Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Good~bye July Garden Tour

“It was a good time to start something new. We have two lives, and the second starts when you realize that you have only one.” ~Isabelle Dubois-Dumee Earlier this week my husband surprised me by taking this photo. He was inside our home and saw me taking photos so he snapped one of me as he called out. It was a fun candid moment. real time This got me to thinking of how sometimes I wait until I think the moment is just right to do something (in an effort trying to capture the perfect moment) subsequently missing the moment because I’m trying to capture … Read the full blog post

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There’s no place like home

  ”Home is a place we all must find, child. It’s not just a place where you eat or sleep. Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we’re always home, anywhere.” ~Glenda the Good Witch  Hello my wonderful friends how was your week? The other day during a practice with Toto (aka Cami) I thought about a retreat in SoCal I had attended this last January  6 months ago and a question I returned home with. The question being “How am I going to get more grounded and rooted here on the Oregon … Read the full blog post

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Our Little Pink House

  “Sometimes we have to let go of the life we have planned to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~anonymous   Hi! I hope you had a good week. This week marked the Second anniversary living on the Oregon coast. Lots has changed yet much remains the same It is very quiet this morning as I  begin writing today’s post.  I hear the foghorn and  sound of waves in the distance. The weather is cool, the air is fresh. I’m feeling extremely grateful on this midsummer day. I look out of a small window propping myself up with more pillows … Read the full blog post

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Tickled Pink

  “To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.” Robert Louis Stevenson Hello….how are you? The last time we chatted I had just returned from a mini get-away, one which inspired a few changes. just in case you missed it However this past week I’ve been preparing for a much bigger change. do the happy dance I can’t show you yet…however what I can tell you is this sweet little cottage is smack dab in the middle of getting a new look. Goodbye yellow…hello……(drum roll) … Read the full blog post

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The Getaway

“Every change of scene becomes a delight.”~Seneca The opportunity to appreciate, love, and enjoy what we have is a gift. For me this especially applies to my home. My home makes me come alive. It is my passion cottage garden With that said a change of scenery can be a good thing because it shifts how you see things. Mini adventures can set you on a new path and give you a fresh vantage point with your life and home.  I recently returned from a little getaway (not too far away) and just far enough to take a breather from all the little projects … Read the full blog post

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