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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

In a new post specifically created for this challenge, share a picture that evokes HOME for you…

My Mom and Dad created a home full of love… family and friends…

A place we felt safe in…

A place we liked to be…

A place we wanted to come back to…

A place we knew was kept clean

A place we knew would have good food…

A place we could bring our friends to…

A place to play

A place to talk

A place to learn lessons

A place to explore

Yes… That’s what I think HOME is…

My Home was to be duplicated but, with my touch

It would take both my husband and myself to fulfill this task…

I fill my home with things I like…

and after looking around…

I found this is what my Home depicts…

A love for Family!

 

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Grandkids photos in album…

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Photo Wall in my computer room…

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A photo of my dog I had for 16 years…”Sugar”… and still like to remember her…

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Grandkids in different stages…

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I even have them on my computer screen… They make me smile and feel good every day!

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Early years… later years…

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My oldest Granddaughter and the little chicken she gave so many years ago…

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Even a friend knew where my HOME was… as she gave me this for a present one time…

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Favorite photo… Great ages for all!

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My husband Bobby…I call him mine… A happy day…

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Kids with their Uncle… I know how much they love him…

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My youngest son and wife…  A great combo!

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My son…”Daddy with his girls”

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and finally my Jill… She makes our Home…

by being her typical “cat self”…

and loves us unconditionally as we do her!

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I saw this idea on… Pillows A-La-Mode… It had been done by her daughter-in-law

I just loved it!…

and immediately knew I would be making one for my daughter-in-law

You see… my son and her have bought a new home… and I thought it would make a great house warming gift plus birthday presentu15530543

They moved in today and her Birthday is Sunday…

I looked for a star to make it with and was about to order one off of the internet when this metal one was found marked down at a dollar store… It was quite nice… the size I wanted… 14″ X 14″… also had a Welcome Sign ( 10″ long) at the bottom… hung with small chains…

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This was going to work perfectly!

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No matter what color or design on it… because it would be covered with lots of photos

I went through all of my photos deciding on which ones would be good for this project…

I included of course the 3 kids… “Mom and Dad”… Uncle Doug… my daughter-in-law’s parents… Wickett, their puppy and both my husband and I…

This is who our “Little Family” consist of…

I printed out the photos on white paper…

It was to be a collage of photos of our family decoupaged with Mod Podge… a type of craft glue that adheres so well and also coats and makes the surface glisten…

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After cutting and taping the 100+ photos to the star on all points… I glued them and coated them with the glue… Yes, it took a little time… but, oh so worth it!…

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One point of the star designated for each Grandchild of mine… and the rest scattered photos of the rest of us…

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This glue is some marvelous stuff… I hadn’t tried this technique for many years… but, my heads a spinnin‘ about other things to cover…

I love it!… and usually I’m my own worst critic

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Even, my other son and husband gave me kudos for this project… and if they give their approval… I usually say, “It’s a go!”

Weekly Photo Challenge: UNIQUE

My family says I find the most “unique” things and I seem to make them work in my house…

They are always asking, “What have you added (found) new?”

and then they add…”You put things that you”like” in your home”

and the answer is “yes”! …

They make me feel good… happy… and that’s a great thing to be!

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The cutest “unique” little Giraffe Dish… To me he was just irresistable!

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This is a “unique” ceramic covered dish in black/gold…

that accents my living room…

It’s in the shape of a little house with a chimney… The roof is the lid

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We’re redoing my little half bath in a French look… Cute Paris theme…

so when I saw this “Unique” little ceramic pink poodle that could hold toothbrushes or even  makeup… it was mine…

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These aren’t just the sweetest little girl ceramic figurines

They are “unique” in that they are votive candle holders

Great in my bigger bathroom

which is full of color and flowers…  

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This little “unique” vase that has the shape of green stems

is ideal for the flowers I love to pick from my yard…

Since it’s been cold… I put a few of the flowers my husband bought me for my birthday

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This cute… “unique” little wood bird with the metal corrugated wings and beaded wind chimes… has been hanging somewhere in my house for a long time…

Right now in my kitchen along with some of my blue/white plates that I just love…

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I love cats… as you have probably picked up from reading my posts

This is not… the famous Jill… who I can’t help photographing…

but, is “unique” in its own way…

It is a hook for my little metal birdcage with a porcelain bird sitting in it…

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lMy last “unique” item is a nightlight I found with pretty red cherries decorating it…

I used to have my kitchen decorated in cherries… so I still love them…

It lights up my kitchen at night …

just enough… to let me find my way to the fridge… Ha, Ha!

As you can see… I could go on and on… but, enough is enough…

or maybe you won’t find this blog so “unique”..

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

I’M RESOLVED to:

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being there for my Grandkids… through plays, football games, parties, school functions etc. …

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spending time with my husband…

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enjoying nature…

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getting a tatoo with my Granddaughter when she turns 18…

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painting more…

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keeping in touch with old friends…

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trying new recipes…

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sewing and making new items…

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taking care of my pet cat, Jill…

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taking another mini trip with my cousin…

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going to the beach this coming summer…

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enjoying my yard this summer and plant more flowers…

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seeing my oldest Granddaughter graduate from High School and start college…

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meeting some more Bloggging friends…

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joining the Mayor of Louisville’s “Give -a- Day Project”… to make him aware of this graffiti on the wall near our Wal-Mart…

These are all things I can RESOLVE to do this year… but, still keep it “SIMPLE!”

Weekly Photo Challenge:Reflection

Reflection (Reflection) Photos

A thought, idea, or opinion formed or a remark made as a result of meditation… This was what I thought of first…Thinking about someone or something…Reflecting…

The production of an image by or as if by a mirror

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Granddaughter taking photo of self… Reflecting from her mirror… Seems to be a teeny bopper thing to do!

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I often see reflections through my kitchen window…

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Christmas Tree reflected in mirrored door…

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Reflections from bathroom mirror decorated with Snowmen Clings…

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White Wood Christmas Decoration reflected on mirror it is sitting on…

Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

I had to search out my favorite “SILHOUETTE”…

My oldest granddaughter when she was 1 year old…

She will be 18 in January…

and I still love that face!

Weekly Photo Challenge: “MERGE”

My son and his wife “merged “

to bring together three wonderful children…