About shopworndesigns

I am an Artist, a Writer, and a stay at home Mom.

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These Alternative Floral Bouquets never need water and are always in season.

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Remember to Think Outside the Bouquet.

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YOUR FLORIDA HOME IS WAITING

Come to Sunny Florida. This Beautiful Brick home was built in 2007. On 5 aces of wooded land. Completely high and dry. All brick. One owner. Very clean. Smoke free. No HOA fees. No POA fees. No flood zone. Agriculture-residential, so very low taxes. 3 bedroom 2 bath. Nice brick fireplace. Media room is wired for surround sound. Screened in back porch has outside speakers, graveled area just off back porch is ready for your grill & picnic table. House has emergency lights, alarm system,His and Hers walk in closets, 2 walk in showers and a garden tub. Nice laundry room with vanity sink. Has 2 car attached garage. Complete RV hook up just off drive-way. ( nice for those who travel to see you ). You could even rent the Rv port out if you would like to earn some extra cash. House is under contact with Florida Pest Control since build. Contract is up to date and current. Home has outside electric for your holiday lights. And hose bibs outside on all sides of the house. Bedroom off garage is used for storage,can easily be 3rd bedroom,office,craft room. 2 outbuildings on property. Back garage is 30×26 with electric and water plus an outside shower. Perfect for an additional garage, workshop or barn. Garden shed is 12×16 steel frame and has electric. This is a MUST SEE. The neighborhood is nice and quiet. Wooded views from all windows. Lots of wildlife. and nice trees. Full of Oaks, Cedar Pine, Magnolia,Flowering Plum Trees and when the Dogwood are in bloom you can see one from every window in the house. Buyer will receive at close: Printed photos of the house build from start to finish. Florida Pest control information. Manuals on appliances that are staying. And owner still has paperwork on some of the ceiling fans and plumbing fixtures that are in the house. Also all paperwork for the well and septic and printed photos of  installation. Check out more photos and take the VIRTUAL TOUR by going to. www.buyowner.com/BUY214195. The MLS Listing # 865146. We are 30 minutes from Gainesville and 5 minutes off Highway 75. Only 20 minutes from Lake City Shopping. In Beautiful Columbia County. PERFECT! 

 

Mother’s Day

Most of all the other beautiful things in life

come by twos and threes,

by dozens and hundreds.

Plenty of roses, stars,

sunsets, rainbows,

brothers and sisters,

and aunts and cousins,

but only one Mother in the whole world.

—-Kate Douglas Wiggin

Happy Mothers Day! I Love You!!!!!!XOXOXO………………..

WHO IS THAT????

Who is that outside my window?

IMG_7977IMG_7974He is very beautiful. I love seeing him and hearing him. But I think he is interested in what’s in my feeders. Or I should say what’s coming to my feeders. He sure spotted me. I wonder how much he weighs.I call him a he but may be a she. But very cool. Wanted to share the pic. Enjoy. Happy Friday Everyone.

YOUR FLORIDA HOME IS WAITING

Come to Sunny Florida. This Beautiful Brick home was built in 2007. On 5 aces of wooded land. Completely high and dry. All brick. One owner. Very clean. Smoke free. No HOA fees. No POA fees. No flood zone. Agriculture-residential, so very low taxes. 3 bedroom 2 bath. Nice brick fireplace. Media room is wired for surround sound. Screened in back porch has outside speakers, graveled area just off back porch is ready for your grill & picnic table. House has emergency lights, alarm system,His and Hers walk in closets, 2 walk in showers and a garden tub. Nice laundry room with vanity sink. Has 2 car attached garage. Complete RV hook up just off drive-way. ( nice for those who travel to see you ). You could even rent the Rv port out if you would like to earn some extra cash. House is under contact with Florida Pest Control since build. Contract is up to date and current. Home has outside electric for your holiday lights. And hose bibs outside on all sides of the house.Room off garage is used for storage. Can easily be 3rd bedroom,office,craft room. 2 outbuildings on property. Back garage is 30×26 with electric and water plus an outside shower. Perfect for an additional garage, workshop or barn. Garden shed is 12×16 steel frame and has electric. This is a MUST SEE. The neighborhood is nice and quiet. Wooded views from all windows. Lots of wildlife. and nice trees. Full of Oaks, Cedar Pine, Magnolia,Flowering Plum Trees and when the Dogwood are in bloom you can see one from every window in the house. Buyer will receive at close: Printed photos of the house build from start to finish. Florida Pest control information. Manuals on appliances that are staying. And owner still has paperwork on some of the ceiling fans and plumbing fixtures that are in the house. Also all paperwork for the well and septic and printed photos of  installation. Check out more photos and take the VIRTUAL TOUR by going to. www.buyowner.com/BUY214195. The MLS Listing # 865146. We are 30 minutes from Gainesville and 5 minutes off Highway 75. Only 20 minutes from Lake City Shopping. In Beautiful Columbia County. PERFECT! 

 

Kentucky Derby

Good morning readers. Lots going on this weekend. Kentucky Derby. Wanted to include my Mint Julip recipe. You will need to do the mint simple syrup. This is a very strong drink. But very Yummy. Got the recipe from the show Creative Juice. The recipe for the simple syrup is: 2 cups water, 2 cups sugar in a sauce pan over medium heat, stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour into a glass bowl. Add a large handful of Fresh Mint. Stems and leaves. Press down into the syrup with a spoon. Plastic wrap top of bowl and put into fridge, 1 hour at least. Pour infused simple syrup into a glass pitcher. Will look nice with the mint in there. Keep in fridge. For each drink, use crushed ice.  If you don’t have a derby glass that’s Ok. A short fat glass will do the same. Add 1 shot simple syrup. and 2 shots whiskey. Stir. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig. I use Woodford Reserve Kentucky Whiskey for this drink. But what ever brand you want will be fine. The drink starts out very strong, but gets sweeter as you drink it. And don’t forget to wear your special hat!

400 Red Roses are used in the Kentucky Derby garland of roses given to the winning jockey and horse.

If you are ever in that area when the race is not going on, Take the time to do the Tour of Churchill Downs. It is very interesting and fun. IMG_0422IMG_0442Enjoy the Race everyone. Have a great Weekend.

All the riders and the horses, Be Safe! Have a good race!

CINCO DE MAYO

Tomorrow is the day.Contrary to popular belief, Cinco De Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. The Holiday is a celebration of the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War, which lasted from 1861-1867. Although Cinco De Mayo seems like a popular holiday in the US, Mexican Independence Day, on September 16, is a much bigger celebration.

In American Culture, Cinco De Mayo has become a holiday for everyone to enjoy festivals, fiestas, Latin food and lots of alcohol for the adult crowd.

Enjoy!