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{Happy Mother's Day To All My Blogging Friends}

  Happy Mother's Day to all my friends in blogland. Whether you are a mom, grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin or friend, you are special to some one and have touched the lives of many in some way or another I am sure. I do hope that you all have had a wonderful day. My heart is full as I think of so many of my friends that have lost their moms or those ladies that has played a huge roll in their lives. This morning I prayed for the sons of our late and beloved friend Debby, from My Favorite Things. I am sure this was a hard day for her sons. I also gave praise that I could share today with my daughter's. Counting my blessings today my friends as it is a blessing to share those special moments with the ones you love the most. I am truly grateful that God chose me to be these girl's mom. God is good.  After church today we celebrated my oldest daughter's birthday (Kristy) and also celebrated Mother's Day. Grilled hamburgers and hotdogs was on the menu.  Kristy asked fo

(Pinterest Favs This Week)

 I hope that you all have had a great week. We've had some weird weather this week in Florida. One day it's hot and the next I am turning on the heat. Last night we had high winds with rain and today it was chilly. I think next week it's suppose to be sunny! Who knows anymore with the weather.  But, the weather never stops me from lurking around on Pinterest. I have so many boards saved. There are many talented and gifted folks out there that sure know how to inspire us Pinterest fans. I will share a few things that caught my eye.  


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I absolutely loved this outfit. Black and white will never go out of style and I love the classiness of black and white together. I love the cold shoulder tops and dresses. This lady is not only beautiful but she can sure style this outfit. There was not a link for me to attach but I wanted to share it. Do you like cold shoulder tops or dresses? 

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There I go with the black and white again. I love black and white. 

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I have a bakers rack on my front porch and have been thinking of ideas of how to re-decorate it. Love this idea. Especially since I am a herb lover.


https://www.mensootd.com/Summer-Round-Toe-High-Heel-Wedge-Casual-Ladies-Sandals-p92692.html

YES, I do like these wedged heels. 



I am always looking for new instant pot recipes and this is tried and true if you like to use an instapot. 


I love this idea for a gift for someone moving into a new home.  It would be a cute gift for the newlywed too. 


Oh I like this outfit too. I like everything about it including the shoes, jewelry and purse. This color of blue has always been so pretty to me. 


This wreath is so darn cute isn't it? I found it on Etsy. It was a little pricy for my frugal self and I think I could make it a lot cheaper. But wouldn't it be adorable on my front door?

Enough of my Pinterest addictions lately but glad you tagged along with me. 
I have been busy though making cakes and freezing them for upcoming birthdays. Tried a new recipe so we shall see....


Another birthday girl will be celebrating with us next weekend and she asked for vanilla cake with chocolate icing. 


These two cuties are in the mountains celebrating Ada's 5th birthday. They are having a great time. Dollywood, hiking, picnic, gold mining and I think tomorrow they will be going to the Aquarium.  That little girl has been celebrating for month! My kind of birthday!

As most of my blogging friends know my WORD for this year was JOY. One day after arriving to work after lunch I had a gift waiting on me at the door. A sweet little note was typed and no name attached. Inside the cute mug was a gift card to Starbucks. The note simply said, "You bring joy to others so hoping this brings a little joy to you". Your friend in Christ.

Y'all, it's the simple acts of kindness that we do for others that bring us such joy and this act of kindness meant so much to me. So, this week, do a simple act of kindness for someone. You will be greatly blessed.


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I hope that you all have a wonderful week and enjoy each day the Lord gives to you.

Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  1. All the outfits you liked on Pinterest would look great on you. I had to smile when I read fiftynotfrumpy. I wondered what seventynotstylish or seventynotslender would look like.

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    1. LOL! GM, I have been looking at some sights for 60 and over for stylish clothing. I just need to break down and make myself go shopping which I have to have the right frame of mind. LOL! Yep, that fitynotfrumpy made me chuckle too.

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  2. Senior women who are so beautiful is always a refreshing sight. Lovely post.

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  3. Oh, this was fun! I do like the pretty styles you found on Pinterest. I don't wear white pants, however. I am too fair complected to wear white, but I do wear a lot of black pants with different colored tops. I've never tried any "cold shoulders" tops...I don't shop much. The pretty royal blue outfit is more my speed. That is one of my BEST colors, and I love to wear it often. I love the basket of goodies for a house warming gift idea. That is sweet. And how nice that someone gifted you with that JOY mug! What a sweet thing to do. I am trying to be more thoughtful of others these days. Over the years I have been blessed by SO many sweet people, and I fear that I have not done enough reciprocation. So I am working on it. You've been a good inspiration for me today. Thank you...and I hope you are feeling much better? God bless you dear one.

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    1. I am drinking coffee now from my darling JOY mug and doing so with a smile as it surely does bring me joy. I too wear black pants a lot. But, I do like white a lot in the summer. I tan easy Pam but when I have time to get out then I am busy and when I do have time, no sun. Though I try to be careful with sun exposure. I have learned over the years what sun damage can do. But, I love me some black and white together. Hugs to you.

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  4. I love seeing the different outfits and I know I don't really have much of a style! I do like to wear cute outfits every day though...not just when I go somewhere. I like to see what jewelry is matched with the outfits. Don't you LOVE the jewelry with the bright blue outfit! WOW! Enjoy your week and the little ones. They are so precious!

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    1. Oh I do love that jewelry. I am not one for large purses as I am a small built woman but I do love that purse she has with that outfit. Maybe I could call it my book bag and use it for Wednesday nights at church. LOL!

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  5. You shared some great inspiration here! I love black and white too. Those wedges are awesome. I bet your cakes are delicious!

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    1. Me too Heather Lou. I am needing some of those wedges! LOL!

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  6. Fun stuff Cindy! I am a Pinterest addict, it is my treat to visit when I have a few extra minutes or need some inspiration! I love black and white too, cute outfits and I also love the cold shoulder styles, a little sexy without being revealing 😂 How sweet is your anonymous Joy mug! Have a great week!
    Jenna

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    1. I have too many boards for sure and need to organize them. I adore the cold shoulder outfits. I have only owned one top like that that I did not like and donated it. But I think they are adorable and flattering to most.

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  7. OH YES, I love black and white. It will never go out of style. Not that I am classy but that is for sure a classy look. I need to start putting some time between FB, Pinterest and blogging myself. Way too much wasted time. I has so many albums on Pinterest and lots pinned in each. Its crazy. I love wedge shoes also but they can't be too high. Old, balance issues with the fibro, back issues and did I mention OLD....makes walking in heels hard for me these days and I used to live in them. Then somewhere along the line I moved to jelly's (do you remember them?), then to my tennis shoes (I could wear to work) and now just plain ole flats all the way. AGE....terrible! But with hanging skin (haha) and gray hair, I look the OLD part. I think though however, if I colored the hair and hid the skin, I might pass for not being my age! haha....only wrinkles I really have area a tad around the eyes. I am happy for that. At least most of the bad skin issues have been on the body that clothes hide. The hanging sagging skin is due to weight loss. Thanks for the kind words.

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    1. I need to organize my boards on Pinterest for sure Pam. I don't wear heels as high as I used to either. I love the wedge look better now but I need lower as well. I have always been so short that I needed a little height but girl....with getting older our balance isn't what it used to be is it? I also have really taken a liking to tennis shoes and sneakers since they came out with so many colors and styles now. You look wonderful lady.

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  8. I am a gal that loves black and white in my wardrobe. In fact most of my wardrobe is black and white. It is classy and easy to wear. That pork chop recipe sounds pretty yummy thanks for sharing. Happy New Week Cindy. xoxo

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    1. I am a black and white clothing apparel fan too. Basic colors but classy. But I must admit....I am a HUGE fan of red too! Pork chops was so tender that you could cut them with a fork.

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  9. I loved seeing everything, Cindy...the fashions, the bakers rack (darling!), and all the ideas. Those grand girls are sure cuties!! Enjoy your week of JOY, my friend! 😘

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    1. Thank you Kitty. Headed to one of the grands ball games this afternoon. Never a dull moment.

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  10. You shared some really great 'pins.' I love black and white outfits, too, but not the cold-shoulder tops. They're just not for me. Great idea of making your birthday cakes ahead and freezing them. I've heard they ice better when they've been frozen. What do you think? Wishing you a happy week! Zenda

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    1. Thanks Zenda. I do like making my cakes ahead of time and freezing them. Mainly for time purpose. But I find that they icing much better and locks in the moistness to me .

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  11. I'd love to see what you end up doing with your baker's rack on your front porch (I don't ever recall seeing a photo, but my memory is terrible these days).

    On social media, I've seen people, including Dolly Parton, wearing cold shoulder tops when they got their vaccines!

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    1. I need to do a haul over on my porch Margie. I have not taken the time in a long time to do anything to that porch. I am trying real hard to get inspired. LOL! Dolly showing off her vaccine huh? LOL!

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  12. Happy Birthday Ada! It is so easy to get lost on Pinterest for hours. I also love the look of black and white paired together. How smart to bake ahead and freeze. I wish you joy each day!

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    1. Thank you Pam. Yes I sure try to bake and freeze ahead with my crew. LOL!

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  13. How sweet to receive the "Joy" mug. I know why ...it is because you are upbeat and always encouraging and thoughtful!
    I love all the links you shared. I need to work on my wardrobe.
    Great idea you freeze your cakes ahead of time. I would have to if I had all the grands you do close by.
    Wishing you a lovely week.

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    1. Awe thank you Bonnie. Marty will say, "Let's just buy a cake already baked and decorated". LOL! But, it's not the same as Nana's homemade cakes and icing you know.

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  14. I loved so much about this post but especially about the JOY mug! What a wonderfully sweet thing for that person to do...and wanting no credit for it. Those shoes!!!!! I love, love them. Never heard of that site but still may see if I can check them out. I am a leary about ordering shoes though because you never know if they'll be comfortable. But I am a SHOE FREAK for sure:) Love that wreath too...gingham makes my heart go pitter patter. I've checked out the two ladies' blogs before but haven't for awhile. They sure do style pretty clothes but they are often more expensive than this frugal self wants to pay!! Your granddaughter sure is a cutie and I hope (know) she will have a wonderful birthday and enjoy that cake!!!

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    1. Thanks Cheri. Girl, we on the same page with being frugal. I was raised that way and guess that some things just never changed. LOL!

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  15. What a sweet little gift to find on your desk! I can only imagine the amount of joy you bring to all who know you. God bless you, sweet friend.

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  16. Love those outfits and I have more black and white in my closet than anything else. Always fun to stop by for a visit! Hugs!

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  17. I do love black and white together...Classic and timeless!! Thanks so much for stopping by!!
    Stay safe. healthy and happy!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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