Beggars & Holy Nights

If you have read this blog for a couple of years, you may remember my small yet profound encounter with a gentleman who was deaf…

Why I’m Already Thinking About the New Year

Today will start with a personal health update and then lean into inspirational quotes I hope you’ll PIN, holiday inspiration and encouraging words. It’s Advent…

Fall Outfits, Florals, Comfort Recipes + Me Grouchy & Unfiltered

One year ago, as I recovered from the virus, I blogged with my sassy, grouchy mood firmly in place. Today, I’m feeling a whole lot…

Quiet Calm Serene Small Stockholm Apartment

What a blessing “lovely” is independent of budget and square footage! For we can say hello to lovely in a fantasy chateau enchanted with ancient…

25 Despair Quotes for Courage, Hope & Personal Growth

While 25 Despair Quotes for Courage, Hope & Personal Growth may seem like a departure from peaceful encouragement typically shared here, my intent is to…

French Pictures: Euro Country Photos & Faithful Reflections

A few years ago, I shared the vulnerable reflections below. My health was in jeopardy, I was experiencing painful pancreatic attacks daily, and it was…

Crafty DIY Projects, Breezy Summer Dresses & Encouragement to Soothe

THIS POST WAS UPDATED HERE. I independently selected products in this post—if you buy from one of my links, I may earn a commission. Peace…

Sometimes Heaven Breaks Through Ordinary Moments

Since I’m weary today with mild illness, it just feels right to push pause. I hope a pause is okay with you too. I try…

13 Soulful Shifts to Better Cope With Pandemic Realities

Occasionally, I write about coping strategies for living with chronic illness. For example, a few seasons ago, I penned little life hacks that help me…

Sunday Prayer, Mountain Air & Desert Beauty

On this last February day, I’m happy to report most of this month found me vacationing in the fresh air of the glorious Southwest. Back…

La Chandeleur, Candlemas, Crêpes & a Prayer

A short break from pretty interiors just feels right today, which according to the church calendar is Candlemas or Candlemass. It falls halfway between the…

Reflections & Recovery from COVID

By now, you perhaps guessed my family and I have been recovering from the virus. I snapped these photos in February when we were in…

Let’s SHOP!

White Slipcovered Sofa
French Stripe Seagrass Basket Set
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
THE BEST Energy Bars!
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
Myla Slipcover Sofa
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcovered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
Black or Bronze Accent Table
French Stripe Basket Set
White Cotton Crochet Bed Skirt
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile
Rattan Basket With Lid
White Ruffle Bedding
Seagrass Basket Set
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Slipcovered Sofa
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
White Matelasse Quilt
French Country Mirror
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slipcovered Linen Chair
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Laurel Wreath Mirror
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Tray Side Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing