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 between … [Read more...]

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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. We had one last night, a … [Read more...]

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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 enjoying this exquisite day! Thank you so much for … [Read more...]

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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 to me...etc...Remember, I truly LOVE my quiet life. But, I also … [Read more...]

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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 sponsor 135 Custom Furniture owned by my … [Read more...]

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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 job with it. He has shown himself … [Read more...]

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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 had before. I am so very grateful - we've shared 28 years … [Read more...]

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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 Festival there in a couple weeks. A Lavender farm … [Read more...]

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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 over the moon when I found out there was a Lavender … [Read more...]

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A Return to Loveliness

Waterlogue 1.1.4 (1.1.4)
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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 sweetheart Saturday! It was so romantic! He … [Read more...]

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