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.
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.
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”
The trees in fall seem to shout wake up and be bold. I am in awe when I see the magnificent colors of the tree leaves in fall. Appreciate the glorious gifts of Mother Nature and let the beauty stir your soul. Peace and love to you. 🧡💛❤
This light fixture was made out of an old potato chip container. I love when objects get repurposed to get a second lease on life. Cheers to second acts!
My daughter and I spied this Praying Mantis in the neighbor’s garden. Nature teaches us to slow down and look again for things may appear on a 2nd look. This was the first time I have ever seen a Praying Mantis in person, truly a sight to behold. Here’s to you slowing down and takingContinue reading “Look again!”
A pink flower in the September garden. May a happy dash of color grace your day.
As I wandered into the garden this weekend there was a lovely butterfly to greet me. Wherever you end up flitting to this weekend enjoy!
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! 💜❤💚💙🧡💛🤎
The green and flowers are very healing. If you need a boost seek out flowers or trees. 💚