The world's favorite season is spring. All things seem possible in May. -Edwin Way Teale



Our azaleas in the garden are in full bloom right now. I love how gorgeous these flowers look. Here's a little info I found about this beautiful flower: a strong symbol of womanhood; softness; fragility; passion; also to take care of oneself. A lovely gift for this Mother's Day weekend, don't you think?


This spring's weather has been up & down- one day it's 80 degrees, and the next it's 45 and with a cold rain. Ugh. But, the garden has not disappointed! Here's a look at what's been popping up in the garden so far! Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great weekend!  🙂


A few weekends ago, we went to the local greenhouse to attend their annual Orchid show. Every March, I get really antsy because winter starts getting on my nerves and all I want to see are new blooms! So this show comes at a perfect time! I can get my flowers fix while winter dredges … Continue reading Orchids

Spring Colors in the Garden

Hello!Now, here is the stuff I have been waiting for! Nice, warm sunny days, and lots of beautiful colors in the garden! The greens seem richer and bolder this time of year, before summer scorches them. The pinks and purples are more intense too. What a pretty sight it all is!Azaleas... Clematis... The lilies are … Continue reading Spring Colors in the Garden


Hello!It's #tbt again... so today I found this sweet layout of me & my little Maxx from 2011. How pretty is that floral paper? Love it. And add a doily and some butterfly punches... simple, yet effective.  🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

Grad | 1 Year Reflection

Hello!  :)Well, it's been one year since I received my second degree, in graphic arts and photography. It was really one of the best decisions I've ever made. I learned so many skills that I use pretty much every day. I am lucky to be able to use my knowledge in my current line of … Continue reading Grad | 1 Year Reflection

Scrapbook Layout | Bloom On

Hello! Happy Sunday to you. As I sit here typing, it's snowing/hailing outside. Yep, and it's the middle of May. Not cool. It's only for today, so I'm holding onto that thought.I wanted to share a spring layout today. I am still busy documenting the loveliness that was our cherry tree. It's all green now, … Continue reading Scrapbook Layout | Bloom On

Scrapbook Layout | The Best Day

Hello!! Happy Thursday!Today I wanted to share a very colorful and patterned page. I was going through my stash trying to find some paper to match this photo of my mom (one of my faves!), when I found a little bit of Basic Grey's Grand Bazaar papers. I loved this collection when it came out … Continue reading Scrapbook Layout | The Best Day

Scrapbook Layout | Mom & Me

Hello! Happy Tuesday! Well, May snuck right up on me, how about you? It's still a little chilly out, but the flowers and trees are starting to bloom, so that makes everything ok in my world.I just wanted to share a fun, colorful layout with you today. I looove the new Fancy Pants Atwell collection. … Continue reading Scrapbook Layout | Mom & Me