I really had no idea what to expect from this book. Our married couples small group began reading this book as the focus for our eight week spring meeting season. What I discovered is that “Taste and See” is a journey of discovery, hospitality and community. The gift of hospitality is not a natural strengthContinue reading “REVIEW OF TASTE AND SEE: DISCOVERING GOD AMONG BUTCHERS BAKERS AND FRESH FOOD MAKERS By: Margaret Feinberg”
I simply love this quote by Coco Chanel! One short sentence that says so much! As women we sometimes need a little reminder to never sell ourselves short. Never lower your standards to fit the desires of others. And…more importantly, wear those heels, because you are always fabulous in a great pair of shoes!
I recently decided the time had come for a DIY front door makeover. Over the past 11 years, our front door has had a lot of use. Family and friends have been welcomed into our home through a beautiful red door. At least it used to be beautiful. Afternoon sun, hurricanes, a 1000 year floodContinue reading “DIY FRONT DOOR MAKEOVER WITH SPRAY PAINT”
What a beautiful world we can create by spreading love. It is a powerful thing to consider how to influence those around us in a positive way. Be kind, be humble, love others and always leave things and people better than when you found them!
Where do you want to be when the spring air is warm, humidity is low, calendar is empty and your daughter has the day off? The obvious answer is lunching in Savannah! Our youngest daughter is quite busy working full time and going to school online. Her days off are usually filled with all ofContinue reading “LUNCHING IN SAVANNAH”
Sometimes nothing is exactly what one plans to do. And…sometimes one does nothing because there is no plan. We must know the difference. Achievement and success, whether big or small, do not happen by accident. Make a plan, execute it and see it all the way through! Be a finisher and turn your nothing intoContinue reading “WHAT COMES OF NOTHING?”
What could strolling, shopping, a wine bar and a brewery have in common? The answer is a visit to a lovely little town called Sylva, North Carolina. On our most recent visit to our cabin in Maggie Valley, we ventured out to the Town of Sylva. We were pleasantly surprised by all that this townContinue reading “STROLLING, SHOPPING, WINE BAR AND A BREWERY”
We so often talk of being busy, but what does that really mean? It is very easy to confuse activity with productivity. Make sure that what you are doing is productive and leading you in the direction you wish to go. Don’t waste time on things that don’t move you closer to your goals.
It’s hard to believe that one year ago we were all facing a new normal. Isolation and masks became the focus of our attention. Spring, pollen and Easter dresses were all but forgotten. As I think back, I don’t even remember being happy about the warmer weather. The pollen that covers everything in the southContinue reading “SPRING, POLLEN AND EASTER DRESSES”
How much fun are you to be around? Be an encourager and affirm the value of other people. When you put this into practice, you will literally change the environment around you and light up the room! Be someone with whom others are glad to be in your presence!