Design Vlog: Designing the Heart of the Home – Part 2

After my recent vlog, “The True Heart of Cypress,” I thought it would be great to follow up with a closer look at the appliances I chose to include in my kitchen and why.

This is part two of two in this series – where you’ll get my thoughts on warming drawers, dishwashers, ovens, refrigerators and more.

Let me know what you think in the comments – I’d love to hear how your ideal kitchen would be set up and why.

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Design Vlog: Designing the Heart of the Home – Part 1

After my recent vlog, “The True Heart of Cypress,” I thought it would be great to follow up with a closer look at the appliances I chose to include in my kitchen and why.

This is part one of two in this series – where you’ll get my thoughts on cooktops, warming drawers and more. I’ll even fill you in on why I made an exception to one of my own kitchen design “cardinal sins” of putting an appliance in an island.

Let me know what you think in the comments – I’d love to hear how your ideal kitchen would be set up and why.

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Why I am Thankful at Thanksgiving

The older I get, the higher my gratitude meter needs to goes up & up & up.

Why?

Because if I am not grateful for all that I have now, right now @ this very time, what does that say about me?

It says that I am not acknowledging my faults of being a perfectionist, always striving for new and higher goals, and my fears of insecurity and anxiety if I do not obtain these often unrealistic goals. And to me, contentment without a grateful heart is impossible.

And yes, the flip side of these traits is all good stuff as long as I am grateful for where I am and what I have and what I have accomplished in the right here and the right now.

So, here is my “THANKFUL” @ this THANKSGIVING @ this age & stage of my life.

My FAITH is my ultimate above all and everything in my life.

I am only doing what I am doing because of a life-giving sustaining faith that fills me with hope and joy and peace no matter my circumstances.

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Whether you’re ready or not, the holidays are fast approaching. In fact, Thanksgiving is less than a week away! My goodness, where does the time go?

Have you considered yet how you’ll feed the hungry throng of family members or perhaps it is just three or four of you? Dreading spending all that time in the kitchen? Wishing you could spend more time with loved ones and provide them a healthier-than-usual meal at the same time?

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Yucky… Gross for Sure!

Not pretty I know. Really, pretty disgusting thought. I know.

But this is what all that holiday butter and fat looks like inside our life flowing arteries that are just trying to keep us going, one heart beat at a time.

Now I am not trying to be the Grinch that Stole Christmas!

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