Thursday, June 26, 2008


Jessica from FarmFreshIowa is hosting It's Real Life Thursdays...a chance for others to take a glimpse of each other "In Real Life" Jessica gives a list of items that you are to take a picture of exact as it primping, changing or cleaning and then post the pics on is this weeks list:

*curb appeal
*junk drawer
*from whence I blog
*favourite jewelry
*best feature

And here are my pictures:


I adore my home.  Simply adore it.  This, however,  is probably my least  favourite part of my home--only because I have so many plans for it, but they all take time and money!!!  For this year, we are saving for the driveway to be paved!! YEAH!!  Next year, we are hoping to put in inter-locking entrance way.  (and the list goes on...**dream**sigh**)


If you knew me, you would know there is very little junk around here, which explains this junk drawer.  (could one tell from this drawer that I have a pen and lipgloss fetish???)

One of two rooms in the house left to "finish"..our office!!  Once summers driveway paving is over, and the cold snow begins to fly, we will move back into the house to finish the office and bathroom!!!  For now, we enjoy the hot summer sun!!  (You can def. tell we are building ourselves from the pencil lines on the wall for the drywall  

 I don't wear jewelry (often).  And if I were totally honest, I don't even wear these rings..but I do love them.

I would have to save my teeth (smile).  God given (no help from the orthodontist!) I have always felt blessed with my teeth!!
And there you have it...this weeks "It's REAL LIFE!!"


Shaun and Holly said...

You do have a wonderful smile! ;o)


Marfa said...

Your house looks beautiful...what an amazing junk drawer! I need to apply some of those ideas (the storage bins) to quite a few things here...

Heather said...

I love all your pics!!! How lucky you are to have never had braces!!! That's awesome! I was looking at your post below this one and I have a question..........How in the WORLD do you keep your kitchen that clean????? I want to know your secret! email me at ponytailbabe at gmail dot com!! Oh and I am serious about this!!!

Joy said...

Ha ha! Love your self-portrait!!! Thanks for sharing your real life!

Farm Fresh Jessica said...

Great smile! I am totally smiling back!

Your house is great! I admire you guys doing that all yourselves.

I'm so glad you came over to play!

Morning By Morning said...

You are BLESSED ~You have a beautiful smile :)
& I love your hair cut!

Anne Elizabeth said...

Great to meet you too! That is awesome that you only have two rooms left. We have the whole upstairs and entrance hall downstairs... **sigh**... We'll get to it eventually.
My mom has found so much antique furniture in the trash its crazy. I can't believe the things people throw away. Lucky for us right:)

Allison R said...

I'm so envious of your junk drawer! Love that you have a flip flop tan too! 'Tis the season.

Jenny said...

I must say your junk drawer is very neat compared to most. i think i need to take a couple pointers from you.
You do have a great smile.
Thanks for visiting us!

elexisb said...

Yes, your house is just gorgeous, and so is that haircut! I must say, too, I love the laundry in your arm - it shows you as the adorable MOM you are! Great post :)

Chandra Stauffer said...

I am so impressed by everyone's organized junk! I think you have inspired me to do better.

And your blogging station is super cute!

gina said...

Love the stonework on your home!!

Tiaras & Tantrums said...

love your smile(teeth) I had braces! love your house! I want a new front walkway too! I get it - too much money for everything!!!

Just The Girl said...

Your house is so pretty, thanks for sharing.

Cheryl said...

Great pics. Its nice to see where you live!
You are the tidiest person I know.

Thanks for inviting me into your world.

jennifer said...

you do have a nice smile and i love your house i did those pics too check then out lol

Heather at A Boy, A Girl, & A Pug said...

Could you come over and organize my junk drawer?! Wowsers!

Shaun and Holly said...

I have done some "research" on the song! Check out this version (Cheryl sent me the link:

And then Check out this one too:

The second is John Mark McMillan telling the story of how this song came about. Then he sings it through his tears.


Cathy said...

Sounds like a neat blog...someday maybe I'll be technical enough to do something like that. I enjoy your blogs...keep them going!