Shadow art

Sometimes you are just sitting and your mind is racing with all the things you have to get done and then magic happens. I turned my gaze to the right and noticed the magnificent shadows cast from the waning light. The shadows brought instant peace and the reminder to calm myself for when you restContinue reading “Shadow art”

A delightful garden shop

I made an outing to Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, Illinois and was beyond dazzled. The garden shop is in an old manufacturing shop. The selection of plants, greens, pots and gifts was outstanding. A beautiful combination of history, nature, offerings and design.

A stained glass wall glows at night.

I was driving around Elgin, Illinois the other night and was struck by the beauty of a stained glass wall on the side of the Salvation Army community building. What a wonderful gift the architect of this building gave to the community with this wall of color.

Keeping It Old School

I was in Sycamore, Illinois over the weekend and I had to feed the meter with change. I haven’t had to feed a parking meter in over a decade. Luckily, I had some change…phew! I appreciated the design of the parking meter. Have you come across an old practice or thing lately that takes youContinue reading “Keeping It Old School”

Delight in the little things

This wee little owl was found in a hospital gift shop. It is placed on the windowsill. It brings much cheer to the room. When it catches my eye I can’t help but have a smile on my face. Small little things can have big positive impact. Here’s to finding small things that can bringContinue reading “Delight in the little things”

Color Your World

Color is life! It has so much energy and is a mood booster. Evidence of my little one visiting the piano. 😁 Here’s to adding color to your day! πŸ’œβ€πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ§‘πŸ’›πŸ€Ž

Fun fashion!

There is something very liberating about wearing fun clothes or shoes. My daughter gets a smile on her face when she goes to get her pineapple shoes. 🍍 I like the idea of wearing whatever brings a smile to your face and makes you feel relaxed. Adults have their Hawaiian shirts to get them ampedContinue reading “Fun fashion!”

Details Matter

Detail on a light post on Michigan Ave in Chicago, Illinois. I saw this flower detail and was in awe by the exquisite beauty and it immediately brought a smile to my face. Details truly make such a difference. Add some detail to your day whether it be in your dress, language or actions. SeeContinue reading “Details Matter”