Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lovely Things~ Song of the Tulip Fairy

Song of the Tulip Fairy is a Cicely Mary Barker poem.  Her book Flower Fairies evokes childlike imaginations through whimsical seasonal poems about mythical magical sprites.  I love sharing these rhymes with my young daughter and invite you to read her lovely lyrical poems from the 1920s. Song of the Tulip Fairy Our stalks are very straight […]

A Good Friday

It is Good Friday, and I sit with my father at the Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis, numbly listening to a team of well-meaning research doctors. My dad has bravely carried the burden of advanced prostate cancer for over a year now, each day providing a shining example of amazing strength and spirit. He soldiered […]

Lovely Things~ The Madame Chic Trilogy

Our mission is to seek, create, and celebrate lovely things in life, so each Wednesday we share a “Lovely Thing” with which we are simply smitten! We are so happy to discover a soul sister in writer Jennifer L. Scott. She has published a series of three lovely little books: Lessons from Madame Chic,  At […]

20 Lovely Ways to Welcome Spring!

Attend an Easter Service: Nothing makes spring more joyous than celebrating the miracle of Easter. As the dead earth springs alive with each budding leaf, unfurling flower, and chirping bird, be reminded of God’s glorious miracle of rebirth. Laugh: Spend time with old friends and retell those stories you’ll never forget. Act so silly that […]

Magnolia Blossoms

Warm and fuzzy outer shells are falling on the freshly thawed earth as nature leaves behind the chill of winter.  Bursting open with the hope of spring and sunshine, magnolia blossoms spray the sky and the breeze with their sweet scent and budding flowers. Blooming this Sunday, on the first day of Spring, our blog […]

Hopping your way…

Lessons in Loveliness will be hopping your way on the first day of spring, March 20! Follow us at and on Instagram @lessonsinloveliness, and like us on Facebook. 

Philippians 4:8

Lovely thoughts for a lovely Friday… ~Alicia and Natalie  Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8 Look […]


The first day of spring seems like a lovely day to plant a new blog!  Lessons in Loveliness will bloom on March 20, 2016. Follow us on Instagram @lessonsinloveliness and Like us on Facebook: Lessons in Loveliness.