The One Question to Ask Yourself Every Day

What can I do to make the world a more beautiful place? What will you do today, to make the world a more beautiful place? As author and illustrator Barbara Cooney prompts us to consider in her famous children’s book, Miss Rumphius, we see powerful results when we ask ourselves this question. The character “Miss … Continue reading The One Question to Ask Yourself Every Day

The Smell of Fresh Mulch

In Reverence of Spring. I’m in New England it’s early May - Spring coolness, brown fuzz-dust Fairy dust garden workings - All the hedges, trees, gardens, are nourished once again with protective coverings of mulch. - A blower sounds; the landscapers are head down, working hard. - Everything looks cleaned up. - Green flowers blowing … Continue reading The Smell of Fresh Mulch

Happy flowers

Hello dear readers! Happy Friday to you, I hope this post finds you well. In the midst of a rough week weather-wise (cold snap here in the northeast, tornadoes in the Midwest) I wanted to share photos I took of sweet, cheerful, encouraging yellow crocuses (and snowdrops) I spotted in someone's front yard in Cambridge, … Continue reading Happy flowers

5 Ways To Brighten Your Winter Day

This article has been published on The Huffington Post. Looking for some mood-boosting inspiration? Slowing down during the winter months and resting is a natural bodily response to wintertime, and allowing for extra downtime is healthy during this season of hibernation. However, sometimes a pick-me-up is needed. Maybe you are stuck in a stale routine, … Continue reading 5 Ways To Brighten Your Winter Day

Brighten Up Those Dark Winter Days! 😀

Hello Friends! If you live in New England- or anywhere else where winter is still in full swing- then you know that a little cheer and brightness goes a long way! I've gotten a lot of pleasure out of working with my hands, growing house plants and propagating new cuttings of my Pothos plants during … Continue reading Brighten Up Those Dark Winter Days! 😀

Fallin’ for you, Fall! Beautiful photos of autumn in New England

Have you ever made a "bucket list" of fun things to do for the fall season? I was inspired to write one, thanks to Pinterest where I kept reading awesome, creative "pins" featuring people's fall bucket lists. Hike a mountain, take a rain walk, carve pumpkins, make an autumnal bouquet, light pumpkin-scented candles, play in … Continue reading Fallin’ for you, Fall! Beautiful photos of autumn in New England

Potting plant cuttings in recycled jars and cans

I love Friday nights. The slow, relaxed, gentle, fun, laid back feeling of spending time with my family, watching basketball on T.V., getting creative with my plants, snuggling and playing with our pups, and cooking a nourishing meal feels divine after a long and busy week. Plus, I look forward to my Saturday morning yoga … Continue reading Potting plant cuttings in recycled jars and cans