Thursday, October 31, 2013

Homestead Moments


In the midst of daily busyness I’ve found something that I think is valuable as a homemaker. Every now and again give yourself a little reward. Something that makes you smile when you see it. I’m not talking about anything huge. In fact small and simple sometimes brings me the most joy.

I love mums. I was in the grocery store a few weeks ago and saw a pretty pot of mums for $2.99. I bought it and it now sits on my back porch. I enjoy seeing it as I walk in and out of the house.




Another one: these pretty candles. My daughter Sierra made them for our table using items we already had in the house. Very simple: wine glasses, coffee beans, tea lights. 




Find joy in the small things in life!


 

5 comments:

  1. A very good reminder!
    Thank you for being part of my on-line life.
    Your blog has blessed me immeasurably over the years.
    Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage

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    1. Thank you Laura!! Thank you for being such a faithful reader! I really love your blog! It's looking great!! :) Crystal :)

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  2. I love the candles idea - how clever! I always buy a bunch of roses each week. It gives me enormous joy and I'm finding it's replacing the need I had to buy comfort food e.g. Chocolate to make me feel better.
    mrsdbliss.blogspot.com

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  3. I have been reading your website for a few years now & just want to say a huge thank you. Mostly it's been for fun but our finances have changed a lot in the past year & it's been tight. I now find your recipes & help not only fun but extremely helpful at stretching our dollars. I have always know the simple things in life are what really matter but now it really has meaning for me. Thank you so much for all you share with us.

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    1. Thank you so much for such a nice comment.. :) Crystal

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