It's November 1st, 2016 and I'm filled with excitement for what the days ahead will bring. We'll be celebrating my first grandchild becoming a one year old.  Hard to believe it's already a year that Sadie Michelle was brought into the world. What a wonderful time in our lives!

our little lamb chop

We tend to slow down a little through November and focus on the comforts of our homes, families and friends and what summer has given us to harvest and share.  Let's remember to give thanks and show kindness in our everyday lives and make the grace of Thanksgiving an every day plan.  

autumn in Japan

November fun facts:

The flower for November is the chrysanthemum.

chrysanthemum ~ spider mum


The birthstone is topaz which symbolizes friendship.


November is sweet potato awareness month!  Also national pomegranate month...who knew?

 The zodiac signs for the month of November are both Scorpio (until the 21st) and Saggittaus (from the 22nd onwards) 

These are a sign of the times:

November is national blog posting month

Cyber Monday and Black Friday also take place this month! 

Well as you can see November is a very busy month.  There are so many passions celebrated in November the list could go on and on...but whatever you celebrate or want to bring awareness to I hope you have a peacefull heart and a kind soul while you do.

Happy November!