Favorite things on the net

One of my favorite sites on the net for pictures and good thoughts is Fragments From Floyd. I was a little slow to warm up to him, maybe because he is so popular, but I was hooked after participating in his “Where I’m From” meme. Then I blogrolled...
Fall Fiesta Colors

Fall Fiesta Colors

merry marigold Even though it is offically fall, the bright marigold colors are something to remember. I didn’t take this picture, but the colors popped out at me and said “post me”.
Schooling Ones Heart

Schooling Ones Heart

schooltimeI have always enjoyed the September beginnings. It reminds me of new books and new beginnings. It is probably more of a “new year” in my mind than January 1st.One book I best loved as a child was “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson...

Tree Gazing

I added Points of Light to the side bar, it has the most uplifting photos and comments. Pictures of trees, of lighthouses, of soul calming scenes of beauty.I changed my bedroom around on the suggestion from my husband ( and much needed muscle power to mover the...
Smile

Smile

smilesmile againMark La Roi lets us know that sometimes all it takes is a smile

Today, We Need Beauty

When the ugliness of the world events threatens to overwhelm we need to take serious action and turn our eyes towards what is good and beautiful. We need the calm and quiet of the forest, the reminder of the eternal given in the view of the Mountains, the awe of the...

Not So Happy

I’ve been very remiss in my blogging here. Some is a bit of the old melancholy and some is that I have served the mistress of the other blog and neglected others ( this one).Lots of times this blog is going to feature products, because sometimes that is what I...
Things That Make Me Smile

Things That Make Me Smile

Things that make me smile can be as simple as happy colors: golden yellow, bits of cherry red, green leaf. Cute and comic pictures, a small witticism about something found in daily life. Things that take me back to a simple time of reading a book filled with pictures,...
spa tips

spa tips

Every once in awhile I make time to indulge myself with a beauty day. It is just something that women like to do to totally change their outlook on their lives. Surrounded with scent I enjoy, taking time to relax in a bath, applying one of those mud masks and...
Hot Cup On A Cold Day

Hot Cup On A Cold Day

There is something so uplifting about having a cup of tea. It is especially enjoyable in a beautiful china cup with a side of cookies. One of those small joys of the dayFind yourself a cup; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things Tea Mind...

Different Types of Happy

Sometimes something just makes me laugh, and it can be something that I think I shouldn’t laugh about , but it somehow strikes a chord. This post by Inland Empress had that effect.

Wint’ry Thoughts

Now in our New England valley we begin the year with the big snow. We have an appointment with winter, and we are ready. The woodshed is stacked with seasoned applewood and maple, the snow shovel leans at the back door, the shelves are jammed with supplies. when the...