Sunday, July 31, 2011

The places you live mold you….

Once upon a time there was a young mother who lived in a fairy tale land full of darling cottages and beautiful ocean views. Little did she know at the time her love affair with cottages would last her whole life. She dreamed that one day she would live in a quaint little cottage like the ones she saw everyday for a year….

Carmel, California was a fairy tale land to live by and shaped my life in ways I would have never expected. How blessed I was to live in such a gorgeous spot on earth. I dream of going back one day soon….. please…..very soon…..




                                                     Josh was 3 and we would spend hours walking the streets of Carmel and visiting the Sea Lions or as Josh would call them – ERKS. It was a magical place and one of the most gorgeous places on Earth- in my book.



The dry barren land where I live now is nothing like there- but it is Home and I think it is where my heart is….

      Molly B

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Taking a bit of Home with you….


Oh the fun I could have fixing one of these little houses on wheels up….

65520054_wmVp2XmE_bAnd then I would load up the friends and off we would go on adventures to be had and lots of shopping along the way!

Just doing a little dreaming or maybe I have had a heat stroke……

ready to hit the road

Molly B

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Wednesday Words….


Sunday, July 24, 2011

My Garden….


It has been the extreme of temps this year in my garden. My flowers are not liking it to well. First the Hard cold winter we had – the worst in years – record days of ice and snow. Then this summer- all time high in temps – we are on 44 days of straight temps above 100! we are melting down here! But just when I want to throw in the water hose – God gives me a present to say – Thank you for caring for my world and Enjoy!


His mercies are abundant

Molly B

Thursday, July 21, 2011

My name is Molly…

and I am a Pinterest addict! Have you heard about the great new sight that is full of ideas? What exactly is Pinterest? A website created to organize and store the things you see online that you want to remember. Like a pin board or bulletin board, just digitally. So when you see something you like, you can just pin it to your board. Want to create a board about words to live by? You can. About decorating? Yes. About cakes? Yes. Anything!


I have given up magazines or decorating books and now I just look on Pinterest – AND I CAN’T STOP!  But oh the creative things I have seen and the list of “to make” list goes on and on and on-by the way I have a Board of “things to make” – see how wonderful it is? You can follow my boards at  Search my name and you can see what I have discovered. BUT I warn you to be ready to spend HOURS looking. Tip – just set a timer and then you can make yourself stop!!!!

             Happy Pinning!

                     Molly B

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Words to live by….


Sunday, July 17, 2011

My pink Bicycle…..

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Thanks Roxanne for my bicycle-I painted it pink and added a  basket full of pink geraniums- what could say summer more?

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Words to live by…..

I am starting a weekly blog of ”Words to live by”- I love words that make me think – don’t you? I do hope you know the most important words that I live by are found in my Bible – the greatest words ever written.

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When I ran across this little saying last week it hit me hard –  I do believe that God sometimes just has to hit me over the head to make me listen and trust him. I believe that everything happens to us for a reason and in perfect timing – maybe not the timing we want but what God sees best. I have gone through many years of deep hurt and betrayal. What I have thankfully realized the last few days is I have walked through the storm and have come out the other side – I can see the sunshine now -I have been delivered. Through out my walk I knew that God was beside me, but what I realize now is – He was saving me- delivering me to a better life – a happier life- a free life – A life free from stress- a life surrounded by my family that loves me – friends that I can trust and love ,that truly care about me.

The Bible verses that God has put on my heart the last couple of days are two of my favorites-

“ My God shall supply all yours needs according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus” Philippians 4:19

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, Thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope”Jeremiah 29:11

I had the opportunity to come face to face with my past and it was in that moment  that God spoke to me in a powerful way- I have delivered you –YOU have all you need. 

My past is just that – my past, I now realize I would not go back to that life and thank God for my future. The people that hurt me in my past are not in my Future! Praise God!!

  Delivered-by his Grace

               Molly B

Sunday, July 10, 2011

A Happy day for a little lady….

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Our little ladybug celebrated in a big way her 1st Birthday! Her precious Mom and Dad planned the cutest and funniest birthday for her. Ladybugs were everywhere – REAL ones too! With their very own home.

callies birthday 2011 012  Cookies, Cake, cupcakes oh my – we had it all!

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Presents too of course!

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Callie wasn’t too sure about her cake – she eats good food like VEGETABLES – so this cake was a little sweet.

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              Molly B ( also known as Grammy)

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Callie girl…..

Dear Callie,

Happy Birthday Sweet Callie Jane! I can not believe you turn 1 years old today What a year it has been!

I’ll just let you know you had my heart the minute I met you. I had been waiting for a little girl my whole life – so you see I was very excited to finally meet you.


You are one lucky girl – God blessed you with the best Mom,Dad and big brother Drew.

DSC03291Just about 1 month after you joined our family you moved to Abilene. I don’t know if you know it or not but you are the 5th generation of our family to live here. It is a special place with wonderful people with hearts the size of Texas. I have loved having you just down the road a bit that I can check in on you and watch you when Mom and Dad aren’t around.

DSC03334Callie,I have watched you grow into a Happy Happy little girl – you rarely cry and always have a smile, and when you reach your arms out to me – it melts my heart! 

From the moment you were born you have had a bow in your hair- I don’t think I have seen you with out one! I love the way you keep it in your hair like you know that little girls are suppose to have bows!


Just another silly thing that Grammys love about little girls.






This past year your mom has become quite the photographer – you have an amazing mom! Some of my favorite ones that she has taken this year show just how happy you are.



SONY DSC You my dear are always up for adventure with brother Drew. You rarely meet a stranger and walk right into a room and take over. I love that about you.

I think my all time favorite picture of you this year has got to be the one your mom took of you eating watermelon. I laughed out loud when she sent it to me. You do like to eat and haven’t really met any food you don’t like.

photo Callie we have had a wonderful year together and I can’t believe you are 1 year old. My prayer for you Callie girl is a life full of Love and most of all laughs – lots of laughs. And always- above all- remember if Mom and Dad say No – I am just down the road-

                        Love you to the moon and back!

                                   Callie Girl

                              Happy Birthday


Thursday, July 07, 2011

The color of summer…


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I just can’t get enough of it…And don’t you love it with RED?

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

A grand ole time….

The 4th of July was filled with

The cutest Parade EVER! Because Drew and Callie were in it….

Baking cookies and decorating them…so fun and festive!

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and of course -  Fireworks- love them!

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Saturday, July 02, 2011

Happy 4th of July….

My second favorite holiday…. I love Red,White and Blue and what the 4th of July means for our country- so on this 4th you MUST….

Have a picnic….


or go to a parade….


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              But most of all Wave your flags high for the

                            RED,WHITE and BLUE !!