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



Gratitude for 2016 and Looking Ahead at 2017

2016 was an incredibly full year. It was so chockful of events, surprises, joys, triumphs, celebrations, and adventures that I cannot even name them all in a blog post. I thought that maybe I could put together a Shutterfly photobook... Continue Reading →

A Tray Full of Succulents

This just makes me happy. 🙂 What also makes me happy are all my followers! Thank you for following my blog! In the weeks ahead, I will be trying out new themes. Please bear with me as my blog takes... Continue Reading →

Garden Mirror

A mirror image at Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills, NJ. Mirror

Waterlilies and a Dragonfly

Thankful Thursday: Summer at Last

Summer has finally arrived in New Jersey and I am so happy! I realize that even though my schedule is "lighter" during the summer, I am filling my days with time in my garden, summer outings, company and cookouts, family,... Continue Reading →

Golden Hour

Late afternoon sunlight illuminating lavender blooms at Colonial Park Gardens in Franklin Township, NJ.

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.

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