When I Am Weary

Yesterday was a really long day, as are most Wednesdays. Pat was also having a late appointment, so wasn’t home in the evening. I was just exhausted and all I wanted to do was crawl into bed. Today, is an entire day at home with my daughter and no plans in the evening. So, it…
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Review: Multiple Blessings by Jon and Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson

Eight children in three years? Impossible! Kate and Jon Gosselin have learned that through God, all things are possible – though sometimes slightly improbable. Just three years after giving birth to twin daughters, Kate and Jon learned she was pregnant again – with sextuplets. Kate candidly chronicles the emotional and exhausting challenges she and Jon…
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Mondays Matter: Week 7

From the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Way to Make a Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza WRITE A LETTER TO A US MILITARY HERO -There are approximately 2.1 million active and reserve men and women in the US military. -The most requested item by military men and women is a letter. ACTION STEPS:…
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A Sign of Spring?

At the end of every summer I bring all my potted plants into our bedroom and set them in our west window, hoping to keep them alive for the next summer. One of my favorites to have on the porch in the summer is a gerbera daisy. Yesterday, I came into our bedroom and was…
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today I express my love for my husband and my children. Without you in my life, my heart would be empty. Thank you for loving me, even when I screw up. Thank you Pat for being a supportive, loving, and hot husband! 🙂 Thank you, also, for being a loving, caring and involved father to…
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A Knitting Update

One week ago I had my first knitting lesson. My neighbor Jan has been so patient with me, even going back to her a couple times after messing up. So, after 1 week, I have 9 inches of a scarf. I am just doing the knitting and no purling as I was having trouble keeping…
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What Is A Friend?

I have been so lucky to have such a wonderful group of friends in my life. Each of them offer something that I need and I am so thankful for each one of them. I couldn’t make it through each day without them in my life! I found this poem and wanted it to share…
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Review: The Shack by William P Young

Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to…
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B.U.S.Y.

As a stay at home mom, I am frequently asked to help out with various activites in our community, at church, to help a friend/family member, etc. A couple weeks ago I was asked to give my time to an organization that I truly enjoy. It was so difficult for me because I really wanted…
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Mondays Matter: Week 6

Taken from the book, Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza GET RID OF JUNK MAIL How many trees fit in your mailbox? Junk mail deliveries surpass the number of US Postal Service 1st Class Mail when 44% of all junk mail is discarded without being opened…
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