A Day in My Life: The Summer of House Updates

Suzanne Family, Going Green, house update, Kitchen remodel, Simple Living, Summer, Uncategorized

This summer, one of our main focuses has been to get some much-overdo updates on our 1955-era house. It started when I pointed out a cracked tile in an extremely outdated bathroom to my husband. Being a highly detailed and uber-literal guy, he created five phases of updates for the house. Five phases. We are now on Phase Three. Dry wall …

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Author Spotlight: Missing by Lisa Harris

Suzanne Author Spotlight

Congratulations to the winner of last week’s Author Spotlight giveaway of What Matters Most by Kellie Coates Gilbert, JERI WILSON. Please email info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize. Welcome Lisa Harris, author of Missing, to Author Spotlight! Leave a comment below to enter to win a copy. Introduce us to you as an author: When did you get bit with the writing bug? …

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Author Spotlight: What Matters Most by Kellie Coates Gilbert

Suzanne Author Spotlight

Congratulations to the winner of last week’s Author Spotlight giveaway of Sea Rose Lane by Irene Hannon, HEIDI ROBBINS. Please email info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize. Welcome Kellie Coates Gilbert, author of What Matters Most, to Author Spotlight! Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win a copy. Introduce us to you as an author: When did …

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Penn Dutch Proverbs: Stinking Fish

Suzanne Amish Proverbs

Proverb: Der Fischmann greischt net “schtinkiche Fisch. Translation: The fishmonger never calls stinking fish. What it really means: No huckster decries his wares. The fishmonger never calls stinking fish. -Penn Dutch Proverb Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram.

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Declaration of Independence

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Happy Independence Day! Here’s a fun fact for you. In the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote the words: “…life, liberty and the pursuit of possessions.” Later it was changed to “…life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” To the colonists’ way of thinking, materialism was driving the expansion of the New World. Possessions, to them, equaled …