seasons

  • Holiday Gifting: Don’t Forget About You

    Dena November 28, 2022

    I hope you have enjoyed my holiday gift guides so far. It has been a joy sharing all of the things that our family has cherished over the years. Today, I am going to share a different kind of guide, one that includes some ideas for a gift for yourself. While the holidays are a time for giving, and we tend to think about others when shopping for gifts, we…

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  • Spooky Season Preparations

    Dena August 28, 2022

    I know that it’s only late August but I can’t help myself. One month is simply not enough time to celebrate my favorite season. Late August through November is a much more reasonable time frame, if you ask me. 😉 I can’t get enough of…

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  • a year later

    Dena August 17, 2022

    Here we are, a year later. Like most people who meet them, I am obsessed with their cheeks–soft and full and perfect. I cannot count how many times I have kissed those little cheeks, at least 30 times a day, every day, if I had…

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  • Autumn Vibes: Shopping Guide

    Dena August 5, 2022

    Okay, I know that it’s still August. We are still very much doing all of the summer things. But, my favorite season is just around the corner. It truly doesn’t seem to matter how old I get or what else I’ve got going on in…

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  • A Winter Bucket List

    Dena January 12, 2022

    Oh, January. The magic of the holidays has passed. The days are dark and cold. Spring feels like a lifetime away. Winter can be so tough in this part of the world. I needed a little cheering up so I decided to make a fun,…

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  • And all at once…

    Dena October 13, 2021

    “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” Hello, dear friend. How are you? I hope that you are okay. These times are heavy, I know. I saw an article the other day titled, “When Did We All Become So Miserable?” It broke my heart.…

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  • // my thoughts on Mother’s Day morning; 05.09.21 🌸

    Dena May 10, 2021

    In spring, the blossoming trees bloom with so much beautiful ferocity that sometimes I think they might alight in fire & just begin to float away toward heaven. Because it has to be magic. It has to be something not of this earth. I hold…

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  • Springtime Favorites

    Dena April 13, 2021

    Pulling out a few of our favorite springtime things for after school reading & spelling practice today. It’s been raining nearly nonstop these last couple of days. Hello, April showers. The magnolia trees and cherry trees are dropping their blossoms to the earth, making the…

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  • I always have.

    Dena July 15, 2019

    “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” I am sitting at my desk. It’s Monday morning. I am trying to work but mostly I’m just distracted by the beautiful cacophonous laughter of my babies playing in the next room,…

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