Spring has sprung once again. And with the birth of new beginnings and budding flowers, I’m reminded that I still haven’t turned this blog into exactly what I want it to be. It’s been in an ongoing state of transformation (for far too long!). This is partially because my husband and I have been busy […]
Hope everyone had a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving. Can’t believe the day came and went already, but I’m looking forward to spending Christmas in our new country-esque abode this year. Here is a photo of our little turkey!
If you’re heading to Illinois sometime in the near future, how about taking a side trip away from Chicago and exploring some of the state’s lesser known destinations? One option – the rural community of Franklin Grove is situated just 90 miles west of Chicago and is a great destination for a weekend getaway. From […]
I’ve decided to add a bit more of a personal touch to this blog, even though I’d initially intended for this site to be strictly informative. However, as my life in the Midwest continues to morph into something I could have never imagined for myself, I thought it would be fun to add more detailed […]
Just a few magical shots winter here in the Midwest … “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.’” ~Lewis Carroll […]
A few fall pictures …