Archive for May, 2016

Our Get Away

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

We had such a nice time on our get away. I wouldn’t have complained about an extra day but I’m not complaining about the time we had. It was nice to just be “us” and not have to parent the whole time. Don’t get me wrong. I’m so privileged to have these two boys to […]

Happy Friday

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Happy Friday! What are your weekend plans?   My husband and I get to celebrate our anniversary with a night away. We are looking forward to time to rest and reconnect. We’re thankful for his job, but it makes spending time together difficult! What are you up to?

The Beautiful Pretender~Melanie Dickerson~Book Review

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

  About the book: What happens when a margrave realizes he’s fallen in love with a servant?The Margrave of Thornbeck has to find a bride, fast. He invites ten noble-born ladies from around the country to be his guests at Thornbeck Castle for two weeks, a time to test these ladies and reveal their true […]

Walmart Summer Sale

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Every extra penny saved matters and it’s basically impossible to beat any cash back on top of Walmart’s low prices. So when I heard that Swagbucks is giving you more for every dollar you spend at Walmart, I had to share! That’s right, Swagbucks is making earning Cash Back easier and giving away $1,000 in […]

Solitary Confinement

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

A week or so ago in Sunday School, someone mentioned that being in solitary confinement sounded wonderful. Then of course the laughs and giggles followed. “But no one is around you then.” “That sounds like heaven.” And then I felt the tears threatening to start. My eyes burned while I fought them. I did not […]

Sister Dear

Monday, May 16th, 2016

  About the Book: All Allie Marshall wants is a fresh start. But when dark secrets refuse to stay buried, will her chance at a new life be shattered forever?Convicted of a crime she didn’t commit, Allie watched a decade of her life vanish — time that can never be recovered. Now, out on parole, […]

Pardon My Mess

Monday, May 9th, 2016

I was thinking about inviting some friends over now that the weather is getting nice. We have a fenced in yard with all the escape routes closed off. We have nice grass and a patio. We have a play house and a sandbox and a slide and things to ride on. I thought it would […]

A Dream Of Miracles by Ruth Reid~ Book Review

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

  About the book: Amish widow Mattie vows never to love again . . . until a suspicious outsider with a shadowy past comes crashing into her fragile world.Mattie Diener can barely keep it together. A young Amish widow and mother of two young children, she faces the lingering heartbreak of lost love, her son’s […]

From Outside The Frame

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

I haven’t posted one of these in ages. Here are a few links I enjoyed this week.   When you’re sinking instead of sailing Secret to success as a mom Korean Beef we’re going to try this soon When infertility doesn’t end in a miracle baby Man sings to his dying wife (oh man! you […]