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Pitcher with Flowers

22″ x 30″ Oil, $700

This painting evolved as I added texture and touches of

brightness to finish it off.

I  hope it finds its forever home. 17 more words

A True Gentleman Is... | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes

“A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally.
He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.”

–Shannon L. Alder

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Why Should I Wear a Fascinator on the Right?

A number of kind readers have been asking Miss Meredith Sweetpea lately why a fascinator is traditionally worn on the right-hand side of the head. 435 more words

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How to Signal to the Waitstaff That You are Done Eating

Miss Meredith Sweetpea had the rare pleasure of dining out this past weekend with a dear friend. We went to a local Italian restaurant, of the mid-range variety, nothing fancy. 462 more words

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From Scarlet to White as Snow

Waking up to a beautiful snowy morning, ice glistens off the trees, and it is very peaceful. As I reflect, I am reminded that because of Jesus, the ugliness and darkness of my sin has been made as beautiful and pure as a snowy morning…forever! 81 more words

Spiritual Moments

The Real Test of Good Manners | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes

“The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.”

–Khalil Gibran

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Life's Little Instructions

This wonderful list of William Snell’s “Life’s Little Instructions” was written when William was 95 years old, and shared in 1993.¬† Almost 25 years later, these instructions still ring true. 333 more words

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