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Blog posts June 2009

A Good Work

June 26, 2009
My sweet Hubby is hard at work on finishing out the storeroom-turned-studio, but the 100+ degree heat is slowing the work down considerably. He can only work a few hours early in the morning and maybe one in the evening before dark....miserable, wretched heat. The things he is working on now when h…

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Two Years Ago Today!

June 23, 2009
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Yep...today is our 2nd Anniversary!! Hard to believe...it seems like yesterday... And Johnny and I have never been happier!!

I thought it would be fun to look back just a bit on that WONDERFUL day. This was an unapologetic country-style wedding. We wanted it to be casual and r…

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Way Back When-sday: 1979 - My Senior Year

June 17, 2009
1979 - My Senior Year
Today is the perfect day to reminisce about 1979, my Senior year of High School, because this coming Saturday night we will be attending my 30 year High School Reunion!!

Wow, has it really been 30 years...?? I'm afraid so. I've had some mixed emotions about attending this reunio…

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No-Sew Front Door Window Cover

June 16, 2009
Well friends, the progress on Extreme Makeover - Mobile Home Edition continues. We have focused the last two or three weeks primarily on the two storage buildings - one of which will serve as my studio. I'm happy to report that the contents of the original storage building are now safely in their ne…

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The Heat is On!

June 12, 2009
Sweltering is putting it mildly folks. It is HOT here - it has been for a few days and will continue to be through the weekend. Mid - upper 90's with high humidity makes the heat index about 106 degrees! Ugh!!
And with a stroke of timing which is nothing less that abysmal, we are racing to move all…

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And the 31 Day Giveaway Goes to...

June 10, 2009
I used Tara Frey's neat little Random Number Generator (http://bellapink.typepad.com/bella_pink_postcards_from/tarafreycom-random-number-generator.html) to pick the winner of the 31 Day Giveaway, and I am thrilled to announce that....
is the WINNER!!!
Congratulations twinkle!! (I ju…

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31 Days: Day 31 - Happy Birthday Just Bee 'n Me!

June 9, 2009
Hurray!! We made it!!


We met the Challenge! 31 Days of reading Proverbs and posting a favorite passage each and every day! It has been such a blessing for me to do this - thank you so much for coming along for the ride!! And now, it's all culminating in Just Bee 'n Me's 4th Birthday!!!


Wow! I can't…

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31 Days: Day 30 - Metamorphosis Monday & the Giveaway!!

June 8, 2009

Welcome Friends!

I'm so excited to be participating in duel gatherings today - I'm joining Cindy at My Romantic Home for her 2nd Monday Giveaway Party today and I'm also presenting a CUTE no-sew makeover project for Susan's Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch!!


There are only 2 days le…

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31 Days: Day 29 - Happy Sunday!

June 7, 2009

"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
Proverbs 29:18


I especially love this verse in the Amplified version:


"Where there is no vision [no redemptive revelation of God], the people perish; but he who keeps the law [of God, which includes that of man]--bl…

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31 Days: Day 28 - My Prayer for You

June 6, 2009
Hello Friends!! That is indeed my prayer for all of you- "that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight."
I have precious little time tonight for this post so I am simply going to post a few verses from Proverbs 28 - I pray they will touch you...

"He who conceals his…

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31 Days: Day 31 - We Made It! - Happy Birthday Just Bee 'n Me!

June 6, 2009



Hurray!! We made it - we met the Challenge! 31 Days of reading Proverbs and posting a favorite passage each and every day! It has been such a blessing for me to do this - thank you so much for coming along for the ride!! And now, it's all culminating in Just Bee 'n Me's 4th Birthday!!! Wow! I can't…

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31 Days: Day 27 - More Than You'll Ever Know

June 5, 2009
HUGS to all of you dear friends!! I have posted this image in the past, but thought it was appropriate to repost for Day 27 of my 31 Day Challenge - you'll soon see why. HUGS (Hearts United in Grace and Spirit) was an important part of the women's ministry that I co-founded in Colorado in 2003. Wit…

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31 Days: Day 26 - Mixed Bag

June 4, 2009
Hi friends! Well, just a few things to catch you up on before I share my 31 Day Challenge portion (which by the way has only 4 day remaining after today!!)

A LOT has been going on in our lives behind the blog that is vitally important for our continued progress on our huge mobile home makeover. Sever…

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31 Days: Day 25 - Illustration Friday: Adapt

June 3, 2009

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"To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard wor…

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31 Days: Day 24 - Treasures

June 2, 2009
Howdy y'all! Welcome to Day 24 of my 31 Day Challenge - I've read a chapter of Proverbs each day and posted my favorite verse(s) from each chapter for 24 days straight so far... thank so much to those of you have stopped by during this journey!!
Proverbs 24 is a great chapter, and it has one of my al…

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31 Days: Day 23 - June, Already?

June 1, 2009
(My June illustration from the "My Cup Runneth Over" calendar - I just love the look of vintage goodies piled up at a flea market or antique shop!)


Hi friends!! First of all, I can't believe it is already June...I know I say that every month, but wow, time is fleeting to say the least!
Secondly I …

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31 Days: Day 22 - The Right Path

May 31, 2009




"Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."
Proverbs 22:6 (NLT)
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This is a precious promise to pray over your children of any age - I want to encourage you to stand on this promise and believe it!

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