NaBloPoMo Day 20 Thankful Thursdays

Today is day 20 of the NaBloPoMo challenge. Today I am thankful for the 20 posts I have written this month - including this one.I am thankful to be able to participate in the "Before Amen" Online Bible Study through Proverbs 31 Ministries.I am thankful for the new homeschooling law that just passed in Pennsylvania.I am thankful to have spent the last 4 days with my husband.I am thankful for children that love each other and take care of each other....more

Saturday Cooking

Today is all about cooking.  I spent the majority of my evening in the kitchen cooking.  I was preparing dinner for today plus dinner for one night this week.  For tonight I fixed steak tacos with the help of my family.  We took steak and thinly sliced it and seasoned it with Mexican spices that we browned.  Then we served it with pinto beans that had mexicn seasonings along with rice, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole. Here are some pictures of our meals....more

#NaBloPoMo Day 14 - Writers Block or Maybe Not

So it Friday, November 14, 2014.  I have now been blogging consecutively for 45 days.  It is hard to believe that I came up with that many different things to say.  And for the past 13 days, I have also been working on my NaNoWriMo project as well.  I am finding lots of things to say. But as I began to think about what to blog about today, I hit a wall.  I had Writer's Block.  I started and deleted several drafts before I began this one....more

#NaBloPoMo Day 12 - 12 Things I am Thankful For

Today is day 12 of the NaBloPoMo challenge.  I thought I would share 12 things I am thankful for since it is November and quickly approaching Thanksgiving here in the USA.12 Things I am Thankful for:1) My amazing and wonderful husband.  I was truly blessed when he entered my life.2)  My four children - They light up my world and keep life interesting.3)  My extended family - they too make life interesting....more

SATURDAY SAYINGS - November 8, 2014

SATURDAY SAYINGS So it is Saturday once again, and it is time for Saturday sayings.  Today I will not just be relating something one of my children said, instead I will be telling you something that was said to one of my children as well....more

Tired of my frustrations.

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KnitNat I finally feel like me again. The person I know and know how to work with.  I have spent the last week feeling guilty that I haven't been able to work.  I had grand plans to buckle down today.  I got up this morning and did just that. I worked, I went to the gym, got the oil changed and then decided to rein it in and went home for lunch. ...more

My Dog Can TALK!

She stood there.  Staring.  At.  Me.  It was kinda creepy. But I get her.  I knew exactly what she was saying.  She said,"Mom, don't you know that at my age, it is not good to leave me alone that long."...more

Who Says You Have to Wait for December to Celebrate the Holiday Season? Do it NOW!

I’ve noticed an interesting trend happening lately in the social media world that I’ve come to dub as Holiday Shaming. ...more


Today is day 7 of the NaBloPoMo challenge and I want to write about my favorite place to vacation.  When my husband and I married 22 years ago, we chose to spend our honeymoon at Williamsburg, Virginia.   We enjoyed visiting Busch Gardens, Jamestown and Yorktown.  My favorite part was visiting the glassblowers.  As a gift, my husband bought me a beautiful green pitcher that the rim was in the shape of a heart.  It was a perfect gift for our wonderful honeymoon....more