Things to Adore

…a pinhole look into the life of one not-so-ordinary girl.

FLOWERS

lately, i have been obsessed with flowers — flowering trees, flowering plants, flowers, floral prints on clothes and shoes. i used to work at a flower shop when i was a senior in high school and fell in love with them. since that time i’ve always tried to have flowers around me.

i don’t always get to buy them for the house because they can be expensive and i’d often rather buy a treat for all of us — like icecream or cookies — than something that won’t last (not that treats last for long around here). if i find any in the wild posie (my four year old daughter) and i usually pick some to bring home.

for the past year or so, since we got a trader joe’s near us, i have begun again to buy flowers because they are pretty reasonably priced.

if i had to pick a favorite, it would be tulips. my sister even calls me tulip. ❤

flowers help me write better. nature in general inspires me, but flowers help me calm and tap into my creativity.

here are the flowers that have been around me recently.

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1. my kitchen nook.
2. the window in our living room.
3. in germany, at epcot.
4. our neighborhood garden park.
5. preparing cut flowers for a vase.
6. flowering trees on the walk to the beach.
7. my lovely breakfast!
8. a flower posie picked for me.
9. my own little fleur, practicing her name — posie.
10. sometimes, my children leave toys around and they make for a great picture.

what inspires you?

xoxo

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This entry was posted on April 24, 2013 by in In Nature, Life, My Style, My Writing, Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , .
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