Yesterday, my daughter and I decided to take a #naturewalk with some friends. The two girls were going crazy stopping and picking every wildflower and #flower from every bush, plant and tree they could find. It was a beautiful fall day and I was #thankful for the moment spent with my child and friend. My friend and I delighted in watching our daughters enjoy the #naturewalk as much as we did.
I didn't realize that my daughter had picked so many #flowers until we arrived home and I asked her to take them out of her back pack before they all died and wilted. She asked me for a bowl to put them in water. She took her time arranging each and every #flower as if she was working on a masterpiece. I guess in away she was, her masterpiece, she took each #flower one by one and delicately arranged them in each bowl. At one point, she told me she even wanted to be a florist as well as a vet when she grows up!
As you can see, she arranged them beautifully!! We have set them out on our kitchen table to enjoy! I don't think my friend did, but that is ok....this is our "thing" making something out of something to enjoy without spending any money. Stopping and smelling the roses of life. Taking the time and making the time together to create memories that last a lifetime. Making us both better, #momskidsandfriends.
We are fortunate enough to live, where there are still wildflowers and #flowers on bushes and trees. If you live somewhere where there are no #flowers still blooming, still take the #naturewalk and see what amazing things you can find..... leaves, pine cones, rocks or unique branches. Take a #naturewalk, enjoy the day with your child and friend, take a moment to enjoy life, enjoy #mothernature, enjoy each other, enjoy this wonderful place we call plant #earth.
It's #thankfulthursday What are you #thankful for?
All of my best, Dyan
What we learned: About different kinds of #flowers, bushes and plants, not to pick #flowers from someone's yard - unless you ask of course! Spending time with friends outdoors is refreshing and fun, more about our friends and what we have in common with others, arranging #flowers is fun, relaxing and makes a beautiful centerpiece for our kitchen table, having fun and learning does not need to cost money, putting down our cell phones is not only good for us but great for our kids!! #nocellphoneforaday
What we shared: A wonderful day together making memories, pictures of our #flower arrangements - we sent as a thank you note (w the picture) for the day spent w/ our friends.