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

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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10 Years

I love it when a random text comes through and says β€œis it ok if we bring the girls to swim?” Yes! We chat We play A conversation was started and it sounded something like this. β€œWhat are you writing … Continue reading

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One Way to Hide the Ugly

Once upon a time an AC wall unit hung amidst beautiful colonial blue cabinets and other lovely items. It felt ugly and a little misplaced. In another land, doors left over from a yonder project were left discarded amongst other … Continue reading

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Master Bedroom Makeover

We purchased our bedroom furniture many years ago. It was a splurge It is really great quality and I knew when we bought it, it would be around for a LONG TIME. However………I got really tired of the dark stain. … Continue reading

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From Ashes to Beauty

How do you handle stress? Hard things? Bad news? Covid 19 George Floyd Ahmed Aubrey So many things to process. It’s overwhelming at times and I run to the garage. I insert my ear buds. Worship music flows. Loudly. Books … Continue reading

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Pause

This morning as we woke and swung our legs over the side of the bed, the sweet feel of grit was welcomed. Not really welcomed Our bedroom has been undergoing a facelift and while it’s fun to see the newness … Continue reading

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