Sunday, September 13, 2015

My Daybook September 13, 2015

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 My Daybook
September 13, 2015

Outside my window... It's dark and cool. I can hear the cicadas and frogs.

I am thinking... that it's wonderful to listen to family telling old stories.

I am thankful that... God provides. Emily had a wonderful birthday weekend. It was Pinterest worthy. ~smile~ I'll probably share some photos of her decorations here sometime soon.

From the kitchen... I need to make some desserts to take to my father-in-law's memorial service Wednesday night.

I am wearing... my cream dress with roses and soft green buttons.

I am creating... I finished my dress! Here I am at my daughter Emily's birthday party Sunday afternoon. Emily's on the left. She's wearing super high heels! We're really all almost the same height. Amy's on the right. She was dressed up for the party. She had a beautiful blue dress under the cape.

I am going... to my father-in-law's memorial service this week. My sister-in-law and brother-in-law are visiting with us this weekend.

Cover: America the Strong
I am reading... I am reading America the Strong and 52 Lessons from A Christmas Carol. I'm also still reading Trim Healthy Mama.

I am hoping... to enjoy visiting with family this week.

I am hearing... Lowell and his brother and sister disagreeing about an old family story. ~smile~ His brother and sister are both older and can remember things he cannot.

Around the house... I'll be busy cooking and keeping things picked up. No projects this week. Well, maybe one. I need to glue some sticks into the top of my little fabric pumpkins I made this summer. I need to find some for my little wooden pumpkins my kids made, too.

One of my favorite things...  puffy clouds floating through a blue sky on a breezy 70ish day.

From the Board Room...
Follow Laura's board Fall -ing for Autumn on Pinterest.

A Few Plans for the Rest of the Week... visiting with family.

My Picture Thought.... 

C. Amy Lane Photography
Now go check out the other Day Book entries at our hostess Peggy's blog, The Simple Woman.

What are you up to this week?

God bless!


  1. Laura, I am so sorry to hear about your father in law. Sending prayers for your family.
    Love, love your dress. You and the girls look so pretty.
    SO happy the birthday went well..
    Have a blessed week.

  2. Lot's of great plans. My sister is coming in on Wed. for our mothers birthday. So I'm buy getting ready for a for a family dinner on Thurs. and getting my little cottage all ready for her to see.
    I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time with family too although it will be bittersweet. I'll pray for your family.
    Oh I followed you on Pinterest. You have a great Fall board. Lot's of great ideas. The Fabulous Fall Party is ready for more links. Come on over!

  3. Thank you so much for your kindness Judy.

  4. Thank you Lynn. I hope you enjoy your visit. What is your Pinterest name/link?

  5. Oh, dear Laura! I am SO sorry to read of your father-in-law's passing! May God comfort and bless all of you as you walk through this shadow of grief! Much love to you, sweet friend, and my deepest sympathies to your husband and his family, too.

  6. Thank you, Cheryl. It was in June. Much of the family was unable to attend the funeral, so they're having another memorial service in his hometown.

  7. I'm sure all will be well. Thanks so much! I will be away from the computer for a few days.


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