Book Review: Your Daughter Needs A Hero by Maria C. Furlough

YOUR DAUGHTER NEEDS A HERO By: Maria C. Furlough Published: March 13, 2012 ***** I’ll never forget the very first time I looked in the mirror and thought I was fat.  I was nine years old and spending my Saturday afternoon like I always did, locked in my room with a Teen Bop magazine.  This…
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Book Review: Making Life Matter by Shane Stanford

MAKING LIFE MATTER By:  Shane Stanford Published:  April 1, 2012 ***** In a world of fast-paced schedules and priorities, conversations about what makes for a life well lived are a rarity and a luxury. But what if the daily pace of life held in itself the way to make choices more significant? What if the…
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I’m Not Perfect But HE Is

I am certainly not perfect.  I have flaws, lots of them.  I screw up a lot.  I make mistakes every single day. 1. I hold grudges. 2. I don’t make my husband a priority. 3. I yell at my kids. 4. I don’t have the cleanest house. 5. I have lied. 6. I ignore responsibilities.…
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It Is Well

One of my favorite hymns is “It Is Well With My Soul”.  The other day I noticed on my friend, Keri’s blog  CREATIVE GENIUS ART that she had some new art work.  When I saw this piece, I knew I had to get it. For a mere $25, she framed and shipped it my way. …
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Book Review: The Good Wife’s Guide by Darlene Schacht

THE GOOD WIFE’S GUIDE EMBRACING YOUR ROLE AS A HELP MEET By: Darlene Schacht Published January 13, 2012 **** In The Good Wife’s Guide author Darlene Schacht encourages women to joyfully serve their families. In doing so she offers reasons for achieving a well-managed home backed by scripture and gleaned from experience. As well she…
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Product Review and GIVEAWAY: I See Me Books

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! I remember as a child, I had a book that had MY NAME in it along with some friends and family members.  I would read that book over and over and thought it was so neat that the story was told about me!  Because my name has a different…
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A Christmas Prayer

Loving Father, help us remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share in the song of the angels, the gladness of the shepherds and the wisdom of the wise men. Close the door of hate and open the door of love all over the world. Let kindness come with every gift and good desires…
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Advent Calendar Time

We have always done Advent Calendars for the kids.  For the past few years the boys have gotten the Lego City Advent Calendar, but this year they will be super excited to get the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar.  I can’t wait to see their excitement.  In order for each of them to “get” something…
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A New Nativity

A few years ago, I decided I wanted to collect Nativity Sets.  There are so many unique sets available and I love looking at them.  As part of my 40 Before 40 Challenge, I decided I wanted to get a new Nativity set to add to my collection.  But, instead of me purchasing one, I…
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Christmas Giving Around the World

Several years ago, when Reagan and I were in MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) our group was responsible for an Operation Christmas Child box.  After doing that, I knew I wanted to give boxes as a family.  I even made it one of my 40 Before 40 Challenges and we accomplished it! Operation Christmas Child is…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December