I recently had an interesting conversation with a long time servant in the church. She has served a long time, over twenty years in one place, and then a couple of shorter stints – a little over five years in each place. We discussed being accepted. Lots is talked about in Christian circles about community.… Read More Accepting others
The past week, I was able to have a small part in a ladies retreat. The decor revolved around Journey theme, with all the vintage travel goodness we could collect! We are lucky that eclectic, vintage (old junk!), easy to collect decor is in! It is budget worthy, and fun! We hauled my old steamer… Read More Joy in the Journey
And that’s not the weather, although, this has been such a rainy spring…I so can’t wait for some sunshine!! My house, and my head, have this ‘Open for Business’ kind of feeling lately! We have had lots of action going on over here. Its all good, I wouldn’t want it any other way! Just takes… Read More When It Rains, It Pours!
Just like my mom, I too had a Thelma. I was in my twenties, she her sixties. I would say an unlikely friendship, as at its beginnings, I didn’t see that a friendship is what it would become. Thelma was a mainstay in her church, a church that I ‘married’ into. My husband, before we… Read More My friend Thelma
March!! Let’s talk about friends in March! Maybe I’m feeling nostalgic. thankful. my heart is full…. maybe it’s the February valentine effect. It’s just been on my mind a lot lately. Its funny about friendship. Doesn’t it seems like the greatest friendships are formed when we’re not looking? As a girl, I watched my mother… Read More Let’s talk Friends!
Around here…I’m still in bed. It’s been almost every day of February, and probably 25 of the 31 in January. My health is frail right now. I’m optimistic it won’t stay this way, but it might. Thankfully today’s view, off our balcony (I can look out thru the French door) is Bright. Sunshiney. Cold and… Read More All I Need
I love social media. I do. I love being able to see pics and posts of close friends and family, their kids, their day to day adventures. (I kindof hate tho, the reposting of every pic we looked at last year already…just saying!) I especially love Instagram! I love the format. I love searching hashtags.… Read More Getting all the Likes
I love my Instagram peeps! I enjoy seeing new ideas, yummy food posts, fun gatherings, cute kids and babies…it really is a little sneak peek into a bit of another life. I follow one entrepreneurial minded -and action packed gal whose making a living creating fun things to add positive influences into every day life.… Read More New Outlook
Wow! Its starting already! All the holiday and Christmas posts on social media, tv commercials, and in shops the very minute Halloween is over – I’ve even had moments of panic as the thought of decorating, gift (choosing and) buying,and coordinating of calendars is fast approaching. Every year I remind myself it’s not about the… Read More Approaching the Holidays
How about a quick autumn wreath diy!? Supply List: grapevine wreath – mine measures approximately 7 inches across, 2 fall picks, assorted – I chose 1 with sunflowers and small pumpkin accent, and 1 with beaded corn, linen ribbon 3 1/2 inches wide, wire, fall leaves (they had previously been pressed in a book to… Read More Autumn Wreath DIY