Best Pencil Sharpener: Review

Don’t you just love writing with a nice, sharp pencil? I know, we’re not talking here about curing cancer or solving world hunger — but often in life, it’s the little things. And one of those little things is a pencil with a great point. How to get a pencil nicely sharpened? It can be […]

Killing Lincoln: Review

Most evenings, I watch at least portions of The O’Reilly Factor, so I hear Bill O’Reilly’s books mentioned often. I’ve read Killing Reagan and Killing Jesus, and now it was time to dig into Killing Lincoln. I cringed when I saw that the first 80 pages or so were about the Civil War — specifics […]

Menu Plan Monday 9/26/2016

Welcome to another Menu Plan Monday! Our weekend was filled with a football game band performance/competition/practice for one daughter and another daughter home from college to play for a wedding. It was great having everyone together again. No photos, because they never want their pictures put online. I don’t know if my kids are unique […]

September’s One-On-One challenge

Thanks to Gail Goolsby for today’s guest blogger post. Gail has an MA, an MEd, and is a lifelong educator, including past leadership at an international school in Afghanistan. She and her pastor husband of 38 years live where the wind blows over the prairie in south Kansas. She counsels and coaches using God’s Word […]

Sweet Creations Oodles of Fun Cupcakes

Cupcakes — is there anything more fun to create in the kitchen? They’re small, cute, and delicious. So I was thrilled to have the opportunity, thanks to Tryazon, to try out some cupcake-making tools by Sweet Creations, a division of Good Cook available at WalMart stores in the cake dec/baking aisle. I invited over several […]

Menu Plan Monday 9/18/2016

Hi everyone, and welcome to another Menu Plan Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was nice; pretty quiet, but I like that. I had some of my piano student girls over on Saturday to “play” with some fun cupcake-making supplies I got recently. I will share more about that with you later in the week. […]

Blount Organic Soups

Thanks to Blount and Tryazon for providing goodies for this post. All opinions my own. Fall will be here soon, and the perfect fall food must be soup! Warm, cozy, and tasty. Today I want to introduce you to a line of soups that may be new to you — at least, it was new […]