Skewered Halo Blog Party

Let's celebrate today in another way!! Brenda Youngerman has done it again with her latest book---Skewered Halo. She is sponsoring a blog party today and it is gong to be fun!!!!  She even has cupcakes for us on her blog!!!  Thanks, Brenda!!! Read all the reviews here! How often do we say words that hurt others in our lives???  Hopefully when we do it is unintentional but in the case of Diane in Skewered Halo, Brenda Youngerman’s latest book, the words that her sister spoke to her when she … [Read more...]

A Few of My Favorite Things

I am a giver.  I like to share. Ask anyone.  If I have a great thing that I find I feel like I need to share it with you.  I don't run ads on my blog and I don't do anything to promote a product for compensation but when I find something that I love I like to share. So today I am going to share a wonderful product that I found --- on a website called Gadanke. Go the link and go on over there.  I will be right here when you are done! Isn't it fabulous??  I love her idea that we all … [Read more...]

Chrisisms—Part 3

As some of you know I have started documenting my husband's witty comments here.  I figured it was about time to add to the ever growing and entertaining list.   If you missed the other two posts you might want to check them out at the following posts:  Spinning in Our Teacups and Back by Popular Demand .  I will be right here when you get back! Just to be clear---Chris is an engineer by training and most folks think that engineers are boring and dull.  Not this guy!!  No way no how!!!  He … [Read more...]

Friday Fun

Each week, Hilary at Feeling Beachie lists four statements with a blank for you to fill in on your own blogs. If you want to join the fun and come up with four fill in’s of your own, please email them to her at If she uses them, she will add you as co-host to the hop! This week’s co-host is Beth Ann from It’s Just Life  (Hey--that's me!!!) I would LOVE it if you could please help me spread the word about this hop…. So, please tweet, FaceBook share, and add the … [Read more...]

I Want to Be Freshly Pressed

My next goal:  to be Freshly Pressed.  For those of you familiar with WordPress you know that this is one of the highest goals to attain. To be featured on Freshly Pressed means instant fame.  Well, maybe not, but it guarantees a lot of clicks and page views and comments.  Freshly Pressed is kind of a display case of blogs that are awesome.  Every day blogs are featured here at this page.  It is a showcase of fabulous blogs of all kinds.  It is an incredible way to find new blogs to follow and … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Tada!!!!Teapot Tuesday

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My Favorite 27 Year Old!!!

Happy Birthday, Micah!!!  We love you heaps! … [Read more...]

Mr. Happy Man = Happiness

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Life is Too Short

Life is too short.  Life is just too short when I think about it.  I read someplace a quote that has stuck with me.  Life is too short not to stop and watch the world go by sometimes.  I wish I had come up with that one and I can't even give credit to who did at this point but suffice it to say it has stuck with me for awhile. Life is too short when I think about all of the things that I want to accomplish.  I want to write an actual book.  I want to see my boys be happily married and have … [Read more...]