Crochet

I started this blog with the goal of having a place to record my thoughts on the things I love, what I am passionate about. I love to grow things, create things, cook and eat things, and am learning how to be more mindful and have a consistent meditation practice. I also want to learn…

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a stateĀ of being that I want to be in. It is something that I don’t always remember to do, but is something I strive for. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is being present, being aware of our thoughts, feelings, senses, and environment. In our culture, I believe that we all move so quick and…

Create

Creating, is one of my favorite things to do. As a working mom of three, I don’t always have the time or the energy to be as creative as I would like, but I know how important it is for my emotional wellbeing, so I try to make time to be creative. I try to…

Eat

We finally have some nice weather here in Massachusetts. Today, we went to a local farm in Salisbury and enjoyed a fairy walk through the woods where we got to see the creative fairy houses that different people created. My twins loved it, but my oldest and my husband were less than thrilled. I had…

Gardening

It’s May in New England, and as is typical for New England it’s cold, rainy, and raw, not the sunny warm weather I keep waiting for. Even though the weather feels more fall into winter than spring into summer, we have started thinking about our summer garden. I have some peas planted and they are…

“The North Star”

My son has a book “The North Star” by Peter H. Reynold’s. He was given this book by my niece, his cousin, for his first Christmas. Every time I read this book to my kids, I start thinking about it from my adult perspective. It’s all about this little boy who goes on an adventure…

Jobs

I have wanted to quit my job for quite some time now. Last week, I finally took the plunge and did it. My boss offered me the opportunity to take a leave of absence for the summer and go back in the fall. I am very thankful for that opportunity, but I decided not to…