MK’s Reflections: Reaffirmation and Positivity for Coping with Chronic Illness

MK’s Reflections: Reaffirmation and Positivity for Coping with Chronic Illness Hello Beautiful Blossom! I’m feeling so badly today.  It’s one of those days where I start feeling like I’m never going to feel better.  Chronic illness and feeling badly almost every day is the pits. I know I’m not always going to feel so badly. … Continue Reading

There’s a Dragonfly on Me!
On the Bog (with Kat, Bear, & Wogs)

There’s a Dragonfly on Me!!! Bear sat absolutely still, only daring to slant his eyes to the crook of his tail to see the beautiful dragonfly resting there. This was a first for Bear!  And he was SUPER excited, but SO very, very still.  And quiiii-et, shhhh. Wondering if he should hold his breath, Bear… Continue Reading

MK’s Reflections: Love Is a Choice!

MK’s Reflections: Love Is a Choice! Love is a Choice. “Love is a Choice.  Life is beautiful – don’t waste a moment of it.”  Mrs. McInerney, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Vows We Have Made” Yeeeeeeeeeeeeessssss.  This! These words are foundational to my existence.  My living.  My approach to my relationship with myself, others, my wellness,… Continue Reading

Recipe Revamp: Sweet Potato Oatmeal Bread

Sweet Potato Oatmeal Bread Hey Beautiful Blossom!  Looking for a hearty, filling, delicious gluten-free, no-added-sugar, nutrient-dense yummy for your tummy this fall? This is here is my sweet potato oatmeal bread, and I’m addicted! The Recipe Revamp comes from the base oatmeal bread I revamped from Hungry Hobby.  I’ve used it for so many variations… Continue Reading

Customized Doodle Art

Customized Doodle Art Project: Loving Baby Jacob All Day Long, Everyday! Sweet Bright Stars! How you are you today? Needing a little cuteness to brighten your smile and your day?  Well, look no further.  This delightful customized doodle art series is sure to bring some squee to you! For a while now, I’ve been getting… Continue Reading

MK’s Reflections: Patience

MK’s Reflections: Patience Beautiful Blossom, Maybe you can relate. My honeybun tells me, “You have to have patience.” But, … but.  I want it now! Sometimes we’re talking little stuff, like landscaping and wanting to get my flowers in to see the beauty … but it’s too late in the season.  Or I want to… Continue Reading

Mary Kate’s Awesome Salad Shooter
Tower Garden by Juice Plus+

Mary Kate’s Awesome Salad Shooter  (Tower Garden by Juice Plus+) Dear Beautiful Blossom! “What is this glorious salad shooting thing I speak of?” you ask. OH MY YUMMY GREEN-EATING GOODNESS!  So glad you asked. Let me introduce you to my affectionately dubbed “Salad Shooter”!  (I name everything: my trees, my computer, my phone, … it… Continue Reading

The Power of a Smile!

The power of a smile! Okay Beautiful Blossoms … let’s not complicate this one.  A smile is POWERFUL!  It is an instant pick-me-up!  Even if you fake it, a smile will do good things to your body!!! Aaaaaaaaand … if you Share Your Smile With Someone Else … now you both feel better! It’s chemical,… Continue Reading

Overcoming Negativity Pep Talk

Overcoming Negativity Pep Talk Negativity talks loud.  Let’s be louder! Ever notice how loudly negativity talks? Whether it’s the voice in your head sprinkling, or worse, showering you with toxic thoughts, the voice is loud.  It resonates.  You hear it.  It confirms your fears and fuels your anxieties. In the world around us, mean people,… Continue Reading