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  • Beautiful Checkerboard

    Beautiful Checkerboard

    Liking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of homes.  This week is bathrooms.  First, let’s look at my son’s.  Of course, if you have seen my living room, you know I am monochromatic , , , And I painted the ceiling to mirror the floor. . . Now to my bathroom.  As you enter […]


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  • God’s Warrior Kid’s Room

    God’s Warrior Kid’s Room

    I am linking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of kids rooms!  My son is 7 and seeing that my house is monochromatic, he wanted a little color.  SOOOOOOO, On two walls I put colors in bright camo. On the main wall when you enter I put the “Shield of Faith,” “Sword of the […]


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  • Monochromatic Dining

    Monochromatic Dining

    Linking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of homes.  Ever seen a black dining room?  If you haven’t, now you have! I change the color pops every season, just like I do my Living Room.  I have a little table in the other corner with a picture of my husband posed with his group […]


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  • Zebra Bedroom

    Zebra Bedroom

    I am linking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of rooms!  If you haven’t seen my living room check out Where I am living in Black and White or my kitchen check out Kitchen of Hope. Today I want to show you my bedroom.  It is an odd room to photograph because it is long and narrow, but […]


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  • Lost Someone?  You Will Change.  But Joy Wins.

    Lost Someone? You Will Change. But Joy Wins.

    When you lose someone the world, your family, your friends and your co-workers may expect you to “heal” sooner than you are able.  They might even expect you to return to them the same person you were before your loss.  If you are suffering a loss, you probably know right now that remaining the same […]


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  • Kitchen of Hope

    Kitchen of Hope

    I am linking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of rooms!  If you haven’t seen my living room check out Where I am living in Black and White. But today I want to show you my kitchen. I like it because if you are in the living room you don’t really see the working area of the […]


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  • Where I Am Living In Black And White

    Where I Am Living In Black And White

    I am linking up with Kelly’s Korner on her tour of living rooms!  So, you get to see where I live!  I live in black and white.  I mean, I REALLY live in black and white.  When my husband was killed in action, my love of black and white became even more defined.  Why?  I […]


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  • Hurry Up Jesus.  We Can’t Wait For Eden.

    Hurry Up Jesus. We Can’t Wait For Eden.

    Memorial Day has come and gone.  I featured some amazing women this past week: Katie – War Hero.  My Hero.  Meet a Soldier’s Widow and Cherie – Give a Rip, Lend and Ear, And Know that Grace Trumps Death. Now I am going to give you a little bit of my story. Doug left when our son […]


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  • Would You Die For This Country?  They Did.

    Would You Die For This Country? They Did.

    It is Memorial Day.  Not a good day for me.  It always comes a few days after the anniversary of the death of my husband. One of my besties asked me the other day, “Does it bother you when you see advertisements for great barbecuing tips and other “party ideas” for Memorial Day?  I had […]


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  • Love Never Breaks

    Love Never Breaks

    My son and I have “Friday night movie night” every Friday where his seven-year-oldness can stay up with mom and partake of a cool movie with popcorn and juice. This past Friday we watched WALL-E, the Disney Pixar movie with and incredibly fabulous robot.  Well, at the end of the movie, Walle loses his memory. His […]


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