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And the 31 Day Giveaway Goes to...

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!

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!!


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!


"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

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 27 - More Than You'll Ever Know

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

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


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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

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?

(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





"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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31 Days: Day 21 - Happy Birthday Rick!

If you haven't figured it out yet, May is birthday month in our family - both my brothers and my Mom! Two weeks ago we celebrated my younger brother's 40th birthday, five days ago it was my Mom's, 71st and today it's my older brother Rick's 50th birthday! In honor of Rick's big 5-0 milestone I wante…

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31 Days: Day 20 - Junkin' Proverb!


Yep folks - there's even a Proverb for Junkers!! :o)
(from Proverbs 20 - Day 20 of my 31 Day Challenge):
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"The shopper says, "That's junk—I'll take it off your hands," then goes off boasting of the bargain."

Proverbs 20:14
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...been there...done…

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31 Days: Day 19 - Giving


For Day 19 of my 31 Day Challenge (read a chapter a day in Proverbs and post my favorite verse(s) each day for 31 days) I was drawn to this verse from Proverbs 19, and this sets the entire tone for this post:

"He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done."

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31 Days: Day 18 - Illustration Friday: Cracked

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The Illustration Friday topic this week is "Cracked"...and almost instantly I thought of cracked teacups. I love teacups (I think they are lovely little works of art), and just because a teacup may be cracked or chipped, it can still be used for a variety of things -…

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31 Days: Day 17 - Friendship & Happy Birthday Mom!


Day 17 of my 31 Day Challenge brings us to one of my most favorite Proverbs of all - Proverbs 17:17:

"A friend loves at all times..."

I have so much I would like to say about friendship, but time is not on my side at this moment. Suffice to say that I have been abundantly blessed with friendships...…

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31 Days: Day 16 - Metamorphosis Monday!

Hello friends! I am SO EXCITED to be participating in my very first Metamorphosis Monday!! Susan over at Between Naps on the Porch is the gracious, sweet hostess for this weekly makeover event, so please be sure and head over there to see LOTs of other fun, inspiring makeover projects!
For my first …

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31 Days: Day 15 - Sneak Peek at My Week!

Howdy friends! Just wanted to share a quick "Sneak Peek at My Week" to let you in on some of the fun stuff I have coming up!! (I'm still posting every day during the 31 Day Challenge, so there'll be new goodies each & every day!)
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1) I'll be participating Monday morning …

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31 Days: Day 14 - It's Late...


Hi guys! We spent the entire morning mowing the property then had to head out of town to my brother's place to celebrate his 40th birthday with him...(he was out of town last week on his actual birthday). We just got home at about 11:00 PM and sweet hubby has to be up at 3:45 AM for work - so, this …

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31 Days: Day 13

You never know what you'll find on YouTube....______________________________I really struggled today with what verse(s) to share, but I found this teeny video of Proverbs 13:9 and kept coming back to it, so I have to trust that this is the verse for today...______________________________I pr…

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