I hope you’re having an amazingly blessed Easter. Our day has been amazing, starting with an egg hunt, a wonderful time at @gracecovste (with a petting zoo area for Annie!), and then we celebrated at our daughter’s in-laws home cynthiafuller86 I am such a blessed woman.
Happy, happy birthday to my wonderful husband @garrysenna! We celebrated at @leesburgpublichouse and came home for homemade strawberry shortcake (the way my mom always made it!) A perfect Easter weekend!
How do you enjoy celebrating Mother’s Day? By having your children serve you breakfast in bed? Or maybe brunch with the family? Spending the day in peace and quiet, by yourself, maybe? (That’s secretly been my dream). Or if you’re not a mom, how do you like to celebrate with YOUR mom? Possibly you send roses? Or a card with a handwritten note that expresses your appreciation and undying love for your all that your mother sacrificed for you? I’d love to know! #mothersday2019 #mothersdaygifts #mothersdaycard #ilovemymom #giftsformom #rosesformom
Only the bees are happy in my garden right now, but it’s getting warmer outside so the weeds will soon be gone (or most of them, anyway!). I allowed myself to become discouraged with my garden late last Fall and didn’t give it a proper cleaning and covering. I’d still have weeds between the beds even if I hadn’t neglected my gated paradise, but the beds wouldn’t be swarming with henbit (also known as dead nettle), a weed with purple flowers that takes over any unoccupied dirt like a… well, like a weed! Haha! But I know that I can take what I have, weeds and all, and use it to create the garden of my dreams! I’ll have to work a bit harder at it this year, but anything worth having is worth the work it requires! Do you enjoy any type of gardening? . . . #redgardengate #organicgarden #groworganicfood #garden2019 #bloggingmoms #ihateweeds
My husband is out of town for a few days, so I thought I’d make good use of his office! I’m calendaring projects for the Spring and Summer. I’ve had to relearn how to dream new dreams. And now the goals have been set! But setting the goals is the easy part! It’s time to start taking steps to get me where I want to go. Do you use a planner to help you take steps towards your dreams? . #wherewomenwork #instagramover50group #bloggingmoms #doitscaredpodcast
I’m spending time this morning writing out next week’s goals in my planner! I feel like a cartographer who is creating a map for my dreams. But actually, it’s even better than that! I get to take the landscape I see before me and create it into what I want it to be! So I guess I’m a treasure hunter too! One who found a map (back to the cartographer again!) and knows there is treasure ready to be found! This means that today I’m mapping for next week’s treasure-digging party! I won’t find any treasure if I don’t take time to make the map, to dream and then write out the steps to get me where I want to go. So I map and I dig. What actions can you take today to help you get where you want to be tomorrow? #dreamingbigger #instagramover50 #instagramover50group #momswhoblog
Who doesn’t love early morning lwalks on the beach! They’re just the best! It’s too bad this exercise machine monitor isn’t fooling me! 🏃🏼♀️ . ☀️ . #bloggingmoms #lifetimefitness #usewhatyouhavetocreatethelifeyoudesire #exercising
What do you think? I thought I’d show you a few pics of the progress on Annie’s bedroom re-do! I have quite a ways to go, but the room is painted, the wallpaper is up, the rocking chair is painted, I finished sewing her bedspread, and I’m half-way done with painting and refinishing the first piece of furniture! Roman blinds and more wall decor still to come! 🔨 . 🛏 . #girlsbedroommakeover #biggirlsroom #diyroomdecor #ilovemydaughtersomuch #thebloggingtribe #instagramover50group #bloggingmoms
Thank You Lord for warm weather!!! 🌞 . #spring2019 #ilovemydaughter
Following the lead of my friend @marylymade - I’m teaching Annie how to create beauty on fabric via hand embroidery. Annie, of course, wants to name the caterpillar that’s in the design. We decided Clive would be a good moniker for him. 🐛 . 🍃 . #handembroidery #handembroiderywork #creativechildhood #creativechildren #helpchildrenlearn #ilovemydaughter