Max 2: White House Hero

**“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.”** You know I love politics, I love our great nation, and I love dogs! Did you know that a new film is out that combines all these elements? Wow! […]

Patriotic Celebrations Cheap at Dollar Tree

**I was compensated for this Dollar Tree post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Memorial Day is approaching fast, and so is the Fourth of July. These are fun holidays. I enjoy them most of all because of my gratitude […]

All These Wonders: Review

All These Wonders was pretty much universally loved in reviews over at Goodreads, so I was excited to request a review copy (thanks, Blogging for Books). It’s made up of a series of short stories which were presented as talks in programs known as “The Moth.” Apparently “The Moth” is a large phenomenon of which […]

Menu Plan Monday 5/22/17

Happy Menu Plan Monday, friends! So, my foot has a 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture. It should heal fine, but for the next four to six weeks, I’ll be sporting this walking boot. This leads to several changes in plans. Hopefully the girls can do a lot of help with watering/tending the garden. I’ll miss picking […]

Three Reasons to Check Out Sleep No More

Thanks to Ryan Tyson for this partnered guest post. Shakespeare’s plays are always being reworked, set in different time periods, and altered so that only the original storyline remains. The same can be said for “Sleep No More,” a retelling of “Macbeth,” but this particular version has staying power. The audience is anonymized, immersed, and […]

DIY Photo Magnets

Post contains affiliate links. Every spring, I hold a piano recital for the students I teach. It’s a pretty big deal: the one time of the year where family and friends are all invited to a church to hear these kids play songs they’ve worked on, on a grand piano. I like to commemorate the […]

An Interview with Photographer Matthew David Parker

Since I enjoy photography on a casual basis, I was interested to get an opportunity recently to interview photographer Matthew David Parker. Let’s learn more about Matthew and his work: Girls in White Dresses: There are so many photographers out there, what sets you apart? I like to think that each photographer has something that […]

Menu Plan Monday 5/15/17

Happy Menu Plan Monday, everyone! I hope all you ladies had a nice Mother’s Day. I played at my “organ church,” and they gave out a little jar of homemade lavender foot scrub, a packet of zinnia seeds, and a matching pen/notepad to each lady. I was impressed! One girl even ran some up to […]