Printable Quotes From Laura Ingalls Wilder

I love the inspiration of quotes from people I respect. It’s like a little burst of wisdom that helps me get my focus back and concentrate on what’s important. Today’s printables are two quotes I really like from Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Each quote is done in two different styles.  The first quote is on the topic of home, one of the nicest words I know.  Read More

Be Happy Inspirational Print

What is happiness? How can I be happy? Scientists have studied the nature of happiness, poets have written beautiful thoughts, and countless people through time have gone in search of happiness.  It’s so easy to get caught up in the latest problem, failure, or minor disaster at work or home.  Happiness isn’t something that just happens to you. Everyone has the power to make small changes in our behavior, our surroundings and our relationships that can help set us on course for a happier life.

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Alstroemeria, Snapdragons, & Burlap

Yesterday when I went to Tasty Tuesday farmer’s market, one of my favorite growers was not there. It is almost the end of April, and he is at home getting ready to close-up his garden and pack for his trip back to Maine. Jim is an inspiring man who loves to grow things and lives a lifestyle of harmony. He lives in Maine from May to October growing crops, canning and selling his produce and flowers. In October, he loads up his truck and arrives back at his home in New Port Richey, Florida. He then sells apples, pumpkins, and various produce along with his canned products from the summer while he plants his front yard for his winter crop. His lifestyle does not conform to society’s expectations but provides him immeasurable happiness. He lives to grow. Read More