Monday 5 July 2021

Homemaking Mondays: Colour of Summer


I just love the colour of summer! 
As the flowers in the garden mature and flower 
I also enjoy the season of flowers in God's garden.
The summer wildflowers are so beautiful right now.
Below are a couple pictures that I took at the local golf course.
It's like a carpet of colour that smells so beautiful as you walk through it.

I found a patch of beautiful arnica and picked a handful
to infuse in oil for salve.
Picking just as much as I need...
leaving some for the bees and for propagation. 
The cheerful colour as you walk through the trail
makes me pause and smile.
Every year they come back...a gift.

Meadows with a mountain view.
Reminding myself to take time to just enjoy it. 
To not rush off to the next thing that needs doing...
but pause.  
Listen to the birds and the hum of the insects in the grass.

Pausing also to see the beautiful insects.
Here I captured a pretty damsel fly that was one of many 
that flies about the shore where we go swimming.
The kids have been spending lots of time in the water 
with the heat we've been having.
Good to cool off after a long day.

I've been doing a bit of canning in this heat though.  
I am making jam and rhubarb syrup for the community market. 
I am actually happy that canning season has also arrived.  
It's a lot of work but so rewarding. 

Praying you are all enjoying this day.

Love and Prayers,


Sunshine Country said...

The flowers you captured are all beautiful. I love the colors of summer too. Thank you for sharing!

R's Rue said...

The colors of summer are stunning. The blooms are spectacular. Thank you for sharing. May your day be blessed and very beautiful.

Nancy said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Jennifer! God is so good!
Thanks so much for leaving a sweet comment at my blog recently! It was lovely to see! :o)