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Here are some hope-filled articles to encourage you:

I Painted a Sofa – Really!

For months now, I have talked about painting a sofa. I’ve read many articles and blogs about painting fabric on furniture. It sounded like a crazy idea, but it interested me…

Take-Out Tuesdays: Fantastic Suggestions from Friends

Since I have started featuring different things that make MEMPHIS great, I have been receiving many emails, notes, Facebook ideas and so much more. People are stopping me at church,…

A Song for Sunday – You Are God Alone

Today, I have chosen a song that reminds us of just how amazing our God really is. It’s called “You are God Alone,” and it’s performed by Phillips, Craig and Dean.…

What a Great Idea – Staycation Idea from Jeff and Cindy Whitney

Recently I had the chance to speak with Jeff and Cindy Whitney, long-time Memphis residents who LOVE to eat out, talk about food, read about food and try new restaurants.…

Worship Wednesday – The Best Kept Secret in Memphis – Gracepoint Baptist

It’s been called, “The Best Kept Secret in Memphis,” by long-time member Linda Harper. Linda and her husband Bob have known about this great secret for a good while now.…

Take-Out Tuesdays: For a Special Occasion at Texas de Brazil

Our family ventured out recently to celebrate a very special occasion – my husband’s birthday. We wanted to him to have a great meal, so we took him out for…

Keep on Steppin’ – Don’t Stop

She called me upset about her marriage. A friend had given her my name. I listened to her, I encouraged her, I prayed for her and I ended our conversation with these…

Another New Feature on the blog – Worship Wednesday

If you were to drive through the city of Memphis, you would notice a church, synagogue, mission or Christian ministry on almost every block. Our city is in the southern…

Something new… Take-Out Tuesday & Belly Acres

Entering 2015 with a desire to encourage myself and other people to enjoy our city more, I thought a weekly food and restaurant feature might be fun. Much like the city…

So many GREAT words. Which one did you choose?

Over the weekend, I posted a blog about choosing a WORD for 2015. This one word is to sum up your goals, plans, passions and heart’s desire for the new…

What’s your WORD??

A few years ago, I read of a wonderful idea to put into practice at the beginning of a new year. The idea was to simply choose one word to…

Yes, There ARE Some Great Things in Memphis!!

Earlier this week, I put out a question on Facebook and received so many great responses that I thought I’d post them so that everyone could enjoy these ideas. Thanks…