A note from Karen
🌱 Embracing Life's Bountiful Journey: A Glimpse into My World 🌱
I'm overjoyed to have you step into my virtual sanctuary, a cozy corner where the symphony of nature, flavors, family, and love plays harmoniously. Take a deep breath, soak in the warmth, and let me walk you through the chapters that make up the story of my heart.
🌼 Cultivating Serenity in the Garden: 🌼
When life gets a little chaotic, you'll find me lost in the tranquility of my garden. Every seed sown is a promise of beauty yet to unfold, and every bloom that graces my space holds a special place in my heart. Gardening, to me, is like tending to the soul – a gentle reminder that growth takes time, patience, and a touch of love.
🍳 Crafting Memories in the Kitchen: 🍳
Ah, the kitchen – where the alchemy of flavors and love intertwines. Cooking, for me, is more than just nourishing the body; it's about crafting moments that linger on taste buds and in hearts. The magic of real food ingredients, the sizzle of a well-seasoned pan – each recipe is a journey, a celebration of life's simple pleasures.
👪 Cherishing Every Moment with Family: 👪
Amid the bustling rhythms of life, family remains my anchor. The laughter shared around the dining table, the stories woven into late-night conversations – these are the threads that stitch the fabric of my heart. Whether it's a grand gathering or a quiet evening, family time is where my soul finds solace.
👶 In the Tender Embrace of Infancy: 👶
There's something enchanting about holding a baby, isn't there? Their innocence, their warmth – it's like cradling a piece of the universe. The touch of those tiny hands, the sparkle in their eyes – it's a reminder of life's purity, and every cuddle is a treasure I hold dear.
💑 Love's Journey, 40 Years Strong: 💑
They say time flies when you're in love, and oh, how true it is! My heart still flutters for the man who stole it almost four decades ago. My husband, my partner in every adventure – his smile is the sun that brightens my days. Our love story is a testament to the beauty of companionship, of growing together and nurturing a love that's as enduring as time itself.
🌿 Nurturing Mind, Body, and Soul: 🌿
In this whirlwind called life, I've found my compass in the world of health and wellness. Exploring the intricate dance between mind, body, and spirit has become a passion I wholeheartedly pursue. From yoga sessions that ground my soul to embracing the nourishment of whole foods, every step on this path is an investment in my well-being.
So, dear friends, welcome to my realm of gardens and gatherings, of culinary tales and love's reflections. As we walk this journey of authenticity and connection, I hope you find inspiration, warmth, and a sense of kinship. Remember, life's most beautiful moments are often found in the ordinary – in the touch of a hand, the fragrance of a bloom, and the warmth of a shared smile.
With love and gratitude, Karen 💚
A bit about my family life
I live a blessed life! I have by my side a family that is growing! Four sons, one daughter, two daughters in law, and a son in law. We have six very active grandchildren, three handsome grandsons and three beautiful granddaughters, who bless our life with laughter and pure joy!
I love being in nature, and can be found in my spare time biking or hiking or working in our garden. I love water, especially large bodies of water surrounded by white sandy beaches, and yet a gentle running stream can work its magic on me. John loves the mountains, and we made our home under the view of John's childhood in northern Utah.