Vignettes and Friendships…

In the sweet little Instagram community that I am a part of, we post a lot of “vignettes”.  I love this definition I found for “vignette” – a brief but powerful scene. A good vignette leaves you wanting more.  Today, I want to write about vignettes and friendships.  I don’t know how this is going to turn out but the Holy Spirit deposited it in my heart this morning, so here goes! Continue reading

Screened Porches and Real Rest…

It’s time to blog about my most recent #salvageswagger project.  This is an Instagram contest in which we (a group of bloggers), encourage people to repurpose something not so great into something great, for under $20. We pick a winner each Thursday.  Last time around I made a big sign for my front porch and then my back porch started the whining…”what about me?”.   So in order to shut him up, I did something for him this time around. Continue reading

Life on the Shady Grove Home Tour

Our home was recently featured on so I thought I would share the tour here as well!

  Welcome to our Life on the Shady Grove…come on in and visit for awhile and I will tell you all about our “pretend” old, white farmhouse.2015-05-27_0001   We purchased our home in 2010 as a foreclosure.  The Lord knew the desires of our heart and He blessed us in ways that we could not have imagined.  Every time I pull in the driveway, or walk in the front door, I thank Him all over again! Continue reading