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



Seasons at Longwood

If you have been a follower of my blog for a period of time, you will notice that many of my pictures feature the beautiful Longwood Gardens. Situated in the Brandywine Creek Valley in Pennsylvania, the 1,077 acre Longwood Gardens... Continue Reading →

September: Flower Portrait

In September, Jude from the earth laughs in flowers asks us to showcase a flower that we are particularly fond of or one that is unusual. When Jude posted an unusual turquoise flower on her blog, I immediately thought of... Continue Reading →

June Garden

During the month of June, Jude from the earth laughs in flowers challenges us to photograph gardens and nature that convey The Essence of Summer. Here are images of flowers that were blooming my garden in early June. I will probably... Continue Reading →

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Beautiful iris at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair, NJ.

Thankful Thursday: Flowers

Wild dessert rose Globe mallow Arroyo lupine To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. ~ William Blake I... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Looking back at 2015

Garden Gathering

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering

Thankful Thursday: My Tripod

Yesterday, I visited beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. I have visited many times before but each time I visit, the Gardens feature something new and different with the changing of the seasons. When I visit Longwood Gardens, I... Continue Reading →


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