Book Review: Need You Now by Beth Wiseman

From the first sentence, I was drawn in by the way the author, Beth Wiseman, writes.  She keeps your attention and makes you long for more. I wanted to know what was going to happen to the characters next so I could not put this book down! The main story is about a family who recently transplanted […]

Book Review: Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont

 Patsy Clairmont shares her broken pieces of life with the readers and uses them to show that Christ can take all of those shattered dreams and make a beautiful work of art, like stained glass. At the end of each chapter, she has an “Art Gallery” where she points the reader to visual, musical, and […]


In 2002 I read Sink Reflections by Marla Cilley (AKA The Flylady) & it helped changed the way I did things around my home.  I had been to her website before and even got the massive amounts of emails each day that she sent out through yahoo but until I read the book, I didn’t […]

Book Review: Rosebud Blooming by Nancy Maggio

Rosebud Blooming by Nancy Maggio portrays the trials faced by the author and how she was able to how she was able to pull through with God’s help. She begins each chapter with a poem that introduces the problem that she faced. The stories of these difficult times are not chronological but she ties them […]

Reading Together

I just wanted to share what it looks like during our read aloud time.  I like for them to each have their own copy as we read so they can follow along so usually one of them has the Nook, one has a book and one uses the computer or another copy of the book.

*One Thousand Gifts Book Giveaway*

Back in April, I posted that I was going to start reading One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp.  I ordered it and began reading it in May and took numerous notes as I read about the difficulties this author faced throughout her life, while reflecting on my own.  The way Ann writes makes you feel […]

31 Days to Clean ON SALE!

As you know, I have been doing the 31 Days to Clean challenge and have been sharing each day with you all.  I am excited to announce that from now till  12 noon EST tomorrow you can download it for just $1!  That is a savings of $3.99! YOU TOO can jump in and join […]

My One Thousand Gifts List

Inspired by the book One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp, I decided to make my list of 1000 things that I love…things that make me smile…things that I see as gifts from God. I am starting this list on May 12, 2011 and will add to it as I think of things…I wonder how long […]

Free Butterfly Lapbook

Head on over to CurrClick and download your free Butterfly Lapbook from In the Hands of a Child.  Thank you Money Saving Mom for posting the info on Facebook today!

One Thousand Gifts

A few weeks ago, my friend Maggie posted on her Facebook page about a great book she was reading and then she mentioned it again on my page today when I posted about seeing 2 deer and a rainbow.  I decided that I needed to read this book so I ordered a copy. I am […]