I Spy Bottle: Garden Life

Hello everyone! I’ve decided to theme each month’s worth of posts and this month has a small thread of gardening extending through them all. Next month, I plan to dive into connecting with ourselves, but for today, I’ll be explaining how to make an I spy bottle. There are so many different I spy bottle…

The Power of Documenting

The other day, I glanced at the stack of notebooks on my dresser and realized how many things I’ve been documenting and writing down. I’ve always been the type to find comfort in a pen and some paper. I’ve also been the type to thoroughly enjoy listing or organizing. It caught me off guard, though,…

Visions of Sugar Pumpkins Danced in My Head

Once upon a time, I dreamed of recreating a vision board with all of my heart’s desires beautifully depicted. There would be languages I wanted to learn, children playing in the dirt, and luscious gardens with food waiting to be picked to feed my family. Then reality hit… Do vision boards actually work? I did…

New Year, Same Consistently Evolving Me

A new year is upon us and, if you’re like me, you don’t believe that January 1st magically makes you a better or more motivated person, just like your birthday doesn’t make you feel any older or wiser. Everything is always achieved gradually. But perhaps it is the new year, the recent passing of my…

Seasonal Changes and Cleaning

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has the power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” -Elonora Duse It is almost officially springtime. According to our…

Element

It’s been a rough 72 hours. On Monday, I began taking care of a newborn kitten that appeared to be abandoned. He was tiny with part of his umbilical cord still attached and his eyes tightly closed. I wrapped him up in a towel and started to bottle feed him. Later, I went to the…