Lifestyle · Love and Life

Pretty Peonies, Helpful Ants, and Blooming Memories

This time of year the arrival of peonies in the Northeast brings not only an enchanting fragrance but also a burst of vibrant colors to gardens all over New England. While they only bloom for about 7-10 days, they make a big impact. Peonies offer a remarkable variety of hues and shapes, each possessing its… Continue reading Pretty Peonies, Helpful Ants, and Blooming Memories

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Bloom Where You Are Planted

  Remember the bud I shared the other day that was full of potential?  In just a few short days that small bud has turned into this amazingly beautiful flower.  Time, water, and sunshine produced this gorgeous flower from the small bud.  It is hard to imagine that all of these large beautiful petals were… Continue reading Bloom Where You Are Planted

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What Is Your Potential…

Po·ten·tial adjective: Having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future. Sometimes we just need to give ourselves a little bit more time to reach our full potential. While this bud is beautiful in its own way, it has so much potential inside of it to be amazing!  If we… Continue reading What Is Your Potential…



There are so many beautiful summer flowers! Hibiscuses are so beautiful and one of my favorite of all flowers.  How beautiful does this flower look after the rain?!  I wish that summer could last forever! I would love for you to follow me on Twitter Instagram and Facebook. You can find me as Looking Joli Good on all three.… Continue reading Hibiscus