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Simple Things: Peaceful Sunday

Simple Things: Peaceful Sunday

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I’m so lucky to be a part of a community that sees […]

Preview to a Simple Summer

Preview to a Simple Summer

Just 5 more trips to school before all of our days look a bit like this. We’re planning for a very simple, laid back summer full of all the things childhood memories are made of. I can hardly wait. We’re got lots of fun ideas […]

These are the Simple Things

These are the Simple Things

I like to take a little time on Sunday to reflect on the week that has passed and prepare for the week ahead. Going through the photographs shared by the #SimpleThingsSunday community has become such a special part of my ritual. These photographs weave together […]

Simple Things: Puppy Breath

Simple Things: Puppy Breath

We welcomed a new member to our family and it is safe to say in just a short amount of time he has stolen all of our hearts. He’s teeny, he’s tiny and 100% fluff ball … and spoiled rotten to the core, but it’s […]

Things your mother wants to hear

Things your mother wants to hear

Here’s to the simple things that mean the most to our kids – spending time together, walking hand in hand, quiet moments at bedtime, staying up to see the sun set and the stars come out. Sharing your secret recipes and stories from when you […]

Simple Things: Clear View, Painted Sky

Simple Things: Clear View, Painted Sky

 How many times have I walked past this very tree, hand in hand with my little people, yet never experiencing it quite like this. Instantaneously, the feelings of isolation and inadequacy I’d been having were whisked away … watered down into the vastness, like brushstrokes […]

Simple Things: Holding Tight

Simple Things: Holding Tight

After a week away from these three, I didn’t need much coaxing to want to hold them close to me. It seemed to be the only thing I could think about on our long plane ride home. Combine that with my baby’s birthday today making […]

Simple Things: Surprises

Simple Things: Surprises

Nothing makes you feel more loved than a package full of surprises from a sweet friend. This box of goodies I received from my dear friend Maggie was a box full of happiness. Every time I walk pass that mug now I smile. Do you […]

Simple Things: Need To Breathe

Simple Things: Need To Breathe

“Sometimes you need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be.” ~ Unknown That’s what I’ll be doing this week. Two years ago, I was given the ultimate gift. The health of my husband, […]

Simple Things: The Moments We Cherish

Simple Things: The Moments We Cherish

I knew going in I had a hard week ahead of me. Instead of my typical stress response of feeling in way over my head, I made a point to concentrate on my breathing, focus on the moments, pick out the things that truly mattered […]