Friday, January 24, 2014

baby's breath & apple tea . . . a quiet Friday morning

It's rare when I have a quiet morning without loud, playful little ones and loads of errands to run.

This morning was a little different with our youngest daughter not feeling well and sleeping in until nearly 10 o'clock, our youngest son peacefully playing with Play-dough, and our oldest daughter at school for a few hours . . . so with the little ones all busy with one thing or another, I found quiet time . . . and it was so nice.

Quiet time to count my blessings, read a few of my favorite inspirational books . . . and enjoy a cup of the most amazing apple tea in the pretty white china that my mom passed down to me when I got married

I struggled with taking advantage of the quiet time. It felt like I should have been making phone calls, paying bills, and cleaning the house . . . but instead, I chose to breathe in the quiet and walk the road less traveled . . . and I'm so happy that I did. 

So often, it's quiet time that rejuvenates our soul. 

LET'S STAY in touch!


  1. Yes, lovely photos! I clicked on this because apple tea sounds wonderful. I'll be hunting for it at the store for sure!

    1. Hi Audra!
      This particular brand of apple tea is simple amazing. It will become your favorite tea! You might be able to find it in the ethnic section of your local market, or definitely online. I shared the link in my post. Thanks so much for coming by!
      Keep in touch and have a great week,

  2. I love these photos!! I would love to have you hop over and share with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday! (

  3. So happy that you decided to share your quiet time with us. Great shots!

    It's wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

  4. It's so nice to have a little quiet time. The older I get the more I enjoy it. I love when the kids come to visit, but there's nothing quite as rejuvenating as some peaceful quiet time to myself! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  5. Now this is a combo that I can fall in love with! LOVELY!!!! hugs...

  6. Sounds like a wonderful way to relax. :) Thank you so much for sharing with us at Best of the Weekend. Pinned to our party board.


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