It is amazing to look back over this very difficult week and see the goodness of God.One thing that God has taught me is that he cares about every detail of our lives.God knew my mom would be in the hospital last Sunday night, and he hand-picked a nurse to care for her. He didn’t pick just any ... Read More about God cares about the details…
Archives for September 2009
Mom’s battle with cancer ended at 2 a.m., September 22, 2009. She did not lose her battle with cancer. She won! She now stands whole and victoriously at the feet of her Savior. We sang hymns in her ears and read scripture to her. We kissed her beautiful face a thousand times. The ... Read More about Her battle is over.
It’s Monday morning, and I am sitting with my mom in the hospital. My sister and dad brought her to the hospital in the middle of the night because she was experiencing extreme pain in her abdomen.They have given her morphine for the pain, and we are waiting for results from an x-ray. She is very ... Read More about There is none better.
When I moved my furniture around in my den this summer, I had a huge wall space above the couch that I needed to fill. I didn’t have money to buy something, but if I did, I would have bought these mirrors from Ballard Designs…. But these are two for $199.00 ! That would be $398.00 plus $38.90 ... Read More about Ballard Designs Inspired Mirror
I just had to share with you some wonderful new dishes I got for my hutch…for FREE! My Aunt Lois, (my dad’s sister), started reading my blog about a month ago, and noticed my love for white dishes. She just happened to have been storing some white dishes in her garage for quite a while that ... Read More about New Dishes for my Hutch
No, not with my mom.My son, Eli.Yesterday while I was at Mom's and the boys were at home with Dad (a fact I just had to add…) he stepped in some hot embers from a bonfire we had on Saturday. He has second degree burns on the bottoms of both of his feet! We were at two different ERs for over 6 hours. ... Read More about Emergency Room Visit!
I spent several months this summer trying to find some curtains for my kitchen windows. I knew that I wanted floor length panels, but I wasn’t sure what type of material I wanted. I thought about black and white buffalo check, but was afraid that would be too bold. I wanted something more ... Read More about Kitchen Curtains
Several days after Mom’s first round of chemo, my sister and I were at Mom’s house helping care for her. We were cleaning the house real good, and trying to get Mom’s fall decorations out around the house. She loves celebrating the seasons and her house is always decorated so ... Read More about How beautiful are the feet…
(Yes, I had to google “connoisseur” to find out the correct spelling!) Could I be a drop cloth connoisseur? The definition is… A connoisseur (Fr. connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning "to be acquainted with" or "to know somebody/something.” Well, when I was ... Read More about Drop Cloth Connoisseur?
Today (Tuesday) I woke up with an uneasy feeling in my stomach. I had spent some time with Mom last night, and though she was doing better than last week, I was still troubled with her condition. Her talking and breathing was very labored, and I worried about the cancer in her lungs.On Tuesdays ... Read More about I’m at the hospital with Mom
I visited a new blog that I enjoyed very much. It’s called Gail’s Decorative Touch. She has only a couple of posts, but she is a lady after my own heart. She can definitely turn trash to treasure. She has gotten amazing deals at auctions… Check out this fireplace mantel she got for $1.00. ... Read More about New Blog Alert!