Sunday, August 12, 2012


Nancy Powell and Bethany Brower, from Powell Brower Home nominated me for the Liebster Award this morning.  It is such an honor.  It also is a wonderful way to meet new friends from all over the world.  The talent that is "out there" is amazing!  It surprises me daily!  Every day  I find new bloggers with wonderful, informative, fabulous blogs 

So here goes!

The rules are as follows:
1. Post 11 facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 questions your nominator asks and then create 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate.
3. Choose 11 people with under 200 followers to nominate and link to them.
4. Go to their pages and let them know. (no tag backs)

 Following are 11 facts that describe or are about me.  

1. I am going to be 72 on November 6th!  This fact doesn't make me happy!

2. I married my High School Sweetheart 53 years ago this past July.  We met when I was 15 and he was 17.

3. We  have three children, two sons and a daughter..and  6 grandchildren, 5 granddaughters and one grandson.

4. I can't draw a thing.....

5.  I hate to admit this but my "exercise" is house cleaning!  Yes, I'm one of those nuts that cleans the house everyday, top to bottom.  Do I think I'm normal....of course I'm normal!

6. My husband and I have lived in 35 homes during our marriage.  I was a Realtor in New Construction and always fell in love with the homes I was selling!

7. I have a hard time with the summer heat and the winter cold!  Yes, I am truly an INDOOR GIRL.
Does this explain my passion for INTERIOR DESIGN!

8.  As a child I was great at Jump Rope and Skating, both Roller and Ice!  I told my children I was a Professional Figure Skater in my "Previous Life"!  Not good at any sport associated with the use of a ball.  I was the one the gym captains picked LAST.  Oh I hated Gym!

9. I am constantly changing our furniture around!  Nothing stays the same for very long.  A week is a long time without something changing.

10. I have loved Interior Design since a small girl.  Never realized that I could do something with this passion....my one regret.

11. I appreciate my husband, who is known to all who read Patty's Epiphanies as MC, so very much.  What I put him through ....... 

 Following are the questions that I have been asked to answer by Nancy and Bethany.

Here are the 11 questions I'd like for you to answer:

1. What is your idea of  the perfect day?
No Alarm
Dinner Out 
2. What city/state do you live in?
We live in  DelWebb SunCity Peachtree in Griffin, Georgia 

3. What was your major in college?
I attended Mrs. Skinners' Business School.  A fancy way of saying "secretarial school" 

4. Tell us your favorite job you've held.
Now don't laugh...but of all the different "jobs" I've had  the most fun was being the "Cookie Lady" here at the Model Complex in our Community. I was able to "help" the prospects decide which Model they liked and advised them on their decor.

5. What would your dream vacation be?
I would love to go to Europe

6. Who do you admire the most?
(Did) My Father

7. What do you want to be when you grow up?
An Interior Designer

8. What is your decorating style?

9. Are you a city person or a country person?
Would love to live in a "Trump Tower Condo in N.Y. City

10. What would your dream job be?
Own A Design Business
11. What is your go-to decorating store?
Design Boutiques

The following are Bloggers that I am nominating for the Liebster Award.

JWS Interiors LLC  "Affordable Luxury"

Tiffany Leigh Interior Design

The Cottage Mix

Sherri Cassara Designs

Nana Moon 

 Simple Dwellings

Georgica Pond

DECOR is like butter

Haute Indoor Couture

The Silver Lining

Beau Lifestyle

Here are my questions for the Bloggers I have nominated.

1.  What is your passion in life.
2.  Who influenced you .
3.  Why did you start writing a blog
4. Are you a morning or a night person
5. What is your favorite color
6. What room do you "live" in
7. Are you a "Gold" or "Silver" Girl
8. Would you prefer to spend your vacation in the mountains or at the beach
9. What part of the world would you most want to visit
10. Coffee or Tea
11. Do you still wear a wrist watch

   Thank you ...Nancy and Bethany for this wonderful opportunity and everyone I have nominated....Thank you for participating......ENJOY



  1. i loved reading this! Now I know more about you Patty! And now I know I love you even more!!!!

  2. Patty, Thanks so much for nominating JWS Interiors/Affordable Luxury. www.jws-interiors.com
    I think your blog is great!

  3. I loved learning more about you Patty!! And I agree, any day without an alarm clock is a good day :)

  4. Congrats Patty. It is fun to learn so much more about you. I think your dream job might come true some day!

  5. So well deserved, Patty - you know how I love your blog!! So fun to learn more about you ~

  6. Patty - thank you so much! It's an honour to be nominated by someone who has such great style as yourself! And congrats on 53 years and 35 houses - that's quite a life... always love learning more about fellow decor enthusiasts and new blogger friends.
    xAnastasia at decor is like butter

  7. Hi, Patty - I loved your answers! We have so much in common :-) Let's see....I love cleaning my house daily.....hated gym.....constantly rearranging furniture....

    I can't believe you and MC have lived in 35 homes? That's a whole lotta moving!

    Congrats on 53 years together, friend!

  8. What isn't posted, but should be, is what a kind and sweet person you are.


  9. Loved learning more about you! I love that you are the "Cookie Lady!"

  10. I enjoyed learning more about you, sweet lady. I think we have lots in common especially #7. I can't tolerate crazy cold or crazy hot weather. I very much prefer the indoors, that's why I am into interior design as well. :)

    I am amazed at the amount of houses you have lived in. Over 35 houses? Unbelievable. You are over 70 years old now? That's equally unbelievable too. I thought you are in your late 50s or early 60s! You have to share with us your beauty secrets, Patty. Sharing is caring, my friend. :)

    Enjoy the rest of your day!


  11. What a great way to start my morning! You are a riot! 35 homes? wow. Favorite exercise is cleaning the house. A riot! (I hate nothing more than cleaning my house. lol) Anywho, thanks for sharing such wonderful tidbits.

  12. These are great answers! so nice to get to know you! and its so much fun watching your projects and reading about your journeys. Thanks for playing along, Patty!
    xo Nancy