Exquisitely Pink Vintage China

January 12, 2013
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To celebrate Pink Saturday, I thought I’d share some lovely items from my collection of vintage china. Shopping for and acquiring antique dishware is a passion of mine, and as it so happens I have collected quite a few pieces that are exquisitely pink! The 3-tiered server is a temporary resident in my collection as […]

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Called Home Before Christmas

January 6, 2013
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It was a bittersweet holiday for three families as their loved ones were unexpectedly called home shortly before Christmas. While differing in ages and places in life, all three were believers whose lives reflected Christ. I didn’t know all of them personally, but they or their families had a nexus to my life so I […]

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The Miracle that is Christmas

December 24, 2012
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Through the prophet Isaiah, a promise is given. Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.  Isaiah 7:14, KJV For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his […]

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DIY: How to Make a Tea Cup Bird Nest Silk Floral Arrangement

December 15, 2012
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These little arrangements are simple to make and have the added benefit of re-purposing cups and saucers which have been broken and then repaired. You will need a cup and saucer set, a Styrofoam ball, a small bird, moss, silk flowers, leaves, berries, French ribbon, small straight pins, and a hot glue gun. Step one: […]

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Just in Time for Christmas – New Collection of Vintage Jewelry Photograph Frames

November 18, 2012
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Lately I’ve taken a short break from blogging to work on some lovely hand-made treasures for my Etsy Shop, The Drawing Room at Pemberley! Most recently I’ve been working on a new collection of vintage jewelry picture frames. I am thrilled to say that the first batch has been completed and nine new frames are […]

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Last Weekend to Pack a Box for Operation Christmas Child

November 7, 2012
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It is crunch-time! This is the last weekend to pack boxes for Operation Christmas Child, before National Collection Week begins, November 12-19, 2012. If you’ve never been involved in the program sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, let me tell you that it is a great opportunity for Christians in America to partner with a truly inspirational […]

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31 Days – Josiah and the Provision of a Remembrance {Day 31}

October 31, 2012
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During the time of the kings, Israel was ruled by Saul, followed by David and then by his son Solomon. After the death of Solomon, the kingdom was divided into the northern tribes (called Israel), and the southern tribes (called Judah). The northern tribes had one bad king after another, who repeatedly ignored the words […]

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31 Days – Peter and the Provision of Escape {Day 30}

October 30, 2012
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The story of Peter takes place during the time of the early church. Persecution had scattered many believers out of Jerusalem and into the surrounding areas of Samaria and Judea. Stephen, the first Christian martyr had been stoned. Philip had taken part in the conversion of the Ethiopian, and Saul of Tarsus had become the […]

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31 Days – The Devoted Servant and the Provision of Direction {Day 29}

October 29, 2012
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The story of the devoted servant takes place when Abraham was a very old man. When Abraham was just an old man, and his wife Sarah was also well along in years, God promised them a son. In Genesis chapter 21, God keeps that promise and Sarah gives birth to Isaac. God further promises that […]

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31 Days – Abigail and the Provision of Sensibility {Day 28}

October 28, 2012
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The story of Abigail takes place during the time when Israel is ruled by her first king. The people had clamored for leadership like their pagan neighbors had, so God gave them Saul. Unfortunately Saul had developed some significant character flaws and had become disobedient. So God instructed the prophet Samuel to anoint a shepherd […]

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