I love the look of open shelving, but I’m afraid I need to stow things behind cupboard doors in order to keep my work surfaces clear, and my mind uncluttered. … Read More An Uncluttered Mind
I like to design and decorate our home so that it is completely in sync with our life changes, no matter how challenging they may be. The changes continue as our lives progress, and so, I would like to share my dream Living Room with you, reader! … Read More Delightful Dreams for the Living Room
My husband claims he has never met anyone who gets so much joy from changing a couple of coffee cups and items around on a few shelves.
I think he secretly loves it that I get so excited, though, because he made the shelves for me, and he is a Big Coffee Drinker! He and I gather here very early every morning to pour a few cups and chat before getting dressed and ready to face the day.
… Read More Hospitality: The Coffee Bar
I told Mike I wanted the antlers, NEEDED to have the antlers. Needed something of the poor, innocent creature that gave his life so men could have deer jerky and sausages. My husband just laughed. I wondered what kind of person I had married.… Read More A Story about Love and Change
And while we wait… we have a Hope and Joy that runs deeper still ♥ I pray all readers will know that kind of Love. … Read More Stirrings of my Heart
I am taking charge of my life; nurturing it, giving myself little rewards when I overcome; hoping that the balance within will reveal itself through the smile on my face, and the gleam in my eyes. … Read More Possessing Godly Character
We always dressed our house up in a bit of Green, for this was Dad’s favorite color. His birthday came with Chocolate cake and Green Ice Cream. After I married, I continued my bringing out of Green from the beginning of March through the 17th. … Read More The Cafe on St. Patrick’s Day
At the least beautiful moments of my life, I have been encouraged by strangers. Embarrassing times. Times when I feel that I have utterly failed. One such stranger uttered a small phrase, “This too, shall pass.”… Read More Unsuspected Encouragement