Entries by Ann Guinn

A Post Dedicated to My Mom

This is a special day, as I write and share the 100th post of my blog, Simply Flourishing Home!!! My blog has taken a “back seat” lately, mainly because of injuring my finger, making it difficult and time-consuming to type. With my 100th post coming up I had wished to make it significant, but have […]


So this is what happened on a Friday afternoon almost two weeks ago….. I cut my index finger right at the joint while attempting to cut some watermelon with my sharp knife. After a stressful trip and several hours at the ER, I came home with a small splint, three stitches, and orders to return […]

Enough Already

  Today’s post will be linked up with my friends over at Five Minute Friday, where different authors and bloggers all join together to write their five-minute’s-worth of thoughts on a common theme. Today’s prompt is “enough“. ***** This morning I awoke to sun. Shiny, bright and inviting; after a week of cold rain and […]

Choose What Defines You

It’s Five Minute Friday time, and the prompt for this week is, “define”. Join me as we consider this word today. *****   What defines me? According to Dictionary.com, two meanings for the word, “define” are: “to explain or identify the nature or essential qualities of; describe”, and “to determine or fix the boundaries or […]

Friend Me

This post has been written to add to the Five Minute Friday link-up, where the prompt for the day is, “friend”. *****   “Friend me.” This is a phrase that would have made a lot less sense when I was a little girl. Social media was not a thing; in fact, I still remember the […]


  Today’s post is written for the link-up at Five Minute Friday. ***** The word for today’s writing is “abandon”, and my first thoughts are of a negative nature; pictures I’ve seen of abandoned animals, or worse yet, stories of neglected and unloved children come to mind. When I read the definitions, abandon includes the following: […]

Slow Down

Today’s post has been written for Five Minute Friday, and today’s prompt is “slow”. ***** Why is it so hard to slow down? I think that I love slow, but my reality suggests that I crave busyness and productivity. I am really good at busyness, but have lots of room for growth in using my […]