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Planning a Wedding…

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In a Sunflower Field We are so delighted that my youngest daughter is now engaged to her bestfriend. We’ve known for a while that they were making plans for their future…now it’s official. We’re planning a wedding. My Daughter’s Vision   Her fiance’s family has a sunflower field – beautifully situated with bands of hay […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday It’s July! What!? It seemed winter would not let go for the longest and now we’re into summer – and what a summer it is. Here in the South, we’ve experienced extreme heat with high humidity. Let me tell you, that’s an uncomfortable combination. Then there’s the evening thunderstorms. […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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I hope you all are having a wonderful week! We’re nearly done with the beautiful month of June and today it is exquisite. The weather is unusually cool and the humidity is low. So much more refreshing after the very hot, hazy and humid days with the heat index above 100 degrees! I am thoroughly […]

Blogging – When You Get off Track…

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I never really meant for it to happen… In December 2014 I received a call asking if I wanted to be Board Chairperson for…a very important Board in our County. As I listened, I weighed the idea – the cost to us as a family, the time it would take, the exposure it would bring […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am so delighted by all of the wonderful posts shared last week! I am amazed at all of your talent, cooking skills, and creativeness. It is such a joy and an honor to have you share with Home and Garden Thursday!  I am delighted to introduce my latest […]

135 Custom Furniture…

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I am so delighted to share with you my latest sponsor, 135 Custom Furniture. I am doubly excited, because this talented DIY furniture maker is my Son-in-Law Barak Wood!  Early on when dating my daughter, he built her a beautiful bookcase. This was something she needed at the time and he did such a wonderful […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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This past week was a special one for Dearest and I. It was our anniversary and we celebrated a wonderful Father’s Day. If you’ve read my blog earlier this year, Dearest became very sick for months and we didn’t know what was going on. Now, we know and he’s recovering – enjoying life as he […]

For the Love of Lavender…

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Visiting a Lavender Farm and Festival in Central Georgia It was happenstance. I was finishing off a day at work; I made a phone call to a wholesale florist I knew seeking lavender. My friend overheard me and said there was a Lavender farm nearby and not only that but there would be a Lavender […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   We’ve had an exciting week here at A Delightsome Life! This past weekend, my daughter said yes to her best friend. They will be married about a year from now! We are so happy! Also, my eldest daughter and I went to a Lavender Farm Festival. I was […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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We had such an amazing weekend! My eldest daughter and I went to a Lavender Festival – it was charming! It’s their second year and I can see it expanding beautifully. Of course, we came home with bundles of freshly cut Lavender! Also, the biggest news is that my youngest daughter became engaged to her […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello! It’s June! Wow! Time certainly is flying by – now we’re in the midst of all things summer, gardening, vacationing, and I’m loving it! Father’s Day is just around the corner and so is our anniversary! Dearest and I will be celebrating 28 years. I had the opportunity […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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It is such a pleasant day. I am sitting at our dining table with the doors opened as well as the living room’s doors opened. There’s a fan blowing, birds chirping – actually, House Wrens fussing at something. Cars passing by, and clouds floating overhead. It’s a mild morning, for a southern day in June. […]

What Makes a Beautiful Garden…

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Curated Board for Hometalk Beautiful Gardens Board on Hometalk We are drawn to them. They cause us to pause. They cause us to want to linger and to explore. Gardens are a delight and in many cases an extension of the home. But, what makes a beautiful garden? I was asked to curate a board […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday It’s June! These days are swiftly passing by! The children are now on summer vacation, we are probably planning family vacations and spending more time outdoors. We’ve had some amazing thunderstorms this week – and this morning, the sky is clear, the air is cool and clean and the […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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Happy first day of June! This year is flying by so fast! Each day I just want time to slow down a bit so I can enjoy every bit of it! Most of the talk now is gardening, outdoors, lightening indoor decor and care…we’re in a summer state of mind! It’s lovely! I hope you […]