The weatherman goes crazy for storms such as this. I get excited with the anticipation of being stuck indoors and looking out at the bright, beautiful snow. My first item that I must stock up on? Hot chocolate! Blizzard = fire in the fireplace = hot chocolate. Does being cozy, warm and calm inspire you when […]
Today is such a steamy day with breaks of rainy downpours. It’s very comfortable to sit in my air-conditioned home but I’d rather be daydreaming in a hammock in one of the beautiful locations below! Does the thought of gazing into the sky while in a hammock inspire you, too?
This weekend was a great time to work on the yard. I feel like I got a lot done. I planted flowers in the front yard and in planters on the front porch and by the patio while my husband worked on the lawn. There are so many beautiful ornamental grasses and I love the […]
When I think of daisies, I first think of the common ones, Bellis perennis, with white petals and yellow centers. Second, I think of the Gerbera Daisies which are much larger and more colorful. They bloom in almost any color. I love them. Well, I found an abundance of plants that belong to the daisy […]
“Often when we feel depleted we reach for a cup of coffee, but research suggests a better way to get energized is to connect with nature,” says Richard Ryan, lead author and a professor of psychology at the University of Rochester. Research shows that nature helps not only physically but also mentally. People have more energy, […]
A private space that is outdoors and indoors is a great place for me to daydream. It’s very relaxing to have the comforts of home but hear the birds chirping so clearly and smelling fresh-cut grass. Watching the breeze sail through the rustling leaves and then feel it flow across my face is so refreshing. […]
These homes are so inspiring. I love their entrances! The stone and brick walks are so inviting. Looking at these photos inspire me to add brick to the driveway, completely re-do the front porch with brick and then there is the walkway. I’d love to make the walkway all brick and landscape with flowers and […]