Three Reasons You Need to Love Yourself Now

Loving Yourself Now is Essential For Success When we’re working toward personal wellness goals like weight loss, many of us find ourselves wishing and longing to change. Change is amazing! I believe that “becoming” is the whole reason we’re here! But in that quest to become, sometimes we lose our vision of the beauty and […]

Of Boys, Dirt and Ducks – A Garden Tale

Of Boys, Dirt and Ducks - My favorite four-letter words of gardening |

Gardening may be one of the most romanticized hard-labor activities in literature.  There truly is something enchanting in the alchemy that combines soil and water and tiny little seeds to create marigolds, daisies and hollyhocks.  And homegrown tomatoes. I used to think that the heady scents and delicious flavors of a garden were magical in spite […]

What Love Looks Like

What Love Looks Like |

Sometimes what starts as a silly little thing becomes life-changing.  Not life-changing in the dramatic way we’ve come to use that term, but life-changing in the way we view and interact with the everyday world. If I remember correctly, this particular silly little thing began one ordinary evening. I made my husband’s favorite cereal treats […]

All Kinds of Love Week – VALENTINE’S DAY!

All Kinds of Love Week - Valentine's Day | Barbara Anne Williams

Happy Valentine’s Day! I always loved Valentine’s Day when I was young.  I loved picking out cards and treats for my classmates.  Every kid got one, so there wasn’t any danger of anyone feeling left out, but somehow that didn’t make them any less enchanting.  I think what I loved most, though, was decorating a […]

How to Celebrate Family Love With A Gift for Grandparents

All Kinds of Love Week - Family Love | Barbara Anne Williams

It’s Valentine Week, and we’re going to celebrate all different kinds of love with stories, ideas, tips and more ideas! Today’s idea includes a heartfelt gift for grandparents. Family Love The photo from the album above is my Great-Grandparents, announcing their engagement.  I didn’t know my great-grandfather; he died when my grandfather was very young. […]

Something’s Fishy! What I Loved About Beautiful Lake Powell

Lake Powell

My dear one and I recently spent a bit of time at Lake Powell.  He fished and swam, and I tried to stay in the shade and read. We were both very happy. I really love water.  I love to drink it.  I love to shower in it.  I love a hot bathtub full of it […]