whatever is lovely... if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things. Philippians 4:8

How Fun! Vol. 25

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“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:

Raindrops on white crabapple blossoms from Beauty Observed

I have an instagram confession to make.  I follow lots of doxie pages. I just can’t help myself!  They are just too funny and I love the breed.  I’m sure you’ve seen our Ollie make his appearance around the blog.

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I came across this quote this week by C.S. Lewis.

“To love you as I should, I must worship God as Creator.

When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. In so far as I learn to love my earthly dearest at the expense of God and instead of God, I shall be moving towards the state in which I shall not love my earthly dearest at all. When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased.”

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I saw a trailer for a new movie coming out called The Hundred-Foot Journey starring Helen Mirren.  Because I am one of those people who needs likes to read the book first, I picked it up at the library yesterday.  It is now added to my never ending growing stack of books to enjoy.  (I really know nothing about the movie or the book, so if you happen to see or read it based on this mention, and you hate it, I’m sorry. lol)

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We now have a Free for You page.  You can find all our past free downloads and printables.   Enjoy!

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What we are eating next week:

  • Saturday Buffalo Chicken Salad, biscuits
  • Sunday Dinner at a friend’s house.
  • Monday Spaghetti, meat sauce, rolls, broccoli
  • Tuesday Sloppy joes, zesty fries, mixed vegetables
  • Wednesday Pizza, cut up vegetables
  • Thursday Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, carrots
  • Friday Homemade chicken noodle soup, rolls, salad

Baking this weekend: chocolate chip cookies


Rain drops on lambs' ear with Jim George quote Spread a little Light this week! Share this above meme on your favorite social media site, or email it to a friend. Click the image to see it at full size.


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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!

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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.”

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13 thoughts on “How Fun! Vol. 25”

  • I just love that C.S. Lewis quote. Read it a couple times to let it really sink in. And I have never heard of that book or film! Adding it to my stack too…Linked up my summer clothing post. I don’t know if it qualifies as beautiful, but I happen to think there is great beauty in the art of dressing. Have a wonderful weekend, and thanks for hosting!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

    • Alison,
      I agree about the C.S. Lewis quote. It needs to be read a few times in order to really be able to take it apart and understand it.

      Fashion is entirely beautiful and I’m glad you linked it up 🙂 And I can’t wait to see your awesome new haircut!

      Have a great weekend!

  • I am so excited to be back on your linkup that I included two recipes this time! I think I have missed the past two weeks.

    I really like your C.S. Lewis quote! I just haven’t learned how to put that advice into practice yet.

    • Dawn,

      Thanks for linking up two recipes! The more the merrier 😀

      The C.S. Lewis quote is new to me, too. And living it out will take a lifetime, I think 🙂

      (((hugs))) for your weekend.

    • Thank you, Jill.

      I am not on goodreads. Are you? Do you like it?

      Thanks for commenting and linking up!

      Have a wonderful weekend. Can’t wait to see it on instagram 🙂 I love your instagram <3

  • Hello Elizabeth!

    Stopping by from Nancherrow and linked up to your meme here. Such a lovely, God-honoring blog. So nice to visit with you.

    Kindly, Lorraine

    • Thank you so much for your kind comments!

      Nancherrow is wonderful, isn’t she? Thank you so much for letting me know how you found me and for linking up!

  • I really love the C.S. Lewis quote. Super good! Thank you for the Free for You page. I’m horrible at grabbing stuff when I first see so love having an easy place to turn to. You are AWESOME! The linkup for some reason doesn’t work from my office computer so I will link up tonight. Have a beautiful day!! It actually snowed here in Chicago. Grrr. Much love.

  • I love how you share beauty. I miss linking up everywhere, especially here. Hopefully when I get my life back in order I will feel free to do so again. I love community!

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