Chicago Spring, Home, Lavender, Spring, Spring Flowers

Springtime in Chicago

Spring has sprung!! This past weekend a friend and I went to my favorite nursery Gethsemane Garden Center located in Chicago on Clark Street! They have such a beautiful layout of flowers and a gift shop where you can definitely find a unique gift for someone special!! I picked up some dry lavender which they… Continue reading Springtime in Chicago

Fresh Flowers, Home, Hygge, Spring


Hygge...a new term for me... but something I have been doing forever!! Description Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. As a cultural category with its sets of associated practices hygge has more or less the same meanings in Danish and… Continue reading Springtime

Daylight Savings, Home, Spring

Favorite Things for Spring

Well the weather is starting to break!!! Temperatures are rising and daylight savings time has begun .. It also has brought along the rain! Here are a few things I am loving right now!! Love this look, it is flattering on everyone!! Now who doesn't love a great pair of flip flops!!  Take a… Continue reading Favorite Things for Spring

chicago winter, Cozy Home, End of Hibernation Months, Home

Appreciating the Day

As I was heading to the train the other night I took moment to be still and admire the beautiful city I live in... As Chicagoans we have a tendency to complain it's too cold- it's too hot - it's too much fun in the summer!!  Lol Chicago natives really know how to enjoy the… Continue reading Appreciating the Day

Cozy Home, Healing, Helping Others, Home, Self Care

Healing by Helping

As I walked my grandson to school today I listened to him talk about school, his classmates and the upcoming baseball season.  He had all types of questions for me, which I love, I love seeing his expression on his face and how he likes to debate me on my answers!  It had got me… Continue reading Healing by Helping