Cozy Fall Mantel

Happy Thursday friends! It’s a big day around here. My third baby turns 16 and takes his test to get his license this morning. Praying he passes!! He’s a pretty good driver, so I really have no doubt. I have mixed feelings about all of this. I’m happy to be doing less toting around of him AND his brother (they have very similar schedules), but I’m terrified when I think about him being out their on his own among all the other crazy drivers.¬† ūüėĮ But, anywho!! That’s what it’s all about mamas. They grow up and do new things and we learn to pray harder and harder with every passing year.
Wow, I didn’t mean to chat for that long, but there ya go! Today I’m sharing a few more shots of our fall mantel, and some more details. I’ve really started to settle into what I like design wise as of late. It’s somewhat eclectic, but not. Ha! Some might say modern farmhouse, others might say cozy minimalist. Maybe a combo of those. I’m definitely in a less is more phase, and I do like some history thrown in, but I also like a little bit of modern thrown in as well. Whatever you want to call it, it makes sense to me and I like it, and that’s all that matters!! So, for what it is, here is my version of a cozy fall mantel.
Cozy Fall Mantel
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Frazzled JOY Fall Home Tour 2017

Hey friends!! I know, I know, it’s not quite officially fall, but it really is starting to feel like it more and more here (ignore the few 90 degree days we have had), and I am loving it!!
Maybe you haven’t started decorating for fall yet, maybe you haven’t even thought about it. Maybe, your whole house is decked out in pumpkins right now. No matter where you are, I hope that you will be inspired today because that’s what it’s all about really!! Today I am sharing my home all cozied up for fall and I’ve joined a great group of bloggers who are also sharing their homes this week. Be sure to check out all the inspiration by following the links at the end of this post!!
If this is your first time here, welcome! Please take a minute and look around!!
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Fall Tablescape in Shades Of Blue

Hey friends! How’s the weather where you are?? We have had several days with cooler temps and I am loving it! Maybe you don’t know but I LOVE fall. I really do think it’s my favorite season. Today I’m teaming up with several other talented friends to bring you some fall tablescape inspiration! It’s never too early to start planning for those family get-togethers happening at your house this year!

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It’s Friday…

But Sunday’s Comin.

Today is Good Friday – the day we remember the sacrifice that Jesus chose in the cross. ¬†I am so very thankful that Jesus chose to be obedient to The Father and die on the cross for my sins. ¬†I found this video a couple of years ago, and maybe you’ve seen it or heard the sermon before but it is so powerful, and I love it so I am sharing it. ¬†Feel free to share it with others, it is such a good testimony to the whole celebration of the crucifixion and the resurrection. ¬†

 

What a blessing for us, that we know Sunday’s comin. ¬†Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend celebrating The Risen Savior!!
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Happy Birthday Jesus!!

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all¬†the Roman empire the inhabited earth. ¬†This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city. Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, in order to register along with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child. While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.¬† In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is¬†MessiahChrist the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest,
And on earth peace among men of good willwith whom He is pleased.”
When the angels had gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds began saying to one another, “Let us go straight to Bethlehem then, and see this thing that has happened which the Lord has made known to us.” So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger. When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child. And all who heard it wondered at the things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart. The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.
Luke 2:1-20
Happy Birthday Jesus!!  Merry Christmas from our family to yours!!

 

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