Funny Stuff

Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law who surprised us with Jim Gaffigan tickets, we had a wonderful Saturday night, sans children! I LOVE Jim Gaffigan! His books are hilarious, his stand up is clean ....more

Messy Grace

No one wants to be used as an example, so a whole book on how to respond to the homosexual community may seem at first glance a...more

A Space of Their Own

When we were at Faith's Lodge everyone was drawn to the art room. Crafts were at the ready, paint and brushes were accessible for ease of use. Having it there, right at your fingertips, makes creation flow.So I decided when we returned home that we would have a little corner of our own and got to work creating a space that is open to the kids ....more

Mind of Her Own

Who knew making dinner could change your life? Louisa Copeland certainly didn’t. But when the George Foreman grill fell out of the pantry onto her head, resulting in a bump and a mighty case of amnesia, Louisa’s life takes a turn for the unexpected ....more

Got Tea?

With paring down my grocery budget budget, I've been buying a lot in bulk. Not bulk as in Sam's Club, but bulk purchases when I find good sales, awesome clearance, or in this case, lots of goodies on the Amish bent and dent shelves.With winter coming up (seriously, I hate to even think that...but think about it...Christmas is just 5 months away!!!) one can never have enough tea....more


Being gone for 5 days in July means returning to a bounty in the garden (as well as a bounty of weeds!)....more

I *Heart* U

When for too long I don't go deep enough into the woods to see them, they begin to enter my dreams. Yes, there they are, in the pinewoods of my inner life. I want to live a life full of modesty and praise ....more


What kind of wings will they be?...more


We spent the last 5 days at Faith's Lodge in Wisconsin, a place for families who have lost children can go to get some healing. It is such a secluded, peaceful place. We immediately clicked with the other families ....more

Super Hero Weekend