How Fun! Vol. 26


“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:

hosta raindrops beauty observed

I really like this song God Day by Jen Stranbro.  I heard it on the Inspired to Action podcast about Jessi Connelly.


I mentioned here that I love housesVictoria Elizabeth Barnes is a really fun blog by a couple who are restoring their 1890 Victorian house.  Victoria has a slight obsession with Craig’s list and has a flair for the beautiful!


I’ve added another book to my summer reading list:  A Fine Romance by Susan Branch.  It’s all about her trip to England with beautiful hand painted illustrations.


 I recently read this fascinating article about creativity and walking.  “Many of our famous authors and painters and composers were huge walkers that would go walking for inspiration.”-John Ratey


What we are eating next week:

Baking this weekend: Mixed Berry Scones

Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead Ephesians 5:14bSpread 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.

Whatever is Lovely Friday Link-up Party at Beauty Observed  Link up and let your light shine!

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.”


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7 thoughts on “How Fun! Vol. 26

  1. Sharon

    Hi Elizabeth! I’m new to your blog and link-up party, but I’m excited to discover some new friends! I liked your post a lot. Especially the photo of the leaves – very lovely! And I also loved the verse from Ephesians. Sometimes I feel like my spirit is dead (tired) – but it’s so wonderful to know that we are never without the Light of the Son!


    1. Elizabeth Post author


      Thank you so much for linking-up! It’s wonderful to have you here!

      We are so blessed to have the Word of God to help us see the Light of the Son!

  2. marie

    Do you already have A Fine Romance? It’s a beautiful book! My family is planning a trip to England in the Fall and a friend of mine bought the book for me to read before we leave. I’m about half way through it and I love it! I’m sure you will too! Enjoy!!

    1. Elizabeth Post author

      How wonderful that your family will be traveling to England! I can’t wait to read about it on your blog!

      I picked up A Fine Romance from the library. I was thinking that today would be the perfect day to sit in the garden and start it! The book is so beautiful, isn’t it? I purchase the Susan Branch calendar every year and it hangs in my kitchen. Do you read her blog?

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