ESV Journaling Bible

Post contains affiliate links. Are you into the adult coloring craze? Or were you one of those kids who loved to doodle in the margins of your books and notebooks? If so, you’ll most likely love the current popularity of journaling Bibles. What is a journaling Bible, you ask? Well, it’s basically a Bible with […]

A Cup of Dust: Review

Post contains affiliate links. Thanks to Kregel for a review copy. The Dust Bowl is a phenomenon in our country’s history that interests me. It occurred in the Oklahoma/northern Texas area in the 1930s, when there were years that featured one dust storm after another, and no crops would grow. This followed years of excellent […]

Menu Plan Monday 11/8/2015

Welcome to another menu plan Monday! I hope you have had a good week. It was an exciting one here; my youngest daughter participated in State Finals with her band. I got to go to our state capital to watch them perform on Saturday, which was neat.   They have a huge band (291 members), […]

Attending a Greg Gutfeld Book Tour

Post contains affiliate links. So my two teens at home ruined their perfect attendance with a quick visit to our local Barnes & Noble. The event? A book signing by Greg Gutfeld. In case you don’t know of Greg (the girls’ teachers didn’t when they mentioned him to them), he’s a writer/news figure on Fox […]

Veggie Sandwich at Five Guys

Five Guys Burgers and Fries is one of my favorite “fastish” food places. Since a majority of my family doesn’t share my view, I sometimes treat myself to lunch there. Their big burgers are good. Their little burgers are good. This time, I decided to be all virtuous and ordered a veggie sandwich (before you […]

How Tall are the Republican Presidential Candidates?

Image: Michael Vadon [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons The 2015 Presidential Debates (or should I say 2016?): have you been watching them? I have; debate nights are high entertainment at our place. I have always enjoyed them. I’ve anticipated each Republican candidate debate so far, and I’ve even tuned in to the Democrat […]

Menu Plan Monday 11-2-2015

So November has arrived. For the past four years, since I’ve had a child in marching band, it always seems to come careening into view, since October is so filled with marching competitions and practices. This year is the same — my daughter got home from semi-state competition “early” last night (prior to 11 p.m.), […]

Childhood Memories Friday: Coloring Books

Post contains affiliate links; thanks to Blogging for Books for a review copy of the coloring book. Ah, coloring books. Do you remember them as a child? Coloring was a pretty frequent activity during my childhood, more than it seemed to be for my own kids. I had a stack of coloring books. I remember […]