Monday, May 31, 2021

Memorial Day


Thank You for your Service

 to our Country and to us as individuals.

We owe you all a huge debt of gratitude.


Greater love has no one than this:

 to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

John 15:13

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Scripture Sunday

Happy Sunday Sweet Friends,

Here are the verses for today!

If you confess with your mouth, " Jesus is Lord " and

believe in your heart that God raised Him (Jesus) from

 the dead, you will be saved.  For it is with your heart that

 you believe and are justified (made as if you never sinned)

and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.

Romans 10:9-10 NIV

This is the beginning to a truly blessed day

and life.........

Hugs,  Nellie

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Friday, May 28, 2021

Thankful Thursday May 27, 2021, Spring decor from the past #2

 For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise. God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne. 

Psalm 47:7-8

Greetings Sweet Friends,

Hope this finds you having a good

 end of the school year.....know it

is much different for many of

 you than in the past.  We have

been enjoying getting to see

our granddaughter for the

whole day again, and actually

have time to do things with her.

Cause typicallly we just get to

see her for a few hours after

 school, so not much time to do

 anything very involved, course,

we are just happy to see her

anytime for however long we

can have not com-

plaining, just saying!

Pictures today are from another

Spring Decor from the past.

So on with my Thankfuls......


Thankful for a trip to TJMaxx
and for dinner at our favorite
Mexican restaurant.

Thankful for how breezy and
 nice it has been here in Florida, 
with low humidity, even tho it
has been in the 80's this past 
week. It's very unusual for this
time of year, and we have been
so blessed to be able to enjoy
being in the yard and on the porch
 a lot.  This next week we are going
 into the 90's.....or at least that's 
what the weather report says! 
Will see if they are right!!  lol

Thankful for another big hurdle hubby
has accomplished with our card shop,
which is gonna be great when it is

Thankful we got to talk to the hubby
 of my friend that passed away back
 in February. We can tell he is having
 a tough time and are glad that he might come and visit her family that is here
 in Florida and her sister and hubby
 who only lives 1 1/2 hrs. away from
 us, and will probably stay with us
some too.

Thankful for a Good Morning
worship service, and then a
nice late lunch with my Son
and Granddaughter at his house.

Thankful that his (our Son's)
 leg is better, since he torn 
a muscle yesterday, so can't 
be walking on it a lot. Hopefully
 it will be well in a few days.
Update: all better now!

Thankful for a long chat
with my Daughter. Hoping
she might get to come in
June sometime.

Thankful for a clean home.
It stays pretty clean but we
did some spring type cleaning
this week, and just knowing
it is cleaner makes it some
how look better too.  lol

Thankful that I was able to
order some nice short out-
fits for lil darling this week
from Children's place, all
at a great price.

Note: In case you have never
 heard of the Children's place.
I really like that store because
they always have free shipping
and their prices are good and
even better when they have
a sale.  Also, I get no payment
or benefits from saying this,
I just really like them and think
they are worthy of a shout 
out!  lol

#10 and #11
Thankful for another fun
 day with lil darling.  She loves
pumpkin pie but never eats
the crust, so we made a
crustless pumpkin pie and
she did most of it with a lil
help from me, did quite a bit
of drawing from a how to
animal drawing book I have, 
she did a great job, you could
definitely tell what they were.
Played some wii.....did quite a
lot of reading today.
Thankful that her reading skills 
are are so good, I hardly had 
to help her, as She sounds things
 out really well on her own.
Afterward all that reading, she
 was very tired so took a 2 hr.
nap in the afternoon, then woke
up feeling better and did some
 more drawing, when her Daddy
 came so she could show him
 her new talent.  lol

Thankful for our backyard,
Our trees have grown so 
much that they give us a nice
canopy of shade, so we have
been enjoying sitting out there
so much because it is peaceful,
pretty and a simple pleasure
for sure.

Well, that's it for 
Cozy Place this week.

Thanks for coming by.

Keep your light shining brightly!

Love, Hugs, and 
End of May Blessings,

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Scripture Sunday


Happy Sunday 
Sweet Friends,

Here is the verses for today!

And this is his command:
to believe in the name of his son,
Jesus Christ, and to love one
another as he commanded us.
Those who obey his commands
live in him, and he in them, and
this is how we know that he
lives in us: we know it by the 
Spirit he gave us.

1 John 3:23-24 NIV

Have a Lovely day,

Hugs, Nellie

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Friday, May 21, 2021

Thankful Thursday May 20, 2021, Spring decor from the past

 For God is the King of all the earth;

sing to him a psalm of praise, 

 God reigns over the nations:

God is seated on his holy throne.

Psalm 47:7-8 NIV


Greetings Sweet Friends,
Hope this finds you doing well.
It's been a fairly good week here,
with some bumps in the road. 
I've been better, but then I have
been worse too.   lol

Pictures today are from Spring Decor from the past.  Since we have another month of Spring left, thought it would be good.

So on with my thankfuls...........


Thankful for a fun night out browsing

at JoAnn's craft, and having din din

at Longhorn Steakhouse.


Thankful for our Gov. Ron DeSantis

and that he has lifted all the covid

restrictions.  Got to shop and dine

without a mask on Sunday...........yayyy!


Thankful for some more backyard

work we did today (Sat.) tree limb

cutting,  looks so much better.


Thankful for meeting a very sweet

young lady last Sunday at church

and we asked her if she wanted

to sit with us this Sunday, since

she was alone, as her children

 were in Children's church. She

accepted and seemed very happy

we asked, so was glad I asked.

Thankful for a lovely worship
service, and then lunch out with
our friends to Cracker Barrel.
Lots of fun.....

Thankful for a blouse I found
at Cracker Barrel.  I have
been looking for a Navy blouse
for a long time in the right shade
 of Navy, and just happened on it
Just love those finds when you 
aren't looking for them.......
Blessings dropped from heaven......

Thankful for a sweet card from
same friend above.

Thankful for a new marriage book
 we are reading which is generating
 a lot of good conversations between
hubby and I, and that's always a 

Thankful for some truth that has
 needed to be revealed to someone 
we love and it has finally happened, 
sad but unfortunately necessary.

Thankful for what was an emotional
surprise phone call from the Sister of
 my dear friend who passed away back
 in February. Wed. was not a good
day for me, and I was missing/wishing
 I could call my friend and talk to her
 cause she was a prayer warrior and
 always very positive and had wise 
advise or comments. She and her Sister
 were so much alike, and they even
 sound alike, so when I heard her voice 
on our voice mail I just had a melt
down, but felt like it was such a gift
from God.  We talked for hours and
it was such a blessing.

Thankful for another fun day
with our lil Granddaughter.
We played chick-fil-a drive
through had breakfast on
the porch as it was nice and
breezy, then played grocery 
store, hide and seek with stuffed
animals, she and hubby put
a bird house kit together, and
 she started painting it, watched
 some planet earth animal videos, 
and then in the later afternoon
 her lil friend nextdoor was able
 to come over and they played
drive thru again, and Grampy
 took the for a wagon ride, then 
we played restaurant, and we
 were the customers. A full day
of fun.....we are tired but happy

Thankful that my Son-in-loves
new nephew arrived safely and
Mom and Baby or doing well.


Well, that's all she wrote, for
Cozy Place this week.

Thanks for hanging out 

Love, Hugs,
and Mid May Blessings,

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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Scripture Sunday

Good Sunday Afternoon

Sweet Friends,

Here are the verses for today.......

Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, 
who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods. 

 Many, LORD my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us.
 None can compare with you; were I to
 speak and tell of your deeds, they would
 be too many to declare.
Psalm 40:4-5 NIV

Have a good time telling 
and reminding 
yourself of HIS good deeds towards
you and yours.


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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Thankful Thursday May 13, 2021, Pictures of our porch re-fresh

For God is the King of all the earth;

 sing to him a psalm of praise. 

 God reigns over the nations; 

God is seated on his holy throne. 

Psalm 47:7-8 NIV

Greetings Sweet Friends,

Hope it has been a good week for you.

It has been a good week here, not a

lot going on this week, which is not

a bad we did get a few

things accomplished which we are

quite happy about anyway and

it has to do with this rug below..

Pictures today are from our 

finally finished porch redo

that we started in early Spring..

The cushions and pillows on the

swing were from my kids last 

year for Mother's day, I think

 it was. We put a fresh coat of paint

 on our swing my Father-in-law

made us as a housewarming present 

over 40 yrs. ago.

We pressured cleaned and put

a fresh coat of urethane on the

porch floor. Bought new rugs,

and regular bed pillow cases

that covered some older cushions,

which will be very easy to launder

if need be, and had the blue pitcher

and the hot pink flowers already.

So very happy to have it finished.

So on with my Thankfuls.....


Thankful we finally repotted a large Scheffler

 plant we had moved off the porch into the yard,

  but it was not liking all the sunshine and heat,

so we found some pretty pots at Sams and

got her done on Saturday.  That baby was

really heavy, course, we made the mistake

of watering while it was still outside,  so

that didn't help any!  lol

Here she is below.  Her leaves should

turn a nice dark green as she is out

of the sun more.


Thankful to finally have finished our porch

re-do.  It was mostly done but needed to put

my new rugs down, that I got for my birthday

the end of March and our newly repotted 

plant.  Very happy with the results. Not

spectacular or anything, but looks great

to us.....


Thankful for a BLT Sandwich for breakfast

this morning.  Haven't made one of those

in years,  and it was really delicious.


Thankful that Lil darling and her Mom

are fine. Praise the Lord, as They were in a

 car accident this week, that may have

 totaled the car.  She is still waiting

to hear.


Thankful for a truly Wonderful

and blessed Mother's day from

morning to night.  My cup

is full an running over!!  lol


Thankful for all the cards and gifts

 from my family (even when my

Daughter can't be here, she always 

makes sure she does some special 

things for me, and I got to talk to her

several times as well.  Also thankful

 for unexpected text and facebook 

messages from other family and friends.


Thankful for the lovely dinner

made by hubby and our Son.

Filet Mignon, Corn, Salad,

Strawberry fluff, rolls, and

Strawberry lemonaid.

All my Favorites and every bite

was delicious, so much so. we

didn't even have dessert which

we will definitely have tonight,

Brownie Sundae's,

 Can hardly wait.  lol

Note: We had them and they

were awesome as always.


Thankful to have had over 5 hrs

to visit with just us, and our Son, 

  which has not happened in probably

 10 years for that length of time.

 So that was a huge blessings for 

this Mama.......and I think....

 for all of us really.


Thankful as always, for the delicious

feel of fresh linens on our bed.


Thankful to have had our lil 

Granddaughter for the whole day,

now that she is out of school.  We

will get to see her more now, so

we are happy about that.


Thankful for this adorable tablecloth

 I found quite by accident last year.

It was perfect with all the colors and

the tropical look, that added

 touch of whimsy to the porch.


Thankful that she was able to have

her lil friend from next door over

in the afternoon.  They haven't 

seen each other in a long time.

So they were overjoyed to see

each other,  so sweet!

Well, that's it for Cozy place this week.

Thanks for stopping in............

Hope you have a great rest of the week,

Love, Hugs, and early May Blessings,


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