I’m in semi-vacation mode through this Wednesday, and then I’ll be in full-blown vacation mode until next Monday. I’m hoping to get a head start on the necessary… Read more “Wishing You a Merry Christmas!”
It’s finally here! I still need to clean up our front walk and string up a giant yarn spider web on the front porch before popping out… Read more “Happy Halloween! Here are some link treats.”
In lieu of traditional resolutions this year, I’ve decided to put together a list of 101 things to accomplish in 1001 days. This is not an official… Read more “101 in 1001”
I’m not going to beat around the bush: 2013 was not a good year. Without going into too much detail, let’s just say it had very little… Read more “2013: Blessing In Disguise”
We’ll be having a quiet, homemade Christmas at home, just the two of us and our pets and more food than two people should eat, relaxing in our jammies and watching Christmas movies (…what do you mean, Lethal Weapon and Die Hard aren’t Christmas movies?).
In the meantime, I invite you to listen to this special Christmas message from our pastor (MP3). It contains some new insight into the circumstances surrounding Christ’s birth that kind of blew my mind.
Here’s hoping you and yours have an equally peaceful and satisfying Christmas!
If you’re anything like me, you’ve grown weary of the rampant materialism of the Christmas season. You might also not have a lot to spend, so you… Read more “28 Frugal and Natural DIY Holiday Ideas (Link Roundup)”
I’m not gonna lie: this has not been an easy year. We’ve experienced a lot of loss — extended family loss, pet loss, employment and income loss… Read more “Being Thankful in Difficult Times”
Happy New Year! We survived 2012, although I’ve got to admit, there were times when I thought a little wistfully about our supposed impending doom, because that… Read more “It’s a New Year, And That Means New Old Goals”
I hope all of my readers here in the States had a happy Thanksgiving. I put so much food in my belly yesterday, I’m surprised I didn’t… Read more “Friday Five – Thankfulness”
…or, “Where the *@%! Has Jean Been?!” November was a heck of a month, y’all. As if NaNoWriMo wasn’t enough to keep me busy, about a week… Read more “Winning, Recovery and Other Odds & Ends”