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



This Morning I Escaped…

from home for a couple hours. More pictures to come...

Discovering the Beauty of New Jersey

Mention "New Jersey" to most people and images of the turnpike, traffic, pollution, and the cast of Jersey Shore come to mind. Though I am not a New Jersey native, I have grown to love my adopted state and have been... Continue Reading →

Wind Among the Reeds

"Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being... Continue Reading →


“A lake is a landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden We have all been awe-struck when we come across... Continue Reading →

Nature’s Bounty

For you little gardener and lover of trees, I have only a small gift. Here is set G for Galadriel, but it may stand for garden in your tongue. In this box there is earth from my orchard, and such... Continue Reading →

Fall Camping at Jenny Jump State Forest

Vacationing as a large family can be costly.  As our family grew, accommodations that could fit our family could not fit our budget.  Several years ago, we purchased a travel trailer (RV) to use for our cross country trip. That is... Continue Reading →

Focus on the Details – Longwood Gardens

Living life with a child can speed up life quite considerably. Living life in a big family can move the pace to near the speed of light. Life goes by so insanely quickly, that sometimes we miss so many important... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

Pinwheel Sculpture in my garden This post is a response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

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