Flower hunting between rainstorms

Our home is being drenched in May storms, but Mama and I seized a break in the rain to visit our garden. We found this beautiful flower blooming and it made our day! Today’s #OneGoodThing was flower hunting between rainstorms with Mama! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Day 136 of…

Beautiful flowers and friends

This stunning Iris lights up the garden of our beloved family friends who we are visiting. Mama and I spent much of the day recovering from yesterday’s long drive, but we are enjoying spending time with our friends and seeing their beautiful flowers. Today’s #OneGoodThing was appreciating beautiful flowers and friends with Mama! What was…

Sweet honeysuckle scents

Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying the sweet scent of honeysuckle in our backyard with Mama! It was especially nice to spend time in our garden today after a rough few days. What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Day 124 of 365. And Day 1,220 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following…

Our own little “Super Bloom”

After endless rains, California is having an incredible Wildflower Super Bloom. Mama and I are now getting to experience it on a smaller scale in our backyard. A single poppy that we planted in a pot in last year’s garden turned into this gorgeous array of white and orange blooms. It’s made that section of…

Wonderland flower

While on an adventure at our locally owned home improvement store this weekend, Mama and I fell in love with this gorgeous flower in their nursery. Though we haven’t planted it yet, we keep coming back to visit this massive, fantastical bloom, which feels like it’s straight out of Alice’s Wonderland. Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying…

Multi-hued Hibiscus tree

Our gorgeous Hibiscus tree from Costco surprised us with two different colors of flowers today. I haven’t planted this beauty in our backyard oasis yet, but I spotted these blooms outside Mama’s window this afternoon and it was a highlight of our day. Today’s #OneGoodThing was marveling at our multi-hued Hibiscus tree with Mama! What was…

Wild poppy in our backyard

A patch of wild poppies has cropped up in our backyard and began blooming today! I hadn’t been entirely sure the greens weren’t weeds, so I was relieved to find this flower. These beauties are the California state flower, and they always remind me of a story Mama told me when I was little. When…