Hello my dear friends! I have very absent as of late. Instagram has taken much of my social media time during the last several months. After being away for some time, I have decided to take a new direction and... Continue Reading →
This is my favorite peony in our garden. There are are a few reasons why it’s my favorite. Firstly, I love the color. Secondly, the fragrance is sweetly wonderful. Thirdly and more significantly, it’s my favorite because of sentimental reasons.... Continue Reading →
During late winter, I am always impatient for spring to come. When it “finally” comes, I am always surprised by its beauty. Comes happy Spring, like a maiden fair,Quickly breathing the odorous air,With grass-green robes, and round her hairApple and... Continue Reading →
It’s been almost a year since my last post. Last year was marked with illness in my family. It’s easy to hide behind a blog post/Facebook status full of pretty pictures and give the impression that life is always happy,... Continue Reading →
I am so excited that Eastern Bluebirds have returned to their New Jersey summer home in our backyard. Bluebirds are a sure sign that spring has indeed arrived. But also, I have found out that the occurrence of bluebirds taking... Continue Reading →
Small silver cactus (Mammillaria geminispina) with small pink blooms in the Silver Garden in Longwood Garden’s Conservatory. Participating in Becky’s March Square challenge on this snowy day in New Jersey.
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 →
This happens about this time every year. One day they’re not there, and the next day, snow drops seem to “spring” out of the ground and surprise us. Well, it’s a most welcome surprise. The winter blues and blahs have... Continue Reading →
My husband gave me a beautiful bouquet containing my favorite colors which also happens to be the colors of Advent (purple and pink). Though I have been extremely busy since Thanksgiving, I am happily awaiting the coming of Christmas.
This is a favorite tree in our yard – a beautiful Japanese maple. We don’t know how old it is but it became our tree when we purchased our house over 24 years ago. Ever since we moved in, its... Continue Reading →