Monthly Archives: September 2014


September 30, 2014

Borage - My Blooming Blog Floating Petals

I started my first cutting garden last summer, and with the help of my husband, we dove in and took the initial steps of creating an area, adding fresh compost, putting up a small fence, and then the best part for me, seed shopping and planting. It was a good first attempt at creating one. We both enjoyed it, and I learned a lot from it. I enlarged this year’s cutting garden from 13 feet x 9’ ...

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September 23, 2014

My Blooming Blog - Floating Petals - Russian Princess Tulip

I have often thought of the woman who works in the offices I described in my last blog, and the woman whose office is her car, as she runs every which way to take care of all of the people in her world. These women are my Everywoman: on a Go! Go! Go! schedule; caring for kids, a parent, friend, lover; or log-jammed in a demanding job. But she is also that searcher, that seeker of beauty. I see her...

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September 16, 2014

A Bouquet On Every Desk | Cool Crayon Zinnia - My Blooming Blog - Floating Petals

My office is a very personal space for me. It is a space that motivates me, encourages me, and inspires me. I have spent many days in client’s offices, too, and have not felt so inspired. I’ve been to corporate offices that are football fields of cubicles under fluorescent lighting. I’ve both worked in them and spent many days wondering how to make such a space inspiring. Thinking, that for ...

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September 09, 2014

A Simpel Reminder: A Post-It Note | Coral Senecio

I am a huge fan of Post-it® notes, and have written more than my share of them. Everything from the simple reminder to take out the trash to writing “Cheers” to my husband and placing it next to his wine glass as I'm leaving for an evening at book club. Recently, I came across one in our hotel room, on the bed frame, that read, “Your duvet covers and sheets are clean for your arrival.” Wo...

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