Lovella's Blog's

  • Chilled Raspberry Soup - We recently took and Alaskan Cruise and I really enjoyed the Chilled Raspberry Soup. There were a few culinary classes offered during our cruise and I cou...
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  • those two - I was watching his mama taking pictures of him. It wasn't a planned photo op but her camera bag is slung over her shoulder more often than not... becaus...
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Blogs that Inspire me

  • Oops. I just realized that it's Friday. I mean, I knew it was Friday, but I forgot it's Friday Fave Fives time. That's what happens in the summer when m...
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  •  *It's Futile Friday today...* * I know it would be absolutely useless to think that I'm going to get even a single thing accomplished today.* *Yester...
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  • Ancient and historic Stow on-the Wold is the highest town in the Cotswolds standing 800 feet above sea level. One of the historic Cotswold buildings in Sto...
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  • We are about half way through a good summer. With some things in our life being up in the air, I've had to learn to take things as they come and to just ...
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  • From my home, to yours...a touch of beauty for your Friday! Perhaps this weekend will provide time for you to pack a picnic, no matter how simple it may...
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  • Yes, well, moving right along... Kinda. This is what I should be doing today... Sprucing up *Gull Cottage* from *The Ghost and Mrs. Muir* The Ghost and...
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  • Day lily ~ American Revolution Hydrangea ~ Endless Summer Blue Everything is starting to bloom beautifully around the yard this month. The weather ha...
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  • I wanted to make Mom’s very quick and easy oatmeal cake but had a small recipe emergency. Couldn’t find the index card in my box and was in a rush to throw...
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  • Thirty years ago today this lovely young man asked me to be his girlfriend. I thought a bit and eventually said yes... Not true! I was elated and thrilled a...
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  • *A hot air balloon* *gently floating by * *the farm.* *Reminding me that* *these are the days of Summer.* *Sunsets streaming through* *the b...
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  • It's time to get back to my trip reports and this time we head to Wray Castle in the Lake District. Our visit to Hill Top Farm was in pouring rain and the ...
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  • Dear Diary, here is my first attempt at creating a video. I wanted to find a way to share the beautiful Orthodox chant "Alleluia" sung by Fadia El-Hage on...
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  • It's raining cats and dogs here...so I thought I'd share some sunshine. I'm actually glad to see some rain.
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  • A special day. A special dinner. A little fuss. Last night's dinner à deux. A host of memories on the table alone - a pale blue damask linen table cloth ...
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  • A few months ago I picked up a flat of baby succulents from Costco called Sedum Tile, and made a DIY Centerpiece. I nursed them along, watering them and wa...
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  • My messy kitchen table is just an extension of the discombobulation going on here right now. Very soon my husband's small business will move from a rente...
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  • It was over a year ago that I decided to go grey. It was a tough choice because I actually loved my blonde highlights. But the 'high' I got from my color was...
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  • Summer is the perfect season for a beautiful wedding and I've been so happy to share the joy, helping families document and save the memories in a speci...
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  • When I visited Chicago recently, I wanted to see the historical *Navy Pier*, as I had heard it is the number one tourist destination in the Midwest. I wa...
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  • Taking a break from shed renos and doing a little hedge trimming with Dad. Getting his attention.. Dad asking for help.. Jon is willing to help, he l...
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  • It’s Friday and we’re counting blessings. 1. Beach time with these three . . . soon to become four! 2. A beautiful, clear night to see the supermoon, July ...
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  • By now anyone coming back for the last post on our Alaskan Cruise should win a prize. I knew I'd eventually come back to finish documenting the memories ...
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  • (last night's glorious sunset) While I read a lot of books, I recommend comparatively few... but I recently read a book that I have put on my 'must r...
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  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
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  • *A favorite writer of mine is Ce'leste perrino Walker* who writes from Rutland, Vermont. I think I enjoy her writing because it her topics deal with real ...
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  • I come to the garden, alone. Back to the sky. Face to the ground. Knees bent. Hands grasping the undesirables Heart hoping that the desirables will...
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  • One is never too old to enjoy an old fashioned family reunion. Canada Day was one of those scorching hot summer days. We brought together 4 generations fro...
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  •  It was a year ago that I drove down this driveway, realizing that I was now the recipient of a goodbye tradition I had participated in countless times. I dr...
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  • It’s not that I haven’t thought about writing and it’s not that I haven’t sat down to read, but a week ago life landed at full speed on the doorstep at Ponds...
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  • June. Come and gone. So soon! As the month came to an end... we had a few storms roll through. Picture-perfect storms... the kind that come with rainbows!...
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  • *Long Summer Days* ~ handcrafted earrings made with antiqued copper and aqua Czech glass ~ Like my Facebook page and look for directions there on how to ...
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  • Oh newborns … I’m not sure I could ever get enough! So, getting to photograph (aka. cuddle, rock, hold, soothe, smell, enjoy) these precious brand new lit...
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  • Some day we will all find what we are looking for. Or maybe we won’t. Maybe we will find something much greater than that. – Anonymous Let the ruins come...
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  • Northview’s leadership structure follows a “complementarian” model. Both men and women are encouraged to participate in all lay-ministry and pastoral lead...
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  • *When Kristin was diagnosed with cancer on October 29, 2012, our family knew our lives would never be the same. In an instant, our world as we knew it no...
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  • I’ve been doing music videos for my son and this one, that we taped & edited today, seems perfect for a wintry January day when I would really like to be a...
    6 months ago
  • So, I’ve been told I should give you all an update. It’s been 3 years since my “liberation” treatment and I’m still feeling excellent. My last visit (I mea...
    11 months ago
  • Vancouver is a beautiful city - in the sunlight on warm spring days, it truly is intoxicating. I was drinking it up on the back of a Goldwing. Lighthou...
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  • Sometimes its just nice to get away! We went on alittle family trip last month to the beach. Just a couple of days to just be a family. We've had so much ...
    2 years ago
  • Sweet memories Caily- sky running around Lexi- dog ruffed at her and scared her - singing and playing piano with Darin, Blessed assurance and Jesus loves m...
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  • James 4:4 [image: God Touching the Earth]The story is told of Shah Abbis, a Persian Monarch who loved his people very much. To know and understand them ...
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  • Keeping others up-to-date with the details in our everyday lives has never been easier. We are in an over-load of information, from Facebook to Twitter... ...
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