A Good Idea

Archive for March 2010

A Good Idea

Live simply.  Love generously.  Serve faithfully.  Speak truthfully.  Pray daily.  Leave everything else to God.  Unknown

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Review: Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

From the author of the smash-hit bestseller Firefly Lane and True Colors comes a powerful, heartbreaking novel that illuminates the intricate mother-daughter bond and explores the enduring links between the present and the past. Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage…

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Best Mom Ever

Today I have a cold that has kicked me in the head.  I am exhausted, stuffed up, and can’t get rid of my headache.  We had a early dismissal at school today and I felt guilty because I was just laying around and not doing anything with the kids.  Then, all of a sudden, our…

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I’ve Been Lucky Lately

Lately I have been a lucky lady and have won a few things from other bloggers.  So, to give them a little thanks, I will share what I have won with you. I won this great box from the Australian company Fiona Kate from the blog Does Mommy Love it?.  It also came with letters, so…

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No Worries

The last several days I have spent a considerable amount of time worrying about something.  I finally decided to discuss it with my husband and I did feel a little better getting it off my shoulders.  But, I still worried.  Then I realized how silly I was being.  Of course, I needed to go to…

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Spring Is Here!

Spring arrived on Saturday, but in our area, we awoke to 2 inches of snow on the ground.  Thankfully it was gone by Sunday and the temperatures have warmed back up again today and the sun is shining! The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.  Bern Williams

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Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Berlin 1942 When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall…

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58 Hours

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was able to spend the weekend getting away from my husband and 3 children and spending it with my mom, my aunt (mom’s sister) and cousin.  The 4 of us started this getaway last year as a way to celebrate my mom’s 70th birthday.  We had so…

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A Week Earlier

Last year I posted on March 22, that I had several crocus in bloom.  Much to my surprise today when I looked out into my flower bed, they were blooming today…a full week earlier!  May Spring be arriving soon in your neck of the woods!

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Monday Attitude Check

EPHESIANS 4:22-23 NIV You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds, and to put on the new self.

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