growing flowers

Growing Flowers Its favorite things Friday!  One of my favorite is growing flowers.   I may be the only one, but I actually enjoyed the quarantine earlier this year.  Yes, I missed seeing friends, and family.  However, I loved the slower pace of life!  My husband, who has a crazy long commute, thanks to COVID, now […]

Jul 10, 2020


my favorite place

My Favorite Place I love the peace of this place, this quite shady spot toward the back of our property, my favorite place on our property. Even on a hot summer day, the breeze blows through the leaves and the shade keeps us cool. This is the go to spot for an impromptu summer day […]

Jun 5, 2020


grandma's recipe

Grandma’s Recipe We all have a favorite recipe from Grandma.  The first thing I thought of when I thought of  Friday Favorites, is of sharing one of my own favorite grandma’s recipes.  Ironically, the recipe isn’t from my grandma’s kitchen but from the kitchen of Sheridan High School.  My grandma spent many years not just […]

May 1, 2020


Contentment Challenge: Week 1

Contentment Challenge: Week 1 Scrolling Instagram over Christmas break I stumbled across Nancy Ray’s page.  I was immediately intrigued by her book club and the contentment challenge she was about to begin.  In her prep guide for the contentment challenge Nancy suggests taking a couple weeks to prepare your heart, home and wardrobe for the […]

Jan 7, 2020



Thankfulness I’ve been wanting to start a Thankful Thursday blog post series.  As I drove home from shooting some preschool pictures and errands my heart was full of thankfulness.  So I wrote down my Tuesday morning thoughts to share with you on Thursday. 🙂    There are so many big things in life I’m thankful […]

Sep 26, 2019


Christmas Michigan Lighthouse photo by Simply Seeking Photography

Lighthouses, Waterfalls and Sandhill Cranes Our last day of vacation, we definitely made it count!  For me this was the best day of vacation!  We got to lighthouses, waterfalls and sandhill cranes!  Yes, sandhill cranes!  I was so excited and this alone would have made this the best day of vacation for me. Lighthouses Looking […]

Jul 12, 2019


Hiking trail photo by Simply Seeking Photography_0565

Kayaking, hiking and Wicked Tuna Kayaking, hiking and Wicked Tuna pretty much sums up our Saturday.  The forecast for today was cold but sunny.  We had big plans to get in lots of outdoor activity and then Gabe woke up not feeling well.  🙁  We had a little Saturday morning TV on and quickly got […]

Jul 5, 2019


Miner's Castle at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore photo by Simply Seeking Photography

Rainy Day, Sunshine and a hike to Miner’s Falls Thursday morning was bright with beautiful sunshine and warm temperatures!  A rainy day was on the horizon, and forecast to last all day from noon on.  After a leisurely morning breakfast with my sweetie, we headed out to enjoy the sunshine while it lasted.  Au Train […]

Jul 3, 2019


Marquette Maritime Museum

Marquette Wednesday we woke up to rain, so it was a good day to explore some museums and stock up on groceries.  We drove 45 minutes east to Marquette to visit the maritime museum.  I have to confess I didn’t know the exact definition of maritime.  So in case you also don’t know exactly what […]

Jun 28, 2019


View of East Chanel Lighthouse on Grand Island from Glass Bottom boat tour

Glass Bottomed Boat Tour The Glass Bottomed Boat Tour came highly recommended by Gabe’s future college roommate.   So it was high on the list of things we wanted to do.  The Glass Bottomed Boat Tours go out over Lake Superior, and the glass bottom allows an up close view of a few of the shipwrecks.  […]

Jun 25, 2019