Author Archives: Charmadawn

About Charmadawn

Jesus lover 💜 Wife of Steve for 36 years 💜 Mom to 2 grown kiddos 💜 BB to grandsons Jack, Luke snd Patrick Joseph 💜5 years ago we purchased, Rescued and Restored a 118 year old farmhouse and we live together as a multigenerational household. Come follow our crazy. Isaiah 54:7

It’s Home

I read a quote yesterday that said “It’s not the size of your home…… it’s the way people feel when they are in it.” We have a giant home It houses a lot of people. One that’s brand new You … Continue reading

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Baby Boy 3.0

Contractions every day for weeks…… Nothing consistent but we wait and wait and wait. The ninth month seems endless. Mommy continues to care for your brothers just like every other day. She takes you all to mass every day. We … Continue reading

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Downtown

Our front porch is getting a facelift. It’s a very loved and used spot in our home. Sometimes it’s a quiet retreat to read or watch people walk by. Weekly, women of all ages, races and specialities sit, have coffee … Continue reading

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Do you Romanticize?

Last week I watched the Oprah interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. This week I have been listening to the book by Michelle OBama. I’ve decided that I romanticize peoples lives. Isn’t life perfect with your pretty little crown, … Continue reading

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The Itch to Switch

Why would you change something that was so pretty? I heard this a lot as I planned and prepared to change this wall. I stenciled this wall a few years ago (2017) and while I loved it…….. I get the … Continue reading

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Life Under a Tarp

Does anyone else see life lessons in the most mundane of activities? I was mopping the floors and as I mopped, little paint specks kept grabbing my attention. Why are there paint specks when I diligently use tarps on the … Continue reading

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The Doors from France

As I walked through the door opening to the master suite every day multiple times, I always knew I wanted something else. Something that would give the opening some pizzazz. The opening was not always there. When we bought the … Continue reading

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Day 3 Lent Journal – Whose Shoes Today?

I put on my shoes, charged up my ear buds and headed out the door. Holy rain clouds Courtney grabbed a raincoat for me and said “are you going?” I am I got to the end of the driveway and … Continue reading

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Day 2 Lent Journal – Chapter 36 on Repeat

I put in my ear buds and started on chapter 36 of this months book club selection. Such a good book and while I should have been finished long ago…….I haven’t Which way do I turn out of the driveway? … Continue reading

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Day 1 Lent Journal – Walk in my Shoes

Today is the first day of Lent Lent is defined as a period of 40 days that Christians observe from Ash Wednesday to Easter, often marked by giving something up. I have not always been on board with Lent or … Continue reading

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