Archive for December, 2009

A Vintage Christmas Treat~Repost

Monday, December 21st, 2009

I am in charge of our church library. Since it was very much in need of an update, I’ve been weeding out very old books and replacing them with the boxes of donated newer books. One of the books had a familiar title so I quickly peeked through it. The Sword Book of Treasures by […]

Works of God

Monday, December 21st, 2009

What has God done for you this week? Anything? I’m thankful for a return to health! I’m still a bit tired and once in awhile my throat acts up, but I’m just about all better and sooooooo happy about that. That was a long miserable illness! I’m thankful that James did well in the Christmas […]

Cowboy & Wills

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

I don’t know if you noticed the ad on my sidebar last week. It was for a book called Cowboy & Wills. Shortly after they submitted the ad, I was contacted and asked if I’d like to review the book. The ad had already touched my heart so I said, “YES!” I received a copy […]

Sweet Little Jesus Boy~

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

James and I started learning this for our folksong this month. Well, until the flu derailed mom! Sweet little Jesus boy They made you be born in a manger Sweet little holy child We didn’t know who you were Didn’t know you’d come to save us Lord To take our sins away Our eyes were […]

From Outside the Frame

Friday, December 18th, 2009

James and I usually choose 1 or 2 treats to make at Christmas. I try to not go overboard, because I don’t need them! This year we’re making a gingerbread house from a kit and we’re going to try peanut brittle. I’m going to use this recipe from Katie Brown’s workshop. I enjoyed the thoughts […]

Catching Up

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

James and I spent the morning putting the kitchen and bathroom back in order. The house looks like mom has been sick for a week! It felt nice to get things organized and put away. My bathroom is looking so nice. I’m so thankful that Lee painted it for me. It makes such a huge […]

Tears at the Talent Show~repost from Christmas 2008

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Last Friday was a big day in our family. I knew that Lee’s parole officer was taking him in at least for the weekend and most likely for longer. I was tired and emotional and wished I could just ignore the day. It was one of my classic, “I’m so tired I’m about to shut […]


Monday, December 14th, 2009

On Sunday afternoon, my group of girls came over for a little Christmas/goodbye get together. These girls are my friends who have incarcerated husbands (or formerly incarcerated husbands). The lady who started our group lives about  5 hours away. We always get together when Lisa comes to visit her husband. He’s getting out tomorrow which […]

Timberdoodle Presidents Brain Box~Review

Monday, December 14th, 2009

I received the opportunity from Mama Buzz to review a brain box from Timberdoodle, and of course I jumped at the chance. We received a Brain Box from Timberdoodle in order to do this review. James is fascinated by the Presidents, so choosing the Presidents box was a no-“brainer” for us. The Presidents brain box […]

Works of God

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

1. I’m thankful that I’m feeling better. I was almost giddy today! 2. I’m thankful for my mother in law and sister in law who went to get things for me while I was housebound. 3. I’m thankful for James and all the little things he did to take care of me. He’s a sweetie. […]