day is done…gone the sun

it’s the monday giggles…

That summer bikini body

wasn’t ready.

But that

fall sweater body

is on point.

hugs n’ blessings to all those celebrating Nutella Hot Chocolate Season!

INGREDIENTS

Nutella Hot Chocolate

  • 4 cups low fat/skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Optional Toppings:

  • Marshmallows
  • Crushed hazelnuts
  • Chocolate chips
  • Extra Nutella

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat milk in a medium sized saucepan on medium-high heat until beginning to warm and steam. Add the spread, cocoa powder and sugar, and whisk until dissolved and combined. Bring to a gentle simmer while stirring, and take off heat. Serve with your desired toppings.

what do YOU call it?

We call it…

PRE-SNOW.

hugs n’ blessings to all those busily using rakes ahead of the shovels!

Falling Leaves

Today, as I rode by,
I saw the brown leaves dropping from their tree
In a still afternoon,
When no wind whirled them whistling to the sky,
But thickly, silently,
They fell, like snowflakes wiping out the noon;
And wandered slowly thence
For thinking of a gallant multitude
Which now all withering lay,
Slain by no wind of age or pestilence,
But in their beauty strewed
Like snowflakes falling on the Flemish clay.

Margaret Postgate Cole, November 1915

in awe, of you.

dancing through my head…

 

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I stand on the brink, on the edge of myself.

And wonder at all that is beyond me.

I am jealous of the ocean and the sky

that do not seem to end.

Of the universe itself that holds so much immensity.

I seek to comprehend all knowledge, and I cannot even know of all that has been written. Continue reading “in awe, of you.”