Friday | Seeking Joy and Beauty

I am determined to keep these Friday posts a source of joy and respite, no matter what's going on in the world around us. I keep reminding myself that it's okay to look for joy even with all of the pain in the world. my self- seeded chamomile peony is a smidge closer a tiny... Continue Reading →

Friday | Spring Might Be Here

Well, well, well. Welcome to Friday; we have made it through this frightful week! As I type this, the sun hasn't quite risen but the sky is full of light. It's a coral-y color with a few purple clouds and the pastel tone of it all is making me quite happy even when the outside... Continue Reading →

Embracing the Slowness 🐌

In May I checked in on the overarching goals that I set in January. One of those goals was to embrace the slow - and that's exactly what I've been doing the last couple of weeks. A Plump WifePatchwork SwoonSarah's Handspun yarn knitted into DRK Everyday SocksThe beginning of the ShiftyA Flower a Daynew audiobookWhat... Continue Reading →

Weekend | Planning & Unknotting

It's Friday, dear friends. And wouldn't you know it -- it was another difficult week around the world. There's so much going on and it seems like things get more complicated and discouraging every week. But I'm here to share a few snapshots from my week before heading into the weekend. This week's reading &... Continue Reading →

Weekend | Week 34 in 2021

Welp. It sure was another week, wasn't it? I kept things simple: we had the week off from school and I didn't put any pressure on us to do anything other than play, which made all the difference in the world given the state of things in the world. Today's post will also be super... Continue Reading →

Full of Joy Friday | Mushroom Edition

Last week I mentioned that we have a ton of mushrooms this year. I've been taking pictures of them all week and am sharing them here today, plus a few other lovely bits from the yard -- including a freshly hatched monarch butterfly chrysalis. The humidity has finally moved out and the mourning doves sound... Continue Reading →

Full of Joy Friday | Week 28 in 2021

It's been a few weeks since I've written one of these posts, so I'm reconditioning my joy-spotting muscles and am here to share a few bits of happiness with you all. Strawflowers covered in pollinatorshydrangeas are so close!wide shot of the garden + This was our first week of second grade for Bryce (7 years... Continue Reading →

Full of Joy Friday | Week 25 in 2021

Each Friday I try to share a few joyful moments from the week. I'm a little short on time, so this post will be short on words and full of pictures from my flower gardens. But first: August has discovered the hummingbird feeder. This is where you'll find him for the foreseeable future. This is... Continue Reading →

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