Hi there. I'm Kelly - wife, mom, mess-maker extraordinaire, nature lover, and hobbyist photographer. My passion is finding beauty and joy in my ordinary, everyday life and I love sharing it with you. Welcome to not-so-empty nest.
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Category Archives: the big pill
In what I can only describe as synchronicity, I received the following reflection in a Yoga Journal newsletter exactly one week after Tripp and I dropped Kelsey off at college. Mindful Transitions Conscious transitioning between poses is … an essential … Continue reading
I am a walking Hallmark commercial today – my delightful daughter is coming home for Christmas break and I’m so excited I can hardly stand it. I am so proud of Kelsey and how she successfully completed kicked-ass! in the … Continue reading
“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” ~ Karl Barth I found this quote in my daily planner and it really spoke to me. For the past few days I’ve been pondering the connection between happiness and thankfulness. For me, … Continue reading
A few weeks ago when I was planting pansies, I had 5 little plants leftover. I stuck them in this pot by my back door, but there weren’t really enough of them to make the pot look full and lush … Continue reading