Monthly Archives: May 2022

T J Maxx Summer Haul👚👗👠

“At the end of the day, you are enough exactly as you are.” -Meghan Markle Hello, sweet friend… I hope you are doing well… It’s amazing to think that Memorial Day is this weekend and that summer is just around the corner! I’m definitely looking forward to sunny brighter days… That being said recently I went shopping for a few summer outfits and today I would like to share them with you. Enjoy!

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Downton Inspired/A Battenberg Cake

“I do think a woman’s place is eventually in the home, but I see no harm in her having some fun before she gets there.” – Dowager Countess Hello, sweet friend… I hope you are doing well… Joe and I are heading out of town for the weekend. I am looking forward to this little getaway since it will include a movie date to watch the new Downton Abbey film ‘A New Era’. In anticipation of this excursion I ordered the Downton Abbey cookbook and selected a recipe to prepare. I love the cookbook and plan on baking more recipes … Read the full blog post

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🌷In My Garden…

“Bloom where you are planted”– Mary Englebreit Hello, sweet friend… While sitting in my living room I only have to look out into the garden landscape to observe the changes that come with the season… Springtime means crocus, daffodil, roses, bluebells… each blossom… awaiting it’s time to bloom… I find inspiration in the climbing roses, birdbaths… along the grassy pathways… It is here my soul is awakened as I discover signs of life returned.

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🌷A Mother’s Day Reflection🌷

“It is the wise mother who gives her children roots and wings.” -Chinese Proverb Hello, sweet friend… This photo was taken on top of Mt. Rubidoux in Riverside, California summer of 2011…my first summer after retiring And… This photo was taken recently on the riverwalk where I now live along the Oregon coast… And… This is a photo of my mother Olga when she was 19… One of my favorite photos taken before she married my father or had any of her five children I really love this photo because it shows the beautiful grace of this amazing woman… who … Read the full blog post

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