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Where is Your Home?

I am a nester.  No matter where I live, I always strive to have a place that reflects who I am.  I use fabrics, furniture, paintings, photographs and mementos to make it special.

I often tell my husband that our nest is a safe place where we can let down and be comfortable.  We go out into this world but we can always return home to a place of love.

Lately, my home has been changing.   To continue reading, go to Laced with Grace.

Laced With Grace

Blessings and love,


A Bloggy Meeting

I had the pleasure of meeting Denise Rork of Refine Me blog last evening.  There's something special about meeting someone face to face after you've followed her blog and know her heart.

Denise was visiting the Phoenix area as she was opening two new WinCo Food stores.  The one she is most involved in is located at 330 West Bell Road.  The other store is located at 58th Avenue and Bell.  It sounds exciting as the stores are owned by the employees and the prices are low.  They are open 24 hours 7 days a week.  I want to check it out!

I knew that Denise loved hot spicy foods.  After all, she's a native of New Mexico despite living in Idaho at this time.  So I asked around at Rancho Solano to get some recommendations.  My friend Dorothy suggested El Encanto Mexican Cafe in Cave Creek, AZ.  I was glad I took her up on this one.

We were seated on the patio next to their water feature.  We had visitors like the ones above as we ate our meal.
It was a casual place with great food.  Driving through Cave Creek gave Denise a feel for the desert too.  There are often many bikers in this area and there was a rodeo going on at the time.

But the best part of the evening was getting to know Denise better. We talked about our lives and shared how God has worked in them. Denise has a gift for writing and if you've never visited Refine Me, I think you will enjoy.  I am going to send her a list of bloggers she MUST get to know.  LOL.

I'm really thankful for our blogging world.

This whole week and weekend have been spent continuing to move and paint and unpack boxes.  So it was a fun break to get out and spend time with a blogging friend.

If you live in the Phoenix area, be sure to stop by and say hi to Denise.  She will be there this week to supervise the opening.

Blessings and love,

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