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About Julia

I love color and sparkle. My God has created so many beautiful things in this world! Designing jewelry, capturing photos, dancing, singing, loving, laughing, creating, are the things I enjoy most. I write, crochet, and read, and find something lovely in every day.

New House, New Blog!

Hi there! Goodness – does anybody read this blog still? I abandoned it and went back to blogger after I got frustrated with my theme – I could have just changed the theme, silly me… ๐Ÿ™‚ ANYWAY, I have an … Continue reading

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Uh – Hi!

Hey Readers! So… guess I unintentionally neglected my blog for a bit. So sorry about that! I woke upย yesterday morning at 7:00 to my radio alarmย saying “President Obama has asked for cooperation following his reelection.” Ugh. It’s hard to describe … Continue reading

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When He Calls – Do We Answer?

This is a re-post of one of my favorite articles I’ve ever written for the devotional blog Meditations of His Love. I hope you enjoy it. ๐Ÿ™‚ ************************************************************** So this is what it looks like. Youโ€™re sitting at your desk … Continue reading

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I am Brand New

Brand New – by Kerri Crocker This song sort of became my ‘theme song’ after my month off from the computer. I found it on a CD of ‘the top indie artists from 2008’ that I bought on sale at … Continue reading

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I am SO PROUD of him!

My brothers aren’t “Post pictures of me on your blog” kind of guys, but just this once I couldn’t help shouting from the rooftops (or so to speak) about something one of them has done. ๐Ÿ™‚ My brother Mark (our … Continue reading

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Something Cheery

Good morning! ๐Ÿ™‚ I woke up with this bouncy song running through my head… and thought I’d share it with you. ๐Ÿ™‚ Favorite Song by TobyMac, featuring Jamie Grace: Verse 1: My whole life I’ve wondered how this wandering heart … Continue reading

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Why I’m voting for Mitt Romney

I usually don’t get into politics at all. In other words – or as I like to say – I wouldn’t know a poli-tick if I met it in the street. ๐Ÿ˜‰ But after reading and hearing some of the … Continue reading

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My Computer-Free Month was Fun!

I never expected I’d actually enjoy not using my laptop for a month, but to my surprise, I certainly did. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hi Everybody! It’s great to be back! I’ve really missed blogging and hearing your responses. So… what did I … Continue reading

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A Sabbatical

To my Dear Friends, God has been showing me things about my life lately that I need to change. My desire is to become the godly woman he wants me to be. One area of my life that desperately needs … Continue reading

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30 Days #18 – Makeup

Day 18 – What’s in your makeup bag? Well, actually, I don’t have a makeup bag. ๐Ÿ˜€ I don’t use much makeup! What do I use? I’ll explain… All I really “need” for makeup is a little brush of this … Continue reading

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30 Days #17 – 20 Facts

Day 17 – Share 20 facts about yourself I’m posting this on an extremely rainy evening because it’s the easiest option on the list – the others I have left would require me snapping a picture of something, and it’s … Continue reading

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30 Days #16 – Crocheted Vase

Day 16 – Something you could never get tired of doing Well, I would like to say dancing or Ultimate Frisbee. ๐Ÿ˜‰ But truthfully, I can get tired of doing those two very enjoyable activities, simply because they require so … Continue reading

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