Author Archives: Charmadawn

About Charmadawn

Jesus lover πŸ’œ Wife of Steve for 34 years πŸ’œ Mom to 2 grown kiddos πŸ’œ BB to grandsons Jack and Luke πŸ’œ4 years ago we purchased, Rescued and Restored a 116 year old farmhouse and we live together as a multigenerational household. Come follow our crazy. Isaiah 54:7

Chosen Family

As we watched a television show last week, a phrase was used……… chosen family. They spoke of people, no one that shares your DNA, not blood relatives not even a distant 4th cousin. It means people that are close like … Continue reading

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The Beauty Or the Crack

Steve and I have been working on a long overdue project this week. It’s going to be fantastic, but sometimes things don’t go as planned I bought this old stained glass window from a friend a few years ago. It … Continue reading

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The Poke

Do you ever feel a poke? A finger slightly poking you on your shoulder (not really poking!) a nudge in your brain telling you to do something? If you follow Jesus, we would say it’s the Holy Spirit. If you … Continue reading

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Smiling behind the mask

Since March, life has just been…….. Weird? Crazy? Sad? How many other adjectives can 2020 be described as? Every time I have to wear a mask to go out in public I’m shocked this is what we now must do … Continue reading

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I Heard It From A Friend

I have great friends that will call me when they see something I might like. It might be a piece of furniture, a decoration, a piece of clothing, etc. I take it as a huge complement that people will see … Continue reading

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The Squeaky Floor

Timehop has been reminding me that 4 years ago we were in the last weeks of renovating the old house and getting ready to move in. So much life has happened in 4 years and while it feels like a … Continue reading

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An Old Mirror and Why Does it Have to Weigh 100 Pounds?

One of the busiest rooms in the house is the mudroom. It’s the door most used for comings and goings and it is the drop off for all the STUFF. I had already created a cubbie system for shoes and … Continue reading

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An Old Door Story

We were helping with demo for a local organization who had just purchased a SWEET new property. Walls came down Lots of debris hauled out A few doors were leftover DOORS??? I love an old door Who am I kidding, … Continue reading

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Will You Pray With Me?

I’m not an early riser This morning decided differently Eyes pop open at 4:30am I will myself to try and go back to sleep PLEASE!! I don’t want to get up yet Fine Coffee it is A quiet house, which … Continue reading

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Is It Good Enough? lol

Do you ever feel good enough? Pretty enough? Smart enough? Our world knocks us down A lot. Last week, while getting ready for our shift volunteering at the Interfaith Thrift Store, a table was brought to my attention. “Charma, this … Continue reading

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