Some of the great joys in life come from simple, handcrafted gifts, foods and experiences.
On these pages are essays on some of the simple things in life that bring joy. Many of these are around us every day and may be overlooked as common and ordinary. But, a closer look under the surface, through the lens of time and experience, reveals that these little things give us the small doses of happiness and comfort that carry us through our day-to-day lives. Some of these things are simple- the taste of handcrafted canned goods, the beauty and love that are combined in a hand-sewn quilt, the deep flavors of home-grown vegetables, the charm of fresh-cut garden flowers, and thoughts of loved ones. In the spirit of these warm experiences, read these articles and enjoy!