Sunday, February 19, 2017

Enchanted by the Moon


The moon is mesmerizing! I especially love full moons and can't get enough of them. I get goose bumps thinking of where I was in this photo looking onto the roman forum in Rome. To be in that spot so rich in history with a gorgeous moon was exciting. I feel so close to God when I see the moon wherever I am. Join me as I share several moon shots I've collected the last few years in various places.

I can not view the moon without thinking of this verse.
 Psalm 19:1-4 says,
The heavens declare the glory of God ; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth their words to the ends of the world.

A beautiful full moon in my own backyard in 
Alabama during the blue hour.

An early morning moon with the sun beginning to rise in my backyard. I'm an early riser and I usually check out the moon when it's in view.

Early morning from my front yard. There are fewer trees in my front yard so it is much easier to see the moon.

I do have a love affair with the moon. Here it is in all it's beauty in Sorrento, Italy.  We had dinner on the wharf there and I was thrilled to photograph the moon  rising over the city and illuminating the water.

An evening in Paris from the Eiffel Tower viewing the city lit by the gorgeous full moon.

The moon over Paris was enchanting.

Crescent moons are pretty too. 
I'm drawn to the moon and my family knows how much I love it. It is such a visible promise of God's faithfulness and that He is in control. 
Do you love to view the moon? Tell me about a special memory you have viewing the moon.
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Monday, February 13, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day

Thank you, my readers, for your blogging friendship! Wishing you a great Valentine's Day. Just sending a little beauty your way today. 

Sunday, February 5, 2017

A Beautiful Day in the Garden

Saturday was cool but sunny and after a day or two of foggy cloudy days it was very welcome.  Flocks of robins were everywhere and it was too glorious to  stay inside. So, I grabbed my camera and started taking an inventory of my garden. My first reflection was: in the winter when the garden is sleeping I like the pop of blue of my cast iron architectural piece. 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Camellia Love

Camellias are blooming in my garden. The luscious blooms of camellias are beautiful to me. I've cut some  blossoms to share with you today from my garden and pulled out some camellia pictures from my archives too.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Little Romance


Romance is in the air today! Welcome to a "Romantic Table for Two" Blog Hop sponsored by Chloe Crabtree of Celebrate and Decorate. I am honored to be a part of many talented bloggers participating in this blog hop. At the end of this post you will find links to visit all the other blogs posting Monday through Thursday of this week.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Styling a Coffee Table


After all the Christmas decorations were put away I wanted to make a few changes especially in the den.  A new tray and new pillows were easy changes. Ordered the leopard pillows from Ballard and found the tray at Home Goods.  I like the cozy look for winter and love lighting the candle at night.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Current Decorating Trends


Mecox is a home store with indoor and outdoor furniture, custom pieces, antiques, art and accessories. Today, I'm sharing photos taken at Mecox in Dallas, Texas. Other locations of Mecox stores are: East Hampton and Southhampton New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, and Pittsburgh.