5 Royal Wedding Westminster Abbey Facts

The April 29, 2011, wedding of Prince William and Kate was a thoroughly modern affair. Kate Middleton arrived via car, not stuffy carriage. William and Kate’s streamlined, modern style has been duly noted and praised. But Westminster Abbey is steeped in royal tradition and ancient rites. Here are five facts you may not know about […]

Forever Doon: Review

Thanks to BookLook Bloggers for a review copy. Forever Doon Synopsis “With the witch of Doon on the throne, Jamie believed dead, and Duncan and Mackenna trapped in Alloway, Veronica has no choice but to put her grief aside and prepare her remaining followers for the impending battle against the false queen and her forces. […]

Into the Wild: Review

If you followed my Alaskan travels this summer, you might remember that we spent a couple of days in Denali National Park. Our tour guide there mentioned a book about a young man who spent quite a bit longer there. His name was Christopher McCandless, and the book is called Into the Wild. “Alaska has […]

Menu Plan Monday 10/24/2016

Happy Monday to all you readers out there! I hope you had a nice week. Fall has definitely arrived here, but we’re still enjoying some nice days overall. Most days, I can still work in a bike ride. I enjoy those a lot. They’re a good way to clear one’s head and get in a […]

Childhood Memories Friday: Nixon Resigns

It’s election season. Most people seem to fall into one of two groups: those who enjoy all things election-related, and those who hate them or don’t pay attention to them. I’m definitely in the former group; always have been. Johnson was President when I was born, but Nixon is the first President I really remember. […]

Sister Wives Recipes: Christine’s Meatloaf

So a while back I told you about my experience trying Sister Wives’ Meri’s Streusel Cake. Another day, another Sister Wife. Today, let’s try Christine’s Meatloaf. I like Christine. She and Janelle probably tie as my “favorite wife” on the show. Christine is always positive and never comes across as mean to the other wives […]

Say & Pray Devotions: Review

Thanks to FlyBy for a review copy of this book, and for one to give away. When my oldest daughter was just a toddler, I made a book for her (or maybe it was my sister? Can’t remember). It featured logos from stores we visited: Meijer. Chick-fil-A. Arby’s. She loved “reading” the book. Could she […]

Menu Plan Monday 10/17/16

Hello, internet friends! I was trying to think of something to post a photo of from this past week, and wasn’t coming up with a lot. It was a busy week, as most are — lunches with friends, piano lessons, this and that — but nothing too photo-worthy. Well, there was this — The week […]

A Night of Great Joy: Review

Thanks BookLook for a review copy for this affiliate-linked review of A Night of Great Joy. I’ve loved Mary Engelbreit’s work for years. She is an artist, and you may have received one of her note cards from me if I’ve ever written you a letter: Mary’s art pops up in many places — calendars, […]