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{Mountain Trip}

  We surely give our Lord the praise for allowing us to take some time to enjoy the mountains before Marty returns to work. He is doing good and a little mountain air was just what the doctor ordered.  It had snowed a few days earlier prior to our arrival so on the first day we arrived the mountain side was covered with white beauty that already had started melting. I still can't believe I didn't snap a picture of it! Guess this Floridian was just glad to see that white stuff for a change! The weather was perfect.  The cabin was lovely. We have stayed in this cabin before and loved it. We enjoyed a lot of afternoon and late evening fires.   We enjoyed walking some outside the cabin and Marty likes to hike. However, that was limited for now but we did managed to get in some walking. I even managed to get in a little yoga one morning! Marty said, "You are on vacation now"! LOL!  We went to several nearby towns for day trips and enjoyed eating out and a little shopping!

{Happy December Everyone}

 

Hello to everyone. I am so sorry that I have been missing in action with blogging as of late. I wanted to pop in and to tell you sweet friends that I am doing fine. Many of you have reached out to me. Marty and I have tried to do more hunting together this season and though he isn't retired he has taken an extra day here and there off so we have tried to hunt more. Marty's dad was also under the weather for a spell and though he is much better and able to hunt with us that surely requires extra time and attention and we are thrilled that he is able to go with us when we go. We've honestly had a lot going on and it would take too long for me to share. However, I wanted to pop in and say hey and that I do pray that you all have a very Merry Christmas. I am hoping to get back to some normalcy soon. Not sure what normal is at times but I give God the praise for every day we have. 


I did harvest a nice buck on one my trips. The Lord just simply found favor in me on that cold Georgia morning. 


I've gotten all my Christmas decor done except for my dining table and I am doing it tomorrow I hope. I did get the most important part of my decor up early though and have been enjoying this beautiful nativity set my three daughters gave to me. 

As most of you know I was challenged to do a focus board each month for the new year, 2022. I have been faithful to do that each month and it has been so good for me in lots of ways. My December focus says it all for me. 

I hope that you all have a wonderful week and I will be dropping in this week to visit, God willing. God bless each of you and may all of your Christmas wishes come true.

Hugs and blessings, Cindy


Comments

  1. Look at you with that big Buck that you got. That's great! Sorry things are a bit hectic for you. I suppose December can be that way. Have a good week.

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  2. Hi Cindy, so happy to see you post. I follow you on IG, so I know you have been busy with your family as I have. Enjoy the season!

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  3. Hello Cindy, I am so glad to read your post and know that you are well. I am glad your FIL is much improved. Blessings to you, sweet friend!

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  4. I was beginning to wonder, but had seen your posts on FB, so knew you were alive and well! That buck is huge! I hope you all enjoy lots of good venison dinners from that one! What all do you fix with that? I'd be curious to know. Love your nativity set! That is really really special, especially that your daughters all gave it to you. And I love your focus board and verses. That's been very special to see each month. God bless you dear friend. I hear you about normalcy, etc. It's been crazy for us too, but it's all good and we are blessed. Have a very Merry Christmas season.

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    1. Pam, we make all sorts of dishes with our deer venison. We love it. I've truly enjoyed my focus boards each month.

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  5. I'm glad that Marty's dad is doing better. Your scripture verse is a sweet reminder that Jesus is our hope and our strong tower. I'm glad you enjoyed the hymn on my blog. I do love some of the modern contemporary Christian music but there is something about those old hymns that touch my heart. Have a lovely week, my friend.

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    1. Thanks you Melanie. I love all different types of music and songs. I have listened to what you posted this morning and it sure brought joy to my heart.

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  6. Congrats on the buck! Nothing like food in the freezer. ☺️

    I was wondering where you had run off to... So glad that you popped in to update us.
    Many blessings this December...

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  7. Life can get busy! Have a wonderful December Cindy!

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  8. Your Nativity set is beautiful!

    I've seen your IG and FB posts, so I knew you were having fun in real life! LOL.

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  9. You are my favorite huntress, Miss Cindy! It was good to read a post from you. You have been very faithful with your message board, and your nativity set from your daughters is beautiful! I am enjoying mine that my family gave me years ago. Thank you for popping in to visit my little blog.
    Enjoy the blessings of the Advent Season.

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  10. I see you'll have a freezer full of venison!! I love chili made with venison, so good! Was good to see your FIL was well enough to go hunting with you, hope he remains well. As always, your Christmas decorations are lovely, look forward to seeing more. Merry Christmas

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    1. We love venison chili too. I actually cook a lot with venison. Of course my favorite is fried back stap!

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  11. Pleased to read your post and know that you are well.

    December is so often a busy month.
    I hope your FIL remains well.

    I do like your nativity scene ...

    Enjoy your December days.

    All the best Jan

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  12. So good to stop by and hear the latest with you. Nice kill, look at you! Happiest of holidays to you and yours!

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  13. Oh it's so good to see you again, sweet Cindy! I'd come by here and there to see if you'd written and all I can say is that you've been missed. You are a ray of sunshine, girl! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas season. I know there'll be lots of love and laughter and joy around the table because that's who you are.

    And yes, one of blogging's many pleasures is that we make our own schedule and can come and go as we please. It's all grace. Enjoy right where you are, friend.
    xo

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    1. Thank you Linda. You sure have a way of brightening up my day.

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  14. I'm glad you're doing well and enjoying your December! It's going too fast!

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  15. Like you, Cindy, I've had some things going on that prevented me from indulging in blog reading and commenting as much as I like to do. But everybody understands, and we are just glad to see that you are still alive and well! (smile) Your decorations and sharing Scripture are always inspiring and helpful to me in the deepest places of my being. Hugs to you!

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  16. Wow, that is a nice buck! Very impressive, my friend! Sending hugs your way tonight. :)

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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