Monthly Archives: July 2012

Family

These pictures made me smile… Sometimes we need some visual reminders that we’re all family in this our Brightwood Cottage, and we all love each other dearly.               Just a reminder to you all … Continue reading

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Blue shoes and happiness

If you are a female type reading this blog, there’s a pretty good chance you like shoes. I am guilty of that fascination, and as the purchasing parent (aka shopper) I get to fulfill that desire without necessarily filling my … Continue reading

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Zucchini and what to do with it

Starting pretty soon there’s going an excess of zucchini in summer gardens. So I have an easy recipe to add to your arsenal of zucchini consuming recipes. It’s from Taste Of Home, August/September 2012 – Zucchini Onion Pie. Whisk the following … Continue reading

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Construction

There’s a reason it’s been kind of quiet in these parts – at least on this blog. Our house is another matter. Last week was punctuated with lots of dull thuds, crashing concrete, whining saws and hammer blows. We’re back … Continue reading

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Take a chance…

If you’re anything like me,  you  love flowers. I have lots of pots filled with various flowering arrangements all over my patio and in my yard. This hobby gets rather expensive, so I’m always on the hunt for a bargain. … Continue reading

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Be still for the presence of the Lord

When did you last feel you were standing on holy ground when entering the presence of God? Something to think about…. ~Lora

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My non-Pintrest 4th of July

I’m on Better Homes and Garden’s email list, so I get updates regularly showing pretty before and afters, cool gardening ideas, color schemes for your rooms and lots of quick and easy cooking recipes.  The last few updates have been … Continue reading

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