Three Weeks

Archive for August 2013

Three Weeks

This has been the week to catch up on all those things I have been putting off. All summer I have been dealing with pain in my hands.  My right hand has been painful for a few years off and on.  I know I have the beginnings of arthritis and just figured it was something…

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Book Review and Exclusive Excerpt: Mom At Last By Sharon Simons

MOM AT LAST How I Never Gave Up on Becoming a Mother By: Sharon Simons c Published:  August 1, 2013 Non-Fiction/Memoir MOM AT LAST is the story of Sharon Simons and her husband Rick, who she met just before the age of forty, and their quest to become parents together.  Rick already had children from…

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Have You Tried Pinterest?

Have you joined the PINTEREST craze yet? If not, and you like being sucked into looking at neat crafts, delicious recipes, quotes, photography ideas, organizational strategies, gift ideas, fashion, etc.  You get the idea.  You can truly sit on there for hours.  I have friends that refuse to even go to that website for that…

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Scenes From Our Summer – Final Edition

School Began today.  I officially have an 8th grader, a 7th grader and a 3rd grader. Two in Middle School. YIKES! I know we will have a busy year ahead, but I am so looking forward to each and every moment. – Reagan, Bennett and Patrick – This was the one summer all three kids…

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Book Review: Fear No Numbers By Jose Paul Moretto

FEAR NO NUMBERS How to Multiply or Divide and Always Get It Right By:  Jose Paul Moretto Published:  September 21, 2012 Have you ever heard your child say, “I don’t like math!”? Well, fortunately, my kids love math, but in my time substitute teaching, I have had numerous students ask me, “When am I ever…

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Gorkow Family Vacation – Pensacola Beach – 2013

Being on vacation made me realize how often I am with our kids, but not really WITH them.  You know what I mean?  I am so focused on the next thing on my list, the next place to be, event to attend, etc that I have been missing out on conversations, fun times, and memories.…

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Book Review: Replenish By Lisa Grace Byrne

REPLENISH Experience Radiant Calm and True Vitality in Your Everyday Life By: Lisa Grace Byrne, MPH Published: August 5, 2013 Do you feel like most of your days are spent running on empty? Do you get stressed out or anxious and have trouble focusing on what you need to get done? Are you looking for…

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New Book Today From Debbie Macomber

As an Official Debbie Macomber Ambassador, I wanted to let you know about a book trailer for Debbie’s newest book ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM that is available today!  This is the 2nd in her Rose Harbor series.

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A Little Monday Inspiration

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby When I saw this quote last week, it kind of stopped me in my tracks.  Really, who doesn’t have time for exercise?  Here I am, making excuses again.  Just…

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