Tuesday, May 24, 2016

~ Tuesday Thoughts ~


I know...I've been a bad blogger lately!  I haven't visited as I'd like nor have I posted much of anything except for the Silent Sunday posts.  I don't want to be a "Debbie Downer" so will just say that I've been experiencing some depression as well as a few health issues.  

For those of you that have never experienced a chemical imbalance in the brain, there's no way to really understand the effects it can have.  I do have to say that I'm extremely happy for you and I hope you never have an occasion to do so.  There are still a lot of misconceptions about the subject, however, it's a "real" thing and I'm just being real too!  I haven't turned into Freddie Krueger ~ that can happen with hormones though!  :)  One of the many things I want to ask God one of these days...why did you give women all the "equipment" and symptoms without a "turn it off!" switch?  Surely, that was just an oversight??   

This is a horrible photo that I really shouldn't share...just a beautiful shade of roses and yet I couldn't capture it via photos or editing.


I really love Marianne Williamson and her books, etc.  She's just a wee bit political now it seems and I can do without that.  Are you just sick of all the negatives, bashing each other and, IMHO, adults acting like little children arguing over toys?  I would love to hear these politicians voice their appreciation for our country and their intentions to protect it and the citizens. Sadly, it seems it's all about money and power ~ :/


Perhaps this subject is too much for a blog but it's "real" too and is truly bothering me. The transgender bathroom issues concern me. I don't understand the transgender person(s) or their body concerns. What bothers me is having a "male" in a restroom with young girls or vice-versa. I'm just concerned that pedophiles and perverts will use this as an excuse. 

In reality, I guess this post could be considered a "downer" due to the subjects. My apologies and I so appreciate your taking the time to stop by!  Next time there will be a recipe, a craft or something funny.  :)

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

~ Charming Texas Cottage ~

This Charming Texas Cottage is the Definition of Historic Chic





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Texas has no shortage of expansive mansions and rustic country digs. So when a luxurious property shows up that combines authentic 19th-century history with spacious ease, it has to be good.
The main house on this stunning Fredericksburg property revels in the natural texture of cottage living without sparing in luxury. Any aspiring dinner party hosts looking for a unique Texas-inspired space? This dining room brings back a sense of the Old West, but with a chic twist.


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Giant slab tiles accent the kitchen, complete with all of the gadgets and a rustic dining table.


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A cozy living room is complete with the required roaring fireplace.

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For those more inclined to hot baths and a book in bed, the bedrooms also include a little fire and a beautiful view.

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But wait, there’s more! This cottage property actually comes with two houses.
The second, albeit smaller, house is an original structure from the 1850's. According to the property listing, this is one of the original 75 structures from the townsite of Fredericksburg. It even has a front porch worthy of a 19th-century Texan.
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Not to be outdone, the historic cottage has been fitted out for guests or extended family in seamless luxury that mirrors the main house.
The log-cabin walls give the four-room cottage an historic feel complete with a fireplace.

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What log cabin would be complete without a garden tub and a killer view upstairs?


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The whole compound centers around a lush, private courtyard with plenty of arbors.


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For those looking to expand, the property also comes with a large garage and workshop.

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A red barn completes this classic Texas ensemble.
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That’s a lot of real estate on a half acre of land. For a cool $3.3 million, it’s all yours. You can find out more about this stunning property at Sotheby’s.
I'm ready to move in!  How about you?
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