Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  “Do not be afraid. I am bringing you good news that will be a great joy to all the people. Today your Savior was born in the town of David. He is Christ, the Lord.  This is how you will know him: You will find a baby wrapped in pieces of cloth and lying in a feeding box.”  Luke 2:10-12 New Century Version “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son….

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READ::WATCH::LISTEN::FOLLOW – December 2016

READ::WATCH::LISTEN::FOLLOW – December 2016

With all the visual and written media flying around these days, it can be hard to decide what to choose, what might be worth a little of our precious time.  Behold!  The Read::Watch::Listen::Follow link up!  My friend Sheila hosts this every month, and the linked posts are chock full of great recommendations.  Here are mine for this month. READ:  I’ve read some GREAT books over the last few weeks!  I plan to post my “Books Read in November” list tomorrow,…

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Cozy Fashion for the Holidays

Cozy Fashion for the Holidays

Y’all won’t be surprised if I tell you I bought another pair of LuLaRoe leggings.  Really though.  I own only a few pair, but I DO love them!  And when I saw these over at Brittney & Teresa’s LuLaRoe group, I just HAD to have them!  Here’s how I’m styling them. This is my favorite way to wear LuLaRoe leggings.  A little crazy can go a long way, so I like for just a bit of them to peek out…

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Currently – December 2016

Currently – December 2016

Hooray for a new Currently link up!  Here’s what I’m currently up to! Doing:  Visiting new friends in beautiful Thomasville, Georgia!  I met some ladies at the #READSavannah event back in September, and two of them live in Thomasville.  I had been here once before and discovered a delightful downtown area with loads of unique shops and some of the best food I’ve ever eaten.  (I’m looking at you, Jonah’s Fish and Grits!)  I’m here now to invest in these…

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DIY Advent Wreath

DIY Advent Wreath

Christmas is coming!  Christmas is coming!  It’s a wonderful time of year, and it can also be a hectic time of year.  Several years ago our family began observing Advent as a way of  slowing things down and focusing on Jesus, the REAL reason for this amazing season. Here’s a great little video that gives a quick overview of Advent. As you saw in yesterday’s post, we got our Advent wreath set up and lit the first candle yesterday, the…

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Plan To Eat – HALF PRICE!

Plan To Eat – HALF PRICE!

A few weeks ago I talked about how much I love Plan To Eat, a program that allows me to easily capture and file recipes I find online.  It’s also a fantastic meal planning and shopping tool.  Here’s some big news!  PLAN TO EAT IS AVAILABLE AT HALF PRICE THIS WEEKEND!  This is the only time you can save on this amazing tool. Read my post about it here. Then click HERE to check it all out!  This is a…

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Thanksgiving Baking & Forgetting Rule #2

Thanksgiving Baking & Forgetting Rule #2

I’m totally laughing at myself right now, so I just HAD to come over here and leave a quick note!  Remember those basic rules of cooking that my mom taught me?  Yep.  I just went and totally blew #2: read the recipe all the way through BEFORE you begin! I’m making Southern Living’s Ambrosia Pudding Pie for Thanksgiving.  My pumpkin pies are already baked and cooling on a rack, so I started in on the ambrosia pudding pie.  First step: …

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Chinwag #1: Of Kittens and Wrap Skirts and Recliners

Chinwag #1: Of Kittens and Wrap Skirts and Recliners

  Hey there!  Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair!  It’s time for a chinwag! “Chinwag” is one of those fun words we picked up when we lived in England.  It means “a friendly conversation, a chat.”  I contacted one of my English friends (Hi, Mary!) yesterday to make sure I had the definition and connotation right.  She confirmed that it truly does mean just a chat, not a mean-spirited gossip session.  Yay! First up I have…

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READ::WATCH::LISTEN::FOLLOW – November

READ::WATCH::LISTEN::FOLLOW – November

It’s time for a fun link up with Sheila at Making the Most of Every Day to share what we’re reading, watching, listening to, and following!   READ:  Right now I’m reading Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.  Well, I’m listening to the audio book, so I’m going to count that as reading.  It’s a great book!  It tells the story of  ever-so-British Major (Retired) Ernest Pettigrew and his budding friendship with Mrs. Ali, a Pakistani woman who runs a shop in…

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