Jan 7, 2010

A Few of My Favorite Things..and Thoughts about Blogging




*Someday by Alison Meghee and Peter H. Reynolds. It's hard to read this and not get choked-up.



 *Wrinkly feet after a happy bath...


*The bookshelf in my girls' room. Some of the books were mine as a child...


Special things..handed down from my Gigi and Papa...

I digress a bit with this post because after all, this is an "Idea Blog" for you, right? Well, the truth is, I do blog for you. I blog about creative things I do in my home, or outside with my children. I blog about what new piece of artwork we've created or how my muffins have turned out (still amazed they turned out!) or when I think of a simple way to make my daughter's dreams of becoming a fairy come true. And, I guess posting about my favorite things tells you a little more about me...about this person who is sharing all these ideas.

But the other side of that truth is that while I do blog for you, I also blog for me. It's a creative outlet and that makes me happy.

But more than that...it makes me smile to know that maybe, just maybe this little old blog of mine is a small way to pay it forward, to inspire someone as I have been inspired. There's that tiny chance that late one night another mother might read this blog and smile. That a light might spark in her heart, and she will rejoice when she sees an opportunity the next day to bake or spill glue with her children. And that thought warms my heart.
Pin It!

11 comments:

carolineAlexander said...

I love to spill glue with my girls.

Jennifer

angelina la dawn said...

you always inspire me! in fact, i'm inspired to go take my own "happy bath" right now.

Allison said...

Ooh, I love this post! I work at a nursery occasionally, and just ADORE babies and their soft skin and baby-smells! :D This was an extremely sweet post, and makes me want to be a mom someday!

Jaeveberry said...

Enjoyed this post! Glad you are enjoying blogging, I am too!

Joanne said...

As always, thanks for the beautiful images.

Anonymous said...

What great pictures! And such a sweet message. I can't wait to follow your blog (and try those sugar cookies a few posts below!).

Helen McGinn said...

Lovely sentiments behind your blog, lass. :O)
xx

Corrie Howe said...

I love the barefoot. I think these are all wonderful reasons for blogging.

Jenn Erickson said...

What a beautiful collection of images and sentiments! I like the well-worn book covers ~ you have several of my family's favorites! I like the way you've arranged your lovely family heirlooms!

Wendy said...

Love those bath toes photo!!

Natalie at Mommy on FIre said...

Caroline! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog. I am putting it on my blogroll. I am SO not crafty but want to be with my children. I love your site and will reference it often! Thanks for visiting Mommy on Fire (via SITS). Great, great blog!