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



Thankful Thursday – the Little Things

During these past couple weeks of snow storms, many trees were damaged. It's been sad to see the damage all over my area. But on this Thankful Thursday, as I look out at my backyard, I can say that our... Continue Reading →

Breaking Winter’s Hold

I was inspired by Lisa's post on Northwest Frame of Mind about finding an early bloomer in her winter garden and Simon from Weekly Fifty who posted about finding an interesting photographic subject when there seems to be none, particularly... 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 →

Season of Thanks

I have found that in every season, there are blessings - reasons to be thankful and full of gratitude. This winter has been no different. Even though we have been hit with a bit of sickness, we have helped each... Continue Reading →

January: Winter Gardens

Helleborus plants in my garden don't usually bloom in early January but New Jersey experienced temperatures much warmer than usual during December and into January. I managed to capture an image of this flowering Helleborus (common name: Lenten Rose) before... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Lessons in Winter

Last week when New Jersey was hit with two snow storms, one after the other, I started lamenting over the seemingly perpetual winter. In fact, pretty much everyone I knew started to grumble about it. So at the end of... Continue Reading →

Solitude in the Silent Snow

There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches... 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 →

Winter’s Bling

A few weeks ago, while I was out, I had several minutes to venture with my camera and take some shots of the glistening trees which were covered with ice. Yes, ice. During this shooting session with my gorgeous models,... Continue Reading →

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