Monday, April 25, 2016

Feathering My Nest (that's me) Featured On Between the Lines!

Hello Dear Readers!

I am excited to tell you that I have been invited to post my blog about myself as being a 50 year old or above blogger on Katherine's Corner!  If you go to her blog you would then scroll down to her blog series called, "Between the Lines," which she posts each Tuesday. Well, it is Tuesday and I am on the list of featured bloggers for week 2 this week!

For those who do not know me, I am 56 years old. I love my family, so my blog features my husband and our four children often. I am almost an empty nester: Our children's ages are 24, 23, 21 and 14. 

My dear sister Sharon , at Rose of Sharon Garden, introduced me to the blogging world nine years ago. This is Sharon and me at her 50th birthday party. She and I both feel that blogging is our creative outlet.
We can say what we want and share our interests in the most fascinating ways. I love it when a photo speaks perfectly to how I am feeling so I incorporating into my post. My blog is full of the Lord and His goodness to me. I share what God is doing in my life and how He has blessed me in so many ways. One of the first times I shared my faith was with "The Big White Dog story" about my grandmother, Margaret. I also like to blog about my hobbies: Sewing,
 and cooking,
in which I always try to include the recipe. Other posts are about my dear husband and me. One of my favorites is called "Garden of My Heart," I love that one. 
I share about our date nights too.
I am gaining confidence with my decorating, so I do share some of those things. I like thrift shopping, fashion,
and Jane Austen books and movies. I have to admit sometimes I write personal things, things that are not all roses and sunshine,  such as, about how mean girls have treated me.
I have been brutally honest about feeling low about myself about not measuring up. My daughter is getting married this year,
so we have a lot of excitement going on in our home, which I will be sharing with all of you! I believe that there are lots of 50 years and older bloggers who may have a bit more time to blog than those who are younger. We have the time to read other blogs too! I enjoy reading my new friend's blogs and I do hope they enjoy reading mine too. Please visit Katherine's Corner today, Tuesday, week 2, to see me featured. Thanks! Between the Lines.
                 One more thing, I am not a grandmother yet, but believe me I will share all about it when the day arrives.

       Blessings, Kathi
"When the Holy Spirit controls our lives, He will produce this kind of fruit in us: Love, joy, peace, patience, goodness, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control." Galatians 5:22


Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

That is awesome news Kathi! I love your blog and can't wait to read the post featuring you! :) ~Rhonda

Rose of Sharon said...

Congratulations for being featured! I love your blog and I love reading about your interesting life. I love you dear sister!

Nancy W said...

so glad to have found your blog. I'm enjoying meeting all the bloggers in the Between the Lines series! What fun! We have a lot in common and I will look forward to reading more of your blog!
- Nancy
(Nancy On The Home Front)

Carol E Wyer said...

Wonderful to meet you, Kathi and loved seeing your photos. Look forward now to sneaking over and catching up on a regular basis.


Kathi said...

Thank you Rhonda and Sharon. I hope both of you will join "Between the Lines." Nancy and Carol, I am so glad to meet you. Thank you for commenting. I look forward to reading your blogs too. Kathi

Amy Johnson said...

Beautiful post! We have a lot of the same interests. Loved meeting you through "Between the Lines"

Amy Johnson said...

P.S. Do you have any way to follow your blog? I don't see any follow buttons.

Marilyn Lesniak said...

Hi! I'm Marilyn from Nice to meet a fellow Between the Lines Blogger! I added you to my Facebook!

Kathi said...

Thank you Amy and Marilyn for your comments. I look forward to reading your blogs regularly. Amy I forgot that I had taken the "follow" button off my blog. I just now added it back. Kathi

Mrs. R said...

Hi Kathi, I saw you on the Between the Lines Blogger Series. I'm so happy to see so many bloggers "our age." Your photos are just lovely! I look forward to meeting you!

Carla a.k.a. Mrs. R

Kathi said...

Thank you for commenting, Mrs. R. I look forward to reading your blog too! This experience has been really fun. I am so glad I joined. Kathi

Marie Blackburn said...

Hi Kathi! So glad to be a part of this fabulous series with you. I have to start by sharing how totally envious I am of you and your hubby cruising in that pretty restored Chevy. How much fun is that! I also have a daughter getting married this summer so I join you in the frenzy of planning a wedding. Unlike you, I can't cook so I'm going to be following your recipe posts for sure! Nice to meet you ☺
Marie, The Interior Frugalista

Lynn Huntley said...

Stopping by from Turnips 2 Tangerines to say "hi"
It's great to meet so many new faces from "Between the Lines" Series.

Devon said...

Hi Kathi

Wanted to stop by and say "hey" and tell you that it was so nice to share today's "Between the Lines" feature with you. I'll be sure to stop by and check out your blog!

Karren Haller said...

I am enjoying the Between The Lines series each week, such a great way to meet others of the same age, such lovely ladies!

What a fun life that you have such a multifaceted lady. The wedding plans sound exciting and your date nights another fun read.

Hope you are enjoying the Between The Lines series, it is fun to find others of the same age, or sorta close.

Hope you have a great week!

Kathi said...

Marie, Lynn, Devon and Karren, Thank you for stopping by and commenting. This has been so much fun for me, to get to know all of you. Kathi

gin said...

Congratulations on being featured. You have a very nice and interesting profile of you on your post. That's what I love reading about from bloggers who I can relate to in so many ways.

Amy Christensen said...

Hi Kathi. I am another 50plus blogger from the Between the Lines series. You have a great blog and I look forward to reading more. - Amy

Doreen McGettigan said...

Hi Kathi, it is so nice to meet you. I've really enjoyed reading through your posts and getting to know you.
Congratulations on your daughters upcoming wedding. Having 3 married daughters I can give you the best advice: have fun with the process and try not to stress, let the little things go!

Michelle said...

It is nice to meet you from Katherine's Corner...we are in the same stage of life and it is nice to meet someone else who is. I'm a grandmother going on 4 years now and yes, you will share tons when they arrive. I know I do.

Sue Loncaric said...

Hi Kathi great to meet you through the Between the Lines Series. I'm meeting some wonderful ladies through this project and am loving everyone's enthusiasm for life. have a fabulous day!

Jean | said...

Kathi, so glad I found your blog (through your comment on Rue's blog)! I'm heading over now to read your guest post. Nice to "meet" you!

Judy said...

Congratulations on being featured! I always enjoy reading your posts.

Sheila Deeth said...

Great to meet you "between the lines." I think my garden wishes I were more like you.

carol@The Red Painted Cottage said...

It's so nice to meet another fellow blogger from Between The Lines. I'm really enjoying this series and I'm trying to follow everyone of you in some form or another. Congratulations on the upcoming wedding. Hopefully being a grandma won't be that long a wait...LOL! Have a great week, Kathi!

Happy@Home said...

Congratulations on being featured, Kathi. I will head over there and check it out. I enjoy your blog for all of the reasons you mentioned. I must admit my jaw dropped when I saw that huge basket of rhubarb you were holding. That is awesome. I've tried to grow it in my garden, but have decided our climate is too hot.
How fun to be planning a wedding for your daughter.
By the way, I cracked up after reading your comment about necks and selfies. I had forgotten all about that scene in the movie. I must go back and watch it again.

B Nickerson said...

Visiting from the Between the Lines series! Glad to meet you!

Lisa Kerhin said...

What a wonderful post you wrote for BTL series (Week 8 here)! I love reading it and will be coming back often to catch up on what you've up to.


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