Friday Fun Again!

Each week, Hilary at Feeling Beachie lists four statements with a blank for you to fill in on your own blogs. If you want to join the fun and come up with four fill in’s of your own, please email them to her at She will  add you as co-host to the hop if she uses them! This week’s co-host is Ali from Daughter-in-Law Diaries - she came up with the last two statements! This week’s statements: 1. when I was little I was called ___ 2. ___are my favorite candy 3. If I … [Read more...]


If I have said it before I will say it again----I lead a charmed life.  I really do.  But it has not come without a few bumps in the road along the way.  I choose to move on from those and not dwell on them which has worked out well for me.  I like the way I feel when I do not think about the negative things that have happened in the past. Then a week hits that reminds me what kind of world we live in.  A world that has a lot of sadness and challenges.  A world that offers up unfair things to … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Teapot Tuesday–What Happens if I Rub This One?

Gotta love the different sizes and shapes that teapots can take!!!  This one is the Aladdin style and features a beautiful almost Carolina blue color.  Maybe that is why I fell in love with it!!!  Another Hall offering to complement my collection!   … [Read more...]

Reynolda Ramblings

Ever been to Reynolda Village, Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda House and Museum of American Art in Winston Salem????   I can now say that I have been!  On my recent trip to North Carolina I met my best friend Ann for the day and we explored all that this great area had to offer. Reynolda House is the restored 1917 home of Katherine Smith Reynolds and her husband Richard Joshua Reynolds who was founder of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.   The home is furnished in period furnishings and has … [Read more...]

Beach Time

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Baby Planes and UHauls—We Got It Done!

Chris and I know how to have adventures.  No doubt about it!  My first leg of the latest adventure started out here. From there (Mason City, Iowa) I went to Minneapolis and then on to Dayton, Ohio where I awaited the arrival of my dearly beloved later on in the evening.  A quick cab ride and we picked up this. A 20 footer to fill with treasures from our storage unit that we have had since April in Lima, Ohio ---filled with wonderful treasures from Chris's dad's house.  A quick trip … [Read more...]

A Few of My Favorite Things

From time to time I like to share with my faithful readers some of the great things that I have come across that make a difference in my life.  Today I am going to highlight a few things that are indeed, my favorite things.  Here we go!!!!  (Oh and by the way---no compensation or any recognition from any of the folks that may have any connection with any of these items!!! Just my personal favs!) 1. The Quirky Power Curl cord storage thingy for my MacBook Air!! This thing is GENIUS!  I love … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday—Reflections

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Teapot Tuesday

I am on a Hall teapot roll lately and have to feature a couple that are now in my collection!  This sweet burgandy with gold accents 6 cupper was a great Ebay find and I got it for a steal!   … [Read more...]