Beauty & Blessings: This Week in Wonder & Awe(some)

Hello beautiful souls,

Happy Weekend! This week’s Beauty & Blessings are all about: Creativity,  Compassion, and Class-Acts.

Sending you love today and always,

 

Joann

 

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Her name: Heavenly Joy.
Her gift: bringing a little heaven to earth.

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This NEVER, ever gets old. Majesty and utter breath-taking beauty. A case of serious WOW.

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Photo credit: hubble.org
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Photo credit: hubble.org
Hubble's 25th Anniversary Official Image: Westerlund 2. Photo credit: NASA/ESA
Hubble’s 25th Anniversary Official Image: Westerlund 2. Photo credit: NASA/ESA

 

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Green Goodness. There is nothing like fresh herbs to enhance any dish!

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Photo credit: http://visual.ly/benefits-herbs
Photo credit: visual.ly/benefits-herbs

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Thank you Amelia Freer for the reminder that not only applies to the food we put in our mouths but also to the things we feed or minds.

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Photo credit: “Eat. Nourish. Glow.” by Amelia Freer
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Quote: Amelia Freer

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Oatmeal. It’s quick, easy to make, and a blank canvas for flavour. Here are some amazing ideas to get you salivating and ready to kick the sheets off in the morning!

oatmeal*, chia seeds*, pumpkin seeds*, raisins*, chopped apple* (*organic)

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Signs. Everywhere. We arrived home today to this. 123.4

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Creativity takes ugh to amazing. All of us have creativity within us and each day we are invited, sometimes challenged to unleash our inner creative.

 

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An artist uses a palette of paint colours to create a masterpiece on canvas while a chef uses a palette of ingredients to create a masterpiece to eat. This week, let yourself play and as my nephew A.J. says, “let’s enjoy!”

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tomatoes, sweet peas, cucumber, and red onion drizzled with olive oil, rice vinegar, smoked sea salt, black pepper, and fresh thyme

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Spot a problem, find a solution. That’s what Jessica Alba and her team at The Honest Company did. Check out their newest solution…

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Photo credit: The Honest Company

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When a Character comes to life...

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“I lava you.”

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