Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sunday Service

Believe - to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something; although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so. (from

Acts 16:31 - And they said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. (from Bible KJV)

The dictionary definition is not so far from the Bible's teachings.  The concordance in the Bible lists 133 verses using a form of the word Believe.  Powerful word.  I love reading about this word.  Reminds me that I can't see the Lord but believing in him gives me an inner peace that he is watching over me and my family every minute of the day. Thank you Jesus.

(photo credit: Country Sampler Magazine Online)

Friday, November 26, 2010

Tree Trimmings

I have always been the one to put up my tree the weekend before Thanksgiving to lets just say, get the job out of the way.When my kids were growing up we always had a big tree. Lots to decorate and take down.  Now that they are grown and gone, I wanted to just have a simple little tree for me and Bearman. I got my wish.  My hubby calls it, the Charlie Brown tree. To me it looks like an alpine tree you would see in the Colorado mountains.  I love it.  See what you think.....before & after.....I would like to hear what kind of tree tradition you have.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sexiest Man Alive

People Magazine just came out with this year's sexiest man alive.  It is Ryan Reynolds.  Even though I do like Ryan Reynolds, I would like to put out there in the universe this guy called Tom Welling.  He plays Clark Kent in the CW TV series Smallville as Superman.  Take a look. Just saying! 
(photo credit: TV Guide)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Favorite Quotes.......

A few of my favorites quotes:

"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" -   Robert Schuller

"Jumping for Joy is good exercise." - Unknown

"Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry." - Unknown

(photo credit:  Country Living Magazine Online)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Holiday Time

It's that time of year again.  The Holidays.  The time you spend with family and friends at get-togethers, parties or just at home with the hunny and kids.  Stores have already decorated and set out stuff for Christmas which gets me in the mood.  Breaking out the Christmas CD's as we speak.  My favorites, of course, is Amy Grant's.  I have all of hers.  If you know me personally, you would of guessed that.  Last year I ran across Marie Osmond's.  It is a good one too. So now I need to get out a pen and paper and start making my list.  Let's try to make this holiday season a little less stressful. 

Here is my list of suggestions:
1.  Make list, check it twice.......ha,ha
2.  Shop local
3.  Shop at the "later" times that the stores offer now
4.  Buy wrapping paper, bows and tape now so you don't find yourself out at the last minute

(Photo credit: Country Sampler Mag Online)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

60 years married!

Yesterday we went to my in-law's 60th wedding anniversary party.  Lots of family and friends met us to celebrate this monumental accomplishment.  This day and age, being married 60 years is unheard of.  But, they did it and congrats to them.  I am on my second marriage so to get to 60 years married I will be.....I think dead!  But anyway, aren't they a cute couple?

 (Photo credit: Jim Newell) 
Thanks Jim for the photos!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

WWCreate & WWCook

I love when it's time to receive my Where Women Create magazine (available now).  If you have seen this magazine before, you know it features the creative spaces of women who create items that make them happy.  I have my own creative space in an upstairs bedroom.  This space is just for me.  I can work on jewelry, do scrapbook pages and write pages for my romance novel all within my own little space.  I don't have to worry about putting anything away.  Consider creating your own little corner if you don't already have one.  

For those who like to cook, premiering Dec 1st is Where Women Cook magazine.  It features women who love to cook and they showcase their very own kitchens for inspiration.  You might want to check it out.

Happy creating and happy cooking !