If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Friday, February 28, 2020

SkyWatch Friday




This is from back in January.  
I so love bright blue skies and white clouds.

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Cathy

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thankful Thursday



Things I'm thankful for this week:

***Beautiful Skies



***Puppy Snuggles




***Homemade Pizza

***That my sister's fall only caused a strain to her knee and nothing was broken.

So, what are you thankful for this week?

Cathy



Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tuesday 4 Meme

The art of Mary Petty for New Yorker covers.

1.  You're having a lovely dinner party for friends and family.  What will you serve for appetizers, main course and dessert?
I would probably serve a salad and lasagna and chocolate cake.  Very simple and easy.

 2. Snow storm!    You've got house guests and you're all stuck inside for the night. What do you prepare for dinner.  Will you  watch a movie? Which?
Again, it would be something simple, maybe I'd get hubby to make chili if we have the fixings.  Most like we'd just relax and talk unless they wanted to watch a movie.  If so, they would get to pick.

3. We are going into New York City for the weekend. Where do you want to go?
I'd want it to be during the Christmas season and go to Rockefeller Center and see a Broadway play.

4. You are going to night school.  They offer courses in writing short stories, painting,   piano  or guitar lessons,simple home repairs,baking, and gardening.
Which do you pick  ( or make up one of your own)  and why?
Maybe piano.  I already play, but I'd like to learn more about chording and some of the other things I never learned.

Cathy

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Thankful Thursday


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Today I am thankful for:

** A fun evening celebrating Valentines Day with hubby and friends listening to country music and eating good food.

** Monday morning watching a movie on Netflix while hubby was doing stuff on his computer.  Watched a little movie called Scales which was pretty cute.  Probably a little juvenile, but I liked it anyway.

** So glad to have Monday off of work.  These 3 day weekends are something I could really get used to.

**  So thankful for 31 years of marriage to my hubby...so blessed!

This Was Then


And This Is Now

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Cathy


Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tuesday 4 Meme - Toiletries and Cosmetics


1. What brand of shampoo do you think works best for you and what does it do for you?
I use Suave Rosemary & Mint Invigorating Clean Shampoo.  It cleans my hair well and it's not very expensive.  

2. Do you have a favorite  brand and shade of lipstick and blush?
Actually I rarely use lipstick or blush, as I rarely wear make-up at all. Mostly I use EOS Lip Balm Stick.  If and when I use blush, it's kind of a pinky color.

3. Is soap your favorite for face washing or do you use other products?
This probably sounds bad, but I usually just use water for my face and it does very well for me.  My skin is pretty dry and soap or other products dry me out even more.

4. Do you have an all time favorite perfume or scent that you wear? If you don't wear perfumes, is there a scent that you love in general?  Again, I rarely wear perfume (I guess I'm just a very plain kind of person), but one I used to wear a lot was Bath and Body Works Moonlight Path.  I also like their shampoo, body soap and lotion.

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Cathy


Friday, February 14, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thankful Thursday

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Things I'm thankful for right now:

** Our spring Bible study starts in just a few weeks. Looking forward to do Kelly Minter's "Finding God Faithful."

** The ladies in our Bible study group.  They are the most awesome women.  I love how they post prayer requests and you just know everyone is praying for you.  Some of the sweetest ladies I know.

**  It's been almost 4 years since I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer.  I am so blessed to still be here and to be cancer free as far as we know.  There were so many people all over the world praying for me at that time (including some of you) and you will never know how much that meant to me and my hubby.  Just so blessed to be apart of the family of God.  Can't imagine how people live without relying on God.

**  Pandora radio - I'm currently listening to a station I've made up of mostly Southern Gospel Music, which is my favorite and also plenty of contemporary music mixed in.

**  As always, I'm thankful for my hubby, both girls and my grandson!  And as Stacy says, I'm thankful for each one of you!

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful day!!

Cathy

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday 4 - Reading is Fundamental

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1.  Do you have some favorite books to share?(if you don't read, how about favorite TV programs or movies?)
Anything written by Lori Wick (especially Pretense and Sophie's Heart) or Dee Henderson (the O'Malley Series).

2.  When looking for  a book(or program) what things do you look for?
I enjoy biographies about interesting people, but mostly I just enjoy light, fun, and a little romance kind of stories. As far as TV, I like things like NCIS and Survivor (sometimes) and some cooking shows.

3.  Does the cover of a book make a difference or help you choose?(or do trailers help you decide on a TV or movie program?)
Yes, the covers can entice me or turn me off.  But now that I read on a Kindle most of the time, the covers don't matter.  And yes, trailers do help me choose TV shows or movies.

4.  What is your favorite genre of book, TV or movie? That is, is it science fiction, romance, mystery, true story, biography? 
Christian romance and biographies.

Cathy

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Thankful Thursday

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I’m thankful for many things, but today I’m going to lust just one.  I am so thankful for the almost 48 hours we had with Colton and Kerri this weekend. I just feel so blessed for the hours we had together and the time to play with Colton and talk with Kerri. It was just so nice.

After his haircut 

All ready for his haircut 

Being goofy on the floor

Lucy protecting him in bed


Papaw and Colton playing finger puppets

Gigi and Colton watching TV and he's eating popcorn and an orange

Gigi and Colton playing with Play-dough


I didn’t take many pictures I think because we were too busy having fun, but thankfully, his mommy got a few more. I wish they could come home every month. But as I said above, I’m thankful for the time we had. When given the chance you can sure pack a lot of fun into just a few hours.

So what are you thankful for this week?

Cathy

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

One Sentence A Day - January 2020


Here is my January in One Sentence a Day.  I didn't get every day, but not too shabby for a first try.


1.  We spent the entire day at home (which is a real rarity)  watching some TV and also reading and just relaxing.



2. The Holidays are over and back to work I went.

3.  It's another day of work and an evening at home which is my favorite way to spend the evening.

4.  This Saturday hubby went to visit his parents and my sister and I went to visit our other sister.

5.  Great sermons at church today and I feel like I learned so much.

6.  I went for a consultation with a Sleep Doctor and they are pretty sure I have sleep apnea and I think so too which means an upcoming sleep study and probably a cpap machine.

7.  Finished putting away all the Christmas decorations.

8.  Loved using my Kroger Fuel Points and getting gas for $1.45 a gallon but it sure was cold out there. Brrrrr

9.  Work was crazy busy today and let me emphasize the crazy 😜

10.  It was a normal work day and evening at home.

11.  Watched the Alladin movie with Will Smith on Disney+.

12.  Went to the Library and checked out a couple of real books for a change and then got my first Starbucks order of the year.

  


13.  Typical work day but I got a lot accomplished.

14.  Grey day but at least no rain and it wasn’t too cold.

15. Wednesday Bible study learned about Jewish weddings and how in scripture the church (us) are the bride and Jesus is the groom.

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17.  Beautiful skies this evening.
 

18. Spent some time at my husband's parents home as his dad is not doing well at all.

19.  We got some snow but just a dusting thank goodness.

20.  Day off work for Martin Luther King Day.

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25.  Spent the day with my mother-in-law and then about an 1 1/2 hours after we left we got the call that he had passed and it's so good to know he is no longer suffering and is with Jesus now.

26.  Spent a couple hours at the funeral home with the family making arrangements.

27.  Just a typical work day.

28.  After work went to Tracy's mom's house and sorted through pictures and it was so nice to see all these pictures and reminisce together.


 

29.  Work and church today.

30.  Cleaning on the house as Kerri and Colton are coming in tomorrow.

31.  Took the day off work and picked up Kerri and Colton at the airport and spent the day together and getting some things done we needed before the funeral such as a haircut for Colton.


Thanks for visiting.

Cathy