Shakespeare’s quote is so true. The warmer weather and showers of April put new life in our activities. There’s just something about spring that awakens the soul. Embrace a youthful spirit, get outside, and enjoy all that spring has to offer.
Avoiding holiday frustration can be quite challenging. This is a topic that continues to pop up in conversations with other empty nest women. It seems that many women aren’t open to changing things up when it comes to holiday traditions. Of course, the end result is usually frustration! And I am always surprised by theirContinue reading “AVOIDING HOLIDAY FRUSTRATION – TWO STATES OF EASTER”
Are you a good promise keeper? Having people in your life that keep their word is a true gift. When you find them, don’t let them go! The storms and showers of April bring the promise of flowers in May. Just like the seasons, trust that the storms in your life will end and betterContinue reading “APRIL’S PROMISE”
A few weeks ago I found my new love – lavender honey! It happened on a beautiful Friday morning when I met a friend for coffee at the Bean Bar. Since I love “sweet” coffee, I ordered a latte with almond milk and lavender honey. My daughter had recommended that I try this in myContinue reading “LAVENDER HONEY – MY NEW LOVE”
Do you ever feel like everything is out of control? Today’s fast paced, “instant” world we live in can often feel overwhelming. But, when you look close, peace and stability can still be found. God’s creation reflects His faithfulness. Amid the craziness of our world, the wildflowers still show up! Let the beauty of thisContinue reading “AMID CHAOS”
With the April sun shining brightly and a cool breeze in the air, I realized that I was overdue for a little porch therapy. So, with lunch in my hand and “Silent Charlie” following close, we sat down and took a break on my screened-in porch. This is the place where time seems to standContinue reading “A LITTLE PORCH THERAPY”
April is often considered the stormy month. And just like life, some storms aren’t in the forecast. I love this quote by Lilly Pulitzer. Even though you may face some difficult times, you can choose to live like it’s spring. Clouds and rain can’t spoil a grateful heart!
It’s Wednesday and I am definitely running on empty. Tired, blah and just plain unmotivated. I don’t have these days often, so it usually catches me off guard. Rather than give in to a “pity party”, I’m going to refuel! How’d I Get Here? How I got here is no surprise! My calendar has beenContinue reading “RUNNING ON EMPTY – How An Introvert Refuels”
The beauty of the first flowers of March stand in stark contrast to the remnants of winter. What a beautiful picture Emerson paints in this quote. Laughter is good medicine and I hope the earth laughs hard and fills the ground with flowering abundance!
The past two weeks seem like a blur. Being flexible with change has been the key to maintaining my sanity. I typically leave a fair amount of “cushion” in my schedule, but sometimes things change and you find yourself full of activity. Planning If you’ve followed me for a while, then you know that IContinue reading “BEING FLEXIBLE WITH CHANGE”