Redbud Trees

“A kind word is like a spring day.” -Russian Proverb

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone who enjoys our blog. ❤  We are so lucky to have nice weather this week.  Steve and I went for a walk today and maybe hiking tomorrow.  Betty Boop has the right idea catching the rays. I’m enjoying this book from the library. Today we made a cheese plate and still…

Gingerbread, Fresh Air, & Making Baskets

Today I made this yummy Gingerbread for hubby and I.  I might have to send some to work with hubby because I don’t know if we will eat all of it.  I had fun making it and having some with coffee this afternoon.  Here’s the recipe- Gingerbread I went for a nice walk to get…

12 Days Of Christmas In The Mountains

Steve and I moved to the mountains from the city in 2009.  During our second Christmas here we came up with this version of the well-known Christmas song.  It’s all based on experiences we had.  That Fall, we had a huge swarm of lady bugs invade our home and they were everywhere.   Luckily since then…

My Favorite Christmas Movies

Hubby and I love watching movies and I love that we borrow them from the library.  We also have quite a collection of our own to enjoy.  I love romantic comedies.  Here’s a fun list of my favorite Christmas movies in no particular order.   Are there any here that you haven’t seen yet?  Maybe you…

One-Sentence Journal

  I love writing in this journal every night before going to sleep.  I’ve had it since 2016 and mostly write about how grateful I am for my hubby, cats, and home.  Each page has an awesome quote and 5 sections for each year.  Sometimes I do the same things on the same days without…

Fall Sunrise

This morning I made hubby coffee, a smoothie, and salad for lunch.  I saw this beautiful sunrise. I’m thankful for this new day to learn, grow, heal, and share.

Felt Owl Ornament

Pattern credit: give a hoot for the holidays We live in the woods, so we hear Great-horned Owls all winter.  That’s why my next handmade ornament had to be an owl. Today is a new day and anything is possible.  Live it fully & freely even if it’s cold out or you don’t feel your best. …

My Favorite Christmas Songs

I love most types of music and I normally listen to my favorite classical and jazz music station everyday.  However, I have been absolutely loving Christmas Music on the radio lately.  Here’s my list of favorites.  I love them because I enjoy singing, dancing, or both to them.  I also love the warmth in my…