Miss Minnie’s Legacy

A visit to my childhood home, “Up Yonder”, is a departure from city life. Through the gate and up the hill, Miss Minnie throws her arms open wide and hollars “Howdy, I’m just so proud to be here!” Her hospitable legacy is echoed in nature. Thousands of daffodil blossoms grace the hill side, as if to say hello and welcome. They open their faces to the sun each morning and close to the moon each night.

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#glazed

Early this morning, as a parent volunteer, I carried what seemed like a tower of donut boxes into our children’s school. Approaching the teachers lounge with this stack of glazed goodness, I was greeted by wide eyes and even wider smiles. This got me thinking about the magic of “glazed”.

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Taking Time To Tidy

I don’t know about you, but my household endured a lot of “stashing” during the holidays. So please hear me when I promise you, the goal of this post is not to boast-rather it is serving as more of a therapeutic exercise than anything.
Do the items in your home spark joy?

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GoldenThread ❤️‘s Game Day🏈

This may not come as a surprise, but I was a cheerleader. And you know we’ve got spirit, yes we do! Well, GoldenThread perks up when it’s her turn to host on a game day and here are a few “happy to host” touch downs! 

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White After Labor Day?

Back in my professional fundraising days, I started a side-hustle called StyleFusion- a business brand for my creative outlet, an opportunity to be paid for the freelance writing, event management, design, decorating, and staging work I loved doing. The name StyleFusion came from working with the concept that someone’s personal style is unique, and can extend past the closet-dressing the home and table.

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Celebrate It All! Making the Mundane Magnificent!

My mother’s little sister, my Aunt Karen, possesses a special talent for making most anything fun, and she showed me that we could find a reason to celebrate almost any time. Helping me hone my party skills, many an afternoon snack break turned into an Oreo and Dr. Pepper homework completion celebration, with toasting and merriment for two!  We would play “fashion girl” in her  closet-a budding fashionista’s version of dress-up.  Aunt Karen worked in television production, as a  freelance wardrobe contractor.

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