Happy New Year!

I wish 2011 to be a grace-filled and blessed year for you all.

If you want to see some truely beautiful decor and photos … check out the blog Creative Journey.  She’s got some amazing talent.  While you’re there, enter her giveaway for a set of six beautifully monogrammed napkins.

I hope to have a new post tomorrow of my great Goodwill find.  I”m trying to get it cleaned a little for the “after” shots.  🙂

Here’s Your Sign …

Hey! Click yourself right on over to Type A Decorating and enter the giveaway for a fantastic sign from Everyday Blessings.  Awesome gift.  You have until 31 December 2010 to enter the contest.  Winner will be announced on 1 January 2011.  What a way to start the new year!  While you’re there, check out the older posts. You’ll love this blog.

 

 

Merry Christmas!

Bluebird Notes giveaway …

Hop on over to Bluebird Notes and check out the blog.  It’s such a great one.  Also, she’s having a giveaway drawing for Christmas ornaments from TinselShop.  You absolutely must visit this delightful shop.

Bellamere Cottage giveaway …

Hey! Check out Bellamere Cottage blog! There’s a great giveaway going on over there in addition to being a GREAT blog!

Thanksgiving …

 

There’s nothing like an animal’s unconditional, unbiased, non-judgmental love … God made them for us … and I’m very thankful …
  
Baby … Quaker parrot …  

 

 

 

 Zoey …   

 

Rudy … 
 
Miss Cleo (tuxedo) and Mister (tabby) …  

 Mister never stops trying to impress Miss Cleo … and Miss Cleo never stops playing hard to get 🙂 …

 

  

Samson …

I’m thankful for …

This is Thanksgiving week and I’m thankful for quite a bit.  Here are a few things.  The view from my back porch:
 
  
    

The firepit that the Lord blessed me with the ability to build. I can promise you there are some HUGE rocks here.  Some weigh more than 70 pounds!

  

My flower gardens: