Yummy and Simple Garden Vegetable Soup

Garden Vegetable Soup

I made this absolutely, delicious vegetable soup the other day.  Let's be honest here.  Usually vegetable soup is a little ho hum to me.  It's not the first soup I'd pick on the menu. But I had ... [Continue Reading]

Click, Inspire, Smile Day 12:: Hydrangeas at Home

Hydrangeas at home

Hello.  This is Day 12 of my Click, Inspire, Smile 31 day series. To read all the posts in order, start with Day 1 and I hope you find goodness throughout the entire month of October. We're having ... [Continue Reading]

Click, Inspire, Smile Day 4:: A Butterfly Friendship

Monarch butterfly and flower

Hello again.  I'm glad to see you.  This is Day 4 of my Click, Inspire, Smile 31 day series.  It's my photo journal of sorts with images and quotes I find inspiring.  As I talked about on the first ... [Continue Reading]

Click, Inspire, Smile Day 2:: A Single Daisy

I'd pick more daisies

Hello and welcome to Day 2 of Click, Inspire, Smile 31 day series.  I am one of many bloggers participating in The Nester's 31 day series. Click here to see all the amazing topics such as faith and ... [Continue Reading]

Life Lessons Day 16: Pick More Daisies


There is a poem I read in college that still resonates with me today. Each time I read the poem, it's a reminder to me to live my life in the here and now... to be present with my family... to be ... [Continue Reading]