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Book Review: Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage
Monday, May 04, 2020      4 comments

"Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage" by Dr. Greg Smalley 3 out of 5 stars Basically a Christian-centered marriage self-help book. Not bad... but somewhat redundant. My few underlined excerpts: "It's easy to think, I KNOW ... Read more
Book Review: When the Darkness Will Not Lift
Friday, February 07, 2020      3 comments

"When the Darkness Will Not Lift " - John Piper Going through the darkest depression I've ever known, after my world shattered last summer.... I've not been doing well. I asked my Pastor for book recommendations; this was one of them. It's ... Read more
Book Review: The Christian Atheist
Monday, January 06, 2020      5 comments

"The Christian Atheist" - Craig Groeschel 4 out of 5 star GREAT book! Simple to read, but great message!!! Very convicting in the very best way. Summary: Basically, too many Christians claim to be Christians, but don't at all liv... Read more
Book Review: Zip It
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      5 comments

"Zip It" - Karen Ehman 3.5 out of 5 stars Quick daily devotionals aimed at watching what comes out of our mouths. Not a bad little book, though several of the days didn't quite fit the topic by any means, but still worthwhile to read! ... Read more
Friday, October 25, 2019      7 comments

As a desperate attempt to help control the daily migraines, which not surprisingly have gotten worse with this new insane stress/heartache, I have b... Read more
Stray Kitty
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      5 comments

Two weeks ago my niece and step-daughter brought a ... Read more
My Stress Relief
Friday, October 18, 2019      6 comments

Very few people know what's been going on in my life (intentionally.) At the end of August, my whole world was shattered. I have never felt more pain or stress in my life. (And if you know me or have read previous blogs, you know that is saying... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2019      3 comments

Haven't been on has been CRAZY! I will try to do a super quick update!!!! Sis and niece moved in to our house in July. It is a tight fit but we are enjoying it. They will stay there till we finish their apartment over the garage... Read more
Camping Potawatomi State Park
Saturday, June 29, 2019      11 comments

Family! Sisters!! (Big Sis Emma picked out their ... Read more
First "Camping" Trip of the Season....
Saturday, June 01, 2019      4 comments

I planned a trip just for me and hubs for Mon -Wed (Memorial Day.) We were planning to camp about 4 hours west of us, right on the Wisconsin/Minnesota border. We've been to a park near there, but this was a new park for us. The forecast was coo... Read more
MAJOR Life Changes!!!
Friday, May 03, 2019      4 comments

Well, I honestly don't know if I blogged about it when it happened.... so quick recap... My younger Sis has Ehlers-Danlos (and a LONG list of accompanying health disorders.) She has a LOT of pain and limitations. She's been unable to work ... Read more
Quick Botox Update
Monday, April 15, 2019      2 comments

So tomorrow will be two weeks since the Botox injections. I was in SEVERE pain for a week. It slowly morphed into an odd muscle fatigue. (By the end of the day, my muscles are screaming in pain, but for most of the day it isn't exactly pain tha... Read more
Ellie's Ballet Recital
Sunday, April 14, 2019      8 comments

Ellie, my two-year-old, has always loved twirling, so when I asked her if she wanted to do a ballet class, she was super excited. Her first recital was yesterday and it was ridiculously adorable!!! She was one of the only ones actually doing th... Read more
Friday, April 05, 2019      2 comments

Tuesday morning I had an appointment to have my full back/neck Botox injections for the chronic migraines/daily headaches/chronic back and neck pain. I've had the head Botox twice before for the headaches, but it wasn't effective. This was to be... Read more
Book Review: "Crazy Love"
Friday, March 29, 2019      5 comments

"Crazy Love" - Francis Chan 4 out of 5 Stars Over-all an easy read. Basically it's about how we should be loving God. (And really, that is a terrible description, but I'm failing to find the right words, haha.) Definitely convicting, ... Read more

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