Archive for January, 2013


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

This boy doesn’t even know how lucky he is. Here he is working on school yesterday…in his favorite chair…under a cozy blanket….in his jammies… (Laundry and clutter cropped out to save myself some embarrassment.)

Tellin’ The Truth Tuesday

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

  I managed to exercise one time last week. ONE!!!! This past summer, I was exercising 5-6 times a week and loving it. Boy, I lost a lot of ground when I had my little hiatus from exercise. I did 1 mile from a Walk Away the Pounds DVD and I was huffing and puffing. […]

You Only Have One…

Monday, January 28th, 2013

I heard this statement many times over the past years. “I want to sing hymns in school like you do but then I remember–“you only have one”. “You only have one to think about.” “You only have one…..” Every time I heard this, I wanted to cry (or shout!). When I first started hearing this, […]

If You Died Tonight

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

This summer, we won this CD from the local radio station. I really appreciate this song. He asks, “If you died tonight where would you be? Where would your soul spend eternity?” It has a really great message!

From Outside The Frame

Friday, January 25th, 2013

  A cute idea for a Valentine bookmark 5 minute chocolate chip cookie–sounds like a good idea to me! That way there aren’t more cookies sitting around calling my name! Pretty! Ruffled burlap table runner Interesting twins story! Turn any curtain into a shower curtain 6 questions to ask on your next kid date

Right Now

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

enjoying~ Downton Abbey planning ~a few appointments and a grocery list (how exciting is that!?) thrilled~ that I am enjoying a healthy and relatively easy pregnancy so far praying~ for a situation with our insurance to be resolved~safety for Lee~health for the baby and I~for James to be a godly guy celebrating~ a couple birthdays in […]


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

How is the weather where you live? It’s very cold here! We’re on day 4 of below zero temperatures–or wind chill. Some days it’s been 2 or 4 above actual temperature. For some reason, I seem to still have to go out every day! I’d prefer to stay home and burrow in the blankets with […]

The Tainted Coin~Mel Starr~Book Review

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

    About the Book: The Tainted Coin: The Fifth Chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon by Mel Starr It is the autumn of 1367. Master Hugh is enjoying the peaceful life of Bampton when a badly beaten man is found under the porch of St. Andrew’s Chapel. The dying man is a chapman–a traveling […]


Monday, January 21st, 2013

I came home this afternoon to see a police car sitting across the street with it’s lights on. I assumed he pulled someone over although there was no car parked in front of his squad car. I walked into the house and smiled as I realized that seeing his flashing lights only elicited mild curiosity […]

The Unreconciled~Eric Young~Book Review

Friday, January 18th, 2013

When I was approached byAmbassador International to review one of their books, I chose this one. I admit I was in a hurry and didn’t read all the descriptions for the available books, I just thought, ‘Hmmm this one sounds interesting.” So, I received it and thought, “Oh man, why did I order this book?!” […]