Style Scouting + Something Very Personal

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Now onto the inspiring links I found this week…

Decorating

Photo: The Curated Farmhouse

Find out more about fall quote signs like this.

A very stylish cottage.

Decorating often follows trends and everything starts looking the same. I enjoy seeing how this blogger ignores trends and stays true to her authentic personal style in decorating.

Dried hydrangeas are not the only flower that looks perfect for fall decor.

I like the mix of textures in this home.

DIY

Very pretty pumpkin decorating idea.

An easy fall wreath to make.

I am going to do this to some of the pinecones I gather weekly in my yard.

Food

A fall treat that kids and adults alike will want more than one.

Fashion & Beauty

A new favorite – a perfect treat for end of the summer skin.

For when the fall chill sets in. And this in blue for my early morning walks.

To feel warm, comfy and stylish when at home in leggings.

Fun & Interesting

Not what a DIY decorator wants to hear… paint is getting costly.

Do you have a dog? Did you know about this? :-)

Something To Think About

Minimalism as fun-size.


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  1. I just saw this post today. Thinking of your family and praying for all of you. XO

  2. I’m so sorry to hear that your Zoe is facing a health challenge. Sending prayers for her healing, and comfort and strength for her and all of you. With gratitude for all the enjoyment and knowledge you’ve offered us over the years, now we offer our wholehearted support to you! Take care.

  3. Prayers and hugs being sent to you and your family. Take good care of yourself and them first. We’ll be here when you are able.

  4. Thank you for the feature my friend! Hope all is well in your world.
    xoxo
    Kate

  5. My Heartfelt Love and Prayers go out to You and your Family I don’t know what has happened, but I know God Loves Zoe more than we can ever understand. Sending Hugs to all of you. Know that I care and that I am here for you.

  6. After reading the comments, I see that something is going on with precious Zoe. My heartfelt prayers go out to you and all your family.

  7. Diane, can’t open the link, but please know that prayers are being lifted right now for y’all. God bless!

  8. Diane I wasn’t able to open the link regarding your family but please know you and your whole family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Dear Diane,
    Unable to open message. I am praying for Zoe and all her family. She is loved by all who know her. I will pray for all of you. Know that your followers are thinking of you.
    Nancy

  10. I am unable to find out what has happened, but you know all the ladies here will be hoping and praying for positive news regarding Zoe. You will always matter to us. Hugs to you and your family….

  11. I don’t know the specifics but for now take care of yourself, family and Zoe. My oldest granddaughter is a Zoe! Prayers
    Holly

  12. Prayers for your family and little Zoe! I don’t know what is afoot but it seems like prayers are in order.

  13. Diane I missed the original post, but from the comments I have gleaned the problems you and your family are facing. I echo the thoughts of all your other loyal subscribers – we love you and all that you do, and we will support you in every possible way. I am praying for you and your family.

  14. Thank you for sharing this heart-rending news. Blessings to little Zoe and her parents and grandparents.

  15. I too was sent to this page after reading the beginning. I will join the others in prayer for all members of your family. I don’t know the particulars but Our Lord does, put it in His hands. California is the place to be for excellent medical care.
    Take Care.

  16. Joining many, many others in holding sweet Zoe and family up in positivity and healing prayers.

  17. Hi Diane! So sorry to bother you, but I was also unable to connect w/ the link regarding your precious Zoe. It brought me to this page which references Zoe, but not the post w/ the initial news and details. As all others have said as well, we all will lift Zoe, her parents & all her family up in prayer. Praying for wisdom, strength & courage for all of you!

  18. Diane I am unable to open the post regarding Zoe, but please know I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. So sorry to hear about your granddaughter. Think positive and as much as I enjoy your blog, take time to focus on your family. Your readers will understand and we’ll be here when you’re ready to start up again.

  20. Diane, I am so sorry to hear your news. My prayers are with you and your family that Zoe will soon be well.

  21. Please feel free to focus on your family! We will always be here ready to read your writings. As they say, please put on your oxygen mask before helping others, you now need to put your family needs before our needs! Holding you all in our prayers!

  22. Sending prayers for your granddaughter for the best possible outcome and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.

  23. Oh, Diane, my heart hurts hearing about Zoe, but I know she will be surrounded by love and support from her family and will get wonderful care. Your family comes first and will need your strength, so don’t worry about us. We will all be here if and when you decide to post. Hugs to you and your family from Michigan.

  24. Thank you for sharing, Diane. I will keep your beautiful granddaughter and family in my prayers. ❤️

  25. Please do the most important thing, and you know already what that is. We’ll enjoy reading whatever you have time to post, so don’t worry about us.

    My husband is going into the hospital at the end of this month for a risky operation, but I know medical procedures on the very, very young are especially heartbreaking. Keep your chin up and I will, too!

  26. Of course your focus is on your family at this time and for the foreseeable future. Prayers for all. We will all still be here when you have more time and bandwidth. Your content is well worth waiting for and much appreciated.

  27. Diane-
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you, especially Zoe and your daughter and son-in-law.

  28. I am so very sorry to read of your granddaughter’s illness. I will be praying for precious Zoe, and all of you, her family.

  29. Praying for Zoe and you. Don’t be concerned with your blog. Love on Zoe and your oldest daughter and hubby. They need you now and what a blessing you can be to them.

  30. Oh Diane. Yes be there for your family. Creative outlets shared will be a bonus outlet for you if you have the time or emotional energy. So thankful her prognosis is good. Sending prayers to you and Zoe’s family.

  31. Thank you for sharing. I am so sorry to hear about Zoe, but I’m sure she will get the best medical care possible, and of course the very best family care as well ❤️. Keeping you and your family in thoughts and prayers. So wonderful you can be with Zoe and her parents

  32. Just wanted you to know I am praying for Zoe. May God hold her and your family close. ❤️

  33. Oh Diane, I am so, so sorry! I KNOW everything for Zoe will be alright in the end. My prayers to you and of course, Zoe and her parents. God’s speed!!

  34. Wow! Thank you for sharing…you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers here in Denver.

  35. Prayers for Zoe and for your entire family during these trying times. I think you’ve spent the past year or two “upgrading” yourself with a healthy diet, stress reduction activities – those sorts of things. All those wonderful things you’ve done to care for yourself will give you strength to care for Zoe and her mom and dad.

  36. My heart goes out to you and your family- know that your on line family will always support you as well. Children are resilient!

  37. Diane, I truly am saddened to hear about your granddaughter’s health issues. Take hope in the fact that she lives in a time and place with wonderful medical care! I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  38. Dear Diane and Family,
    My heart is breaking for you and I will keep you and little Zoe in my heart and prayers. Thank you for letting us know about your painful situation. One of the highlights of your blog has been watching Zoe grow and flourish. Know that God is ever there and will watch over all of you and give you strength. God bless you. All the best, Nancy

  39. My heart goes out to you and your family. Lots of prayers and positive energy coming your way and if there’s anything your readers can do (donor registry?) please be sure to let us know. Hugs. 💙

  40. Zoe is in the right place for medical care as the UCLA Medical Center is #1 in California and #3 in the nation in quality of care. I will pray for her and your family often.

  41. Oh Diane Im so sorry to hear of Zoe’s condition! I will pray for a swift and complete recovery. Yes, you are needed by your family so take the time you need. We’ll be here when you return.

  42. So sorry to hear the news. I will pray for Zoe and your family. I will still be here for you