Tuesday, December 1, 2009

More Christmas Decor at the Homestead

So this is the dining room. LOL Remember that commercial that was on a long time ago? As promised I cleaned up my crafting stuff and snapped some pictures. I love taking pictures in the evening but sometimes they are hard to see as you can tell. So come on in and look around. Once again Merry Christmas!!!!











































I have to share this special early Christmas present I just received while writing this entry. The phone just rang and it showed up on my caller ID that it was a local hospital that I have had dealings with. If you'll remember this spring I was having major health issues and had some procedures done. Well, of course I received a bill this summer for my portion after insurance had paid. Of course I didn't have the money to pay it and there is no setting up any special payment plans with this hospital that I had to charge almost $1000.00 on a credit card. This is the weird part. The phone call was the hospital saying that the insurance just paid the bill that I had already paid and that they would be refunding my payment in full. Isn't it strange how God works in mysterious ways?
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19 comments:

Grammy Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

WOOHOO on that phone call Mary! What great timing too - in time for Christmas and heating bills huh?!!

You know, it is hard to tell you live in a rental - you have done such a great job with your home and the Christmas just makes it even better! I love your special touches.

Lillie Mae Acres said...

Wonderful miracle about the medical bill. I love your Christmas decor and home.

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

God sure does work in his own way, what a great Christmas present from Him!

I absolutely love your diningroom chairs!!! Every prim looks wonderful and Linda's right it sure doesn't look like you rent!
Rondell

basketsnprims said...

Mary,
Love your Christmas touches here & there & WOOHOO on the phone call. Good for you.
Hugs,
Pam

Tonya said...

What a blessing that phone call was! God is good ALL the time!!

I so enjoy looking at all the photos you've posted. Everything is just so well put together. And thank you for posting a picture with fruit. While I was putting out our Christmas decorations I hung a picture of a wooden trencher bowl with red/green apples. My seven year old asked me what apples had to do with Christmas. I told her I liked it because they're red/green which are common Christmas colors. I also showed her pics from the Colonial Williamsburg site where fruit was used. She discounted the web site saying they weren't "real" people. Now I can show her that "real" people do decorate with fruit.

Have a wonderful day!

Sandy said...

Now that is a fun phone call to receive during this time of the year :) I am happy for you!

Your dining room looks awesome...Love it all! You have some really nice pieces of furniture.

Sandy

marie said...

PTL for the happy phone call! And thank you for shairng your lovely home. The dining room looks so inviting!

Nancy said...

That is just wonderful news and right when you have car repairs. Good people get good things.
Your house is so beautiful. You have a great decorating ability.
Nancy

Julie said...

Picture perfect!! And your story is truly a tender mercy. How wonderful!! Blessings to you!! Julie

Kath ~★The Olde Weeping Cedar ★~ said...

WOW-Everything is so PRETTY!!

Carla said...

Everything looks wonderful! What a great Christmas present you got with that phone call! Perfect timing.

~Jess said...

WOW! That's wonderful!


You're home looks great!

Jody said...

Everything is so pretty! What a beautiful job! Congrats on that paid bill and Merry Christmas!

Jacque said...

thanks for sharing with your pic's.. beautiful.. and congrat's on the hospital bill, that is a wonderful Christmas present in itself.

carolyn@primitive~devotion said...

Mary, your home looks absolutely amazing! I love your diningroom table and chairs! And all the special little touches and your Santa collection, etc!
And I am so happy for you about getting a refund! Merry Christmas! God is so good!

LeeHillPrimitives said...

HI Mary, Your home looks amazing. Beautiful pictures! God is always in our side, what a blessing that phone call was. Such a great Christmas present!

ohiofarmgirl said...

What a great Christmas present...count your blessings.
Your house looks so festive..thank you for sharing your home with us. Dianntha

Jo-Anne said...

What a wonderful phone call. God certainly does let us know that he is mindful of us, doesn't he? I am so happy for you.

Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

Hi Mary!!
Yes, he sure does work in mysterious yet wonderful ways!! This is one of those times you wish you could just run up and give him a BIG HUG!! I love those moments!!

Your dining room looks soooo amazing!! Love it!!
Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for your help on my cabinet.
I just got home from a shopping trip. I bought me some new goodies and hopefully will find time this weekend to do some tweeking.
I will post photos soon.
Thanks again sweet heart!!
~Tam