa trees that line the "Acacia Passage" at the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This passageway features aĀ grid of windows which add light and pattern,... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Changing Seasons – June

I am continuing my Changing Seasons Photo Challenge series (which I started with my May post). This year, June marked theĀ beginning of a wonderful six week visit by my daughter, her husband, and (at-the-time) my two month old grandson from... Continue Reading →

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