🎶 Hey June, Don’t Make It Bad / Take a Sad Song and Make it Better 🎶

I hope you don't mind having a Beatles song stuck in your head for the next few days, but I thought their advice for Jude also worked really well for June. I'm hoping June can help us all figure out how to help each other through this difficult time. I'm here today to share some... Continue Reading →

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 | We Will Ignore the Sickness

Hello dearies (or dearie squearies, as I call my little ones). It's Friday and we've completed our second full week of nearly everyone being sick at the same time, with no end in sight. Today's post is just going to ignore all of that and pretend like it's not happening, okay? Instead - let's talk... Continue Reading →

What’s Saving My Life | Spring 2022

I typically write about what's saving my life in February, which is when Anne Bogel does her annual link up to help us all through the winter doldrums. But I was inspired to do an updated version after listening to a recent episode of The Next Right Thing. Emily P. Freeman recorded her own version... 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 →

Friday | Almost May

This week has been another cold one. Cloudy, windy, a few rain showers. I'm trying not to complain because the weather isn't anything worth complaining about. AND - I'd be really grateful for a day full of sunshine. Just putting it out there to the universe. But despite the gray and chill, we've got some... Continue Reading →

Friday | Late April

Happy Friday, friends. It's been another cool week with passing rain showers, but no snow since last weekend. I know that many of my blogging friends are still getting dumped on and I'm so thankful that my own feet are firmly planted in the direction of spring. We're looking at another cool and cloudy weekend,... Continue Reading →

Friday | Easter?

Welcome to Friday, friends! Can you believe that Easter is this weekend? It has completely snuck up on me, as usual. Luckily, our yard is looking a little more Spring-like to match the holiday this weekend. I remember the year that we had snow on the ground during our egg hunt - that made things... Continue Reading →

Friday | Spring Is Closer

Good morning, friends. Last week I worried that spring would never actually arrive, but I'm happy to report that it might get here after all. Earlier this week was perfect for getting outside and investigating the flowers, despite being on the cool side. Yesterday brought some scattered showers while today's rain is forecasted to be... Continue Reading →

Friday | Will Spring Actually Arrive?

You guys. This week. It's been difficult to keep my head above water! I started to list all of my little challenges, but then deleted them. That's not what these Friday posts are about! Instead, won't you pour a warm drink and pine for spring and talk books with me? Hyacinths Crocuses Tulips This week... Continue Reading →

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