Saying Goodbye is Hard

This week my best family’s friends are saying goodbye to their beloved mother, Miss Carol. My folks lived basically a stone’s throw away from the their home. We grew up as one big neighborhood gang. We would often be at each other houses in the weekends or special holidays, and even vacations. I remember lots… Continue reading Saying Goodbye is Hard

Flower Power

So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth - 1 Corinthians 3:7. This week I am working on trimming up and weeding out my Mom’s many flower gardens. Unfortunately, I let the plants overgrow, so it is taking a bit more time this year. Now,… Continue reading Flower Power

Rejoice Always

Rejoice Always - 1 Thessalonians 5:16. Today, is my Mom’s birthday. She would of been 82. She was the best mother a child could ask for. Our Mom was a devout Christian woman of faith. Like most mothers, I am sure my Mom prayed continuously for her children and grandchildren to come to know Jesus.… Continue reading Rejoice Always

Home is where the love is …

Lilacs are exuberantly purple and perfumed, and cherry trees fragrant with blossoms. The Song of Solomon 2:13. Today, I am researching about Lilac flowers on google, as I often need to find out how to take care of my mom’s beloved flowers. Unfortunately, I wasn’t born with two green thumbs like my mom. I also… Continue reading Home is where the love is …


We all know that April showers bring May flowers. Last few weeks the flowers and trees are beautifully blooming now that its Springtime. Amazing how God created different seasons for us to enjoy. We eagerly await spring because it changes our outside landscape into vibrant colors all around us. It's incredible hearing the new baby… Continue reading Springtime

Lilies of the Field

One of my favorite flowers is a lily. A lily is a tall and hardy annual flower that comes in various colors. Mine are orange tiger lilies that are beautifully blooming in my yard this time of year. I chose orange, as it happens to be the same color as Baltimore Orioles team’s colors. But… Continue reading Lilies of the Field

Garden Transformation

This past week I had the pleasure of volunteering to spruce up Unshattered Boutique’s front garden located o. Route 82 in Hopewell Junction, NY. Check out below the before and after photos of the transformation. Now when shoppers come they’ll see a nice a well-kept area, as customer’s first impressions are important to one’s retail… Continue reading Garden Transformation