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Serene Sunday…

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Held to the Same Standard…. Romans 1: 15-22, “So as much as in me is I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are in Rome also. For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: fir it is the power of God unto salvation: to the Jew first and also to […]

Can It Forward Day!…

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I’m so excited to once again participate in the annual – Can It Forward Day! It’s such a wonderful, positive concept. Preserving the harvest and foods for future use is so rewarding.  The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving I’ve been given four gorgeous wide-mouth canning jars to fill and the All New […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am so delighted that you come to visit and join in at the Home and Garden Thursday. I am honored by your participating and visiting. Life has been a roller coaster for me, folks. I shared in Serene Sunday that I went to South Carolina to be with […]

Serene Sunday…

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When Someone You Love Hurts…. It’s a very difficult position to be in when someone you love grieves from the loss of a spouse. My dear sister, Pam, lost her husband on July fourth. The Monday before I received a text letting me know that Randy had gone into the hospital.  They ran tests and […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am so delighted that you come to visit and join in at the Home and Garden Thursday. I am honored by your participating and visiting.  Here are the Top Viewed Posts from last week’s party: Tammy at One More Time Events shared this wonderful farmhouse kitchen caddy – […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday     Hello all, I hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July weekend – summer is definitely here and it is hot! I do so love all of the wonderful patriotic posts, the recipes and so much more – you’re the best.  Here’s a little of what I […]

Chalk Painted Canning Jars…

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Darling Daughter wanted painted Mason jars for her wedding’s decor. She wanted over 50 painted Mason jars…guess who had plenty and guess who ended up painting all of the mason jars…I ended up LOVING the look of the chalk painted Mason jars. Chalk Painted Canning Jars Chalk Painted Jars for Wedding Our youngest daughter envisioned […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   June is winding down! Next, we have Fourth of July! Do you love celebrating America – I do – love this country! I am STILL gathering and cleaning up after my daughter’s wedding – there’s a lot more work in DIY weddings – but a lot more us […]

How to Pick A Ripe Watermelon…

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That Tastes Like Summer One of the great things about summer is all of the fresh fruits and vegetables…I LOVE a good tomato sandwich – that tastes like summer to me. Watermelons, on the other hand are a great favorite of my family – they just love this red, sweet, juicy fruit. My daughters taught […]

French Farmhouse Kitchen Updated…

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I love the look of French Farmhouse…especially in the kitchen. Nearly three years ago, I made some changes to our kitchen but kept the elements that speak French Farmhouse Kitchen to me…I share with you today, some updates…more French updates. French Farmhouse Kitchen Updated To me, what brings the elements of Farmhouse and French decor […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello All! It’s officially summer! Here in the south we’ve been feeling it for quite some time! I have been enjoying the beautiful warm days – truthfully, however, I could do without the humidity! Last weekend our youngest daughter married. It was such a joyous celebration. I share some […]

Collecting French Baskets…

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French Baskets… I love all things vintage…they have a story…they have been loved. I love many things French…there’s a charm and allure to items from and inspired by the French…combine that – I love collecting French baskets! My First French Basket Many, many years ago, we visited a market in Buford, Georgia. The booths were […]

A Wedding in a Sunflower Field…

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A Wedding in a Sunflower Field….A Daughter’s Vision Our youngest daughter just got married. It was such a charming, fun wedding. Her dream of a wedding in a sunflower field came true…with all of the little details to make it the best day of their life. Wedding Plans Our daughter fell in love with the […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   It’s wedding week at A Delightsome Life! Our youngest is getting married Saturday. Today, we’re making flower arrangements! It will be so beautiful! She’s getting married in a sunflower field! One of the wonderful things about being a child of God…is a sense of belonging…God desires a relationship […]

Serene Sunday…

Serene Sunday Spring

The Joy of Belonging When Jesus prayed to God the Father, he was thinking of all those who believed and would believe in him. He was thinking of you. Jesus came because of God’s love for us and because God desired a relationship with us. Jesus came to make this possible. John 17 These words […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   It’s been a while…and it feels good… I’m back to blogging! I have been juggling so many things that have kept me from blogging for much longer than I had expected! I knew I’d get back, but at first it was hard. Time to be creative….was limited…so, I […]

A Summer Wreath…

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Shabby and Neutral I have LOVED my Tulip Spring wreath…I’ve waited until the last minute to replace it. But, it’s time. I found these awesome all-white Magnolia flowers at Hobby Lobby…they with two grapevine wreaths make a lovely, shabby and neutral summer wreath. A Summer Wreath “What are you doing with that?”, Dearest asked…pointing toward the […]

Serene Sunday…

Serene Sunday Spring

Morning! Doesn’t it feel like the world is turning more and more chaotic and angry. You can’t turn on the news or even your television without seeing reports or ads promoting all the violence and rancor going on today. It’s time to unplug and regenerate. If you are a Christian, you’re admonished to follow a […]

Hydrangeas in your Cottage Garden…

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One of the most beautiful flowering shrubs that can be found throughout rural and urban gardens from the south to the north is the Hydrangea. If you want carefree shrubs that bring delight and beauty – you want Hydrangeas in your cottage garden. This year, the Hydrangeas in the Eastern garden are blooming profusely, much […]

HOME AND GARDEN THURSDAY…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello all! I seemed to have had some technical difficulties! So sorry – I couldn’t get to it until this morning! It’s June! Can you believe it! Summer officially is around the corner – but for the most part it has already arrived here at A Delightsome Life…Also, this […]