The Gift That Gives Forever {Giveaway Winner Announced}

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-{ Well, that was easy! The winner of the $20 DaySpring Giveaway is Ashley H. Congratulations, Ashley! }- One of the greatest things about our celebration of Christmas is that the Gift we celebrate is one that gives and gives through all eternity.  Love came down in the humblest of fashions, in the form of a tiny baby…lived a humble life…died a humble, even humiliating death.  To think that the Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 24 :: DIY Black Furniture and A Message

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Each day is full of new lessons to learn, victories to celebrate, and mistakes to keep one humble {oh, and teach us a thing or two}.  I’ve been quiet this week, it started with a 2-day migraine and the rest has been the worst case of insomnia I’ve ever had for a week straight. At my age, 2-4 hours a night is not going to cut it.  I had to use what reliable mental energy I had for feeding my Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 20 :: Cute Fall Color Plus a Giveaway

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If you ever attended a Southern Living at Home party back in the day you probably saw the Petals of Light candle holders.  These were a favorite with customers.  I was a consultant for a while {as well as for it’s sister/spin-off company, with which it has now merged to become Willow House}.  Anyway, probably during a special deal I picked up a number of these cute little sets. They were Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 19 :: Organizing Spices {Done}

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Remember this little project from this post? I reached my little baby-step goal of getting it organized before I went to bed…BEHOLD! I found out some little things like I had 2 full bottles plus a bag of dried bay leaves {good thing I’m planning to make some pickling spice and rework my refrigerator pickles}.  I also still had a couple of things that contained onion powder and garlic Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 17 :: About Taking That Next Step

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October has been all about progress, just moving forward, taking the next step {whether it’s a baby step or a giant leap}. If you’re like me, thinking about everything that needs to be done, everything you want to do, everything God’s calling you to do, and everything you dream of doing can be pretty overwhelming. When you look too much at the big picture it just seems too huge sometimes – maybe Continue Reading