Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe: Hello Lovely

Tiaras are optional, kittycats. I’ll introduce you to my Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe and share sweet glimpses of a pre-Hello Lovely blog baking lesson…

Thoughts on Falling Leaves & Love Right Where …

It’s quiet here this morning so I’ll be whispering this to you. I am gazing out the window at a “lawn” of crunchy orange fallen…

Personal Reflections: Me Write Pretty Someday

In Personal Reflections About Writing, I am intimately sharing a chapter of my blogging journey. Always wired for words, it has been 10 years since…

Peaceful French Country & Faithful Reflections

It’s a weary time for our divided country and culture as so many powerful shifts in consciousness, hierarchies, and values may throw us off kilter…

Autumn, Amazing Paint Colors & Surgery (Random!)

By the time you read these words, it is likely I will be on my way to LALA land. Yes, m’am. Surgery time at long…

My Health…Some Answers

Has ANYONE in the history of gallbladders been more excited about the prospect of surgery than this girl? Nope. (Forgive, s’il vous plait…for a most…

9 Lovely Ways to Savor Autumn Beauty

Here in the Midwest, you’ll discover a deep reverence and fiery passion for autumn. Truth be told, it has taken me nearly a half century…

Living in Prayer & Liminality

I often reflect here about what it means to live beautifully. About living with gratitude and finding abundance by simplifying. Those themes belong. So does…

Traveling Mercies as I Heal

Oh, this one will be random, folks. I hope to be on the mend soon, but these things take time. Thank you for sending me…

Easy Entertaining Idea With No Cooking or …

Easy Entertaining Idea With No Cooking or Baking is sort of a re-run on Hello Lovely since I shared my boards and tips last fall, but…

Right Where I Am: Mud, Motion & Mystery

With each post, I always leave you with a blessing of peace right where you are. This is right where I am. Each summer, our…

Beauty in Imperfection {Personal Reflections}

Yesterday’s tour of classic interior designs in an English townhouse included an image which tugged at my heartstrings and inspired all sorts of musing about wabi sabi…