Emily M. DeArdo

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The Simple Things

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It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
— Laura Ingalls Wilder
This candle always reminds me of college, specifically my freshman year. One of the girls who lived next door to me kept this candle on her desk.  

This candle always reminds me of college, specifically my freshman year. One of the girls who lived next door to me kept this candle on her desk.  

Even after just a few days of hospitals, it's so nice to get home to my nest and be surrounded by what Laura Ingalls Wilder called "the sweet, simple things".  Candles, books, journals, my favorite pens, pillows, and even pretty soap dishes--it's nice to be home. 

(sources: Live Thankfully pillow and ceramic berry basket Elm and Iron