“How fun!” I find myself exclaiming this many times throughout the week. Here are just a few things that touched me or made me smile:
Are you a Downton Abbey fan? I go back and forth. I’m an episode or two behind. Did you know that Lady Carnarvon from Highclere Castle, where Downton is filmed, has a website? How fun!
Lady Carnarvon has written two books, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey and Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey. I will confess that I have not read either book. I did take Lady Almina out of the library, which totally counts for something, right?
I came across two new blogs this week that I think might be useful to some of my readers. The first is Special Needs Siblings. “SpecialNeedSiblings.com enables special need siblings to connect with and encourage each other, and educates others as to what Growing Up Special really means.”
The second new blog is Building Mommy Muscles which piqued my interest because Jenn writes about motherhood, fostering, and adoption.
And in keeping with last week’s theme of giving, I have 3 free pdf downloads! (“It Is Good” – “Whatever is Lovely” – “Radiate Beauty”) These are bookmarks that feature a little inspiration paired with some of my photos. My husband wrote the verse on the one about the Christian perspective on nature:
“The Christian does not worship nature, but she is free to be thankful for it, and to say along with the Creator, ‘It is good.'”
I like that!
Click the links below to open each pdf file.
Or, right click to download the files to your desktop.
Print them out on regular paper or card stock. They will fit fine at 100% on a sheet of 8 1/2 x 11″ paper. Just trim them down and add a little beauty to your reading time. 🙂
What we are eating next week:
- Saturday Homemade vegetable beef soup made from beef bones.
- Sunday Cabbage rolls because they were requested again 😉
- Monday Tuna noodle casserole.
- Tuesday Left overs.
- Wednesday Pizza
- Thursday Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, cooked carrots.
- Friday Beef Burritos, pinto beans, rice
Baking this weekend: Apple pie
Link-up as many posts as you like that are lovely, excellent, or praiseworthy. Share a wonderful piece of writing, a DIY project, a recipe, or anything else that strikes your fancy!
Thanks so much for participating! I appreciate links back to Beauty Observed. Either a text link in your post, or feel free to use my button. Please visit some of the other links and pass them along to your friends. Let’s spread loveliness everywhere!
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Have a great weekend! Remember Philippians 4:8. “whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”
Leave a comment. Let us know if you downloaded the bookmarks. What types of free or downloadable things would you like to see in the future?