Advent Begins 2016

Amaryllis Christmas Flowers

I know it’s been a while since I blogged… in fact, I think this past November was the very first month I didn’t blog AT ALL since I began blogging in 2005. I am sure you can imagine, that a cancer diagnosis changes a lot of things, and I just let my blog take a […]

A Little Bit of Christmas Perspective

Gifts Under the Tree

I’ve been a blogger for over a decade and while I don’t see myself giving up, I’m really OK with stopping to live life and allowing a silence. It began creeping up on me over the past few years with high schoolers and preschoolers and now an elementary schooler and I’ve seen the finish line […]

Christmas Treasure

Christmas Blur

Are you listening to the sounds of December? The clinking of spoons in hot chocolate mugs, the rustle of cats in the Christmas tree, the tinking of bells on shop doors, familiar carols, and audible shivers as friends tighten their scarves… Are you smelling the smells of December? Baking cookies, pine needles, cold winter air […]

Is There Any Christian Meaning in Hanukkah?


Thanksgiving begins a series of holidays in the cooler months for North America and Americans have an opportunity to get in touch with their heritage. Thanksgiving reminds us of the goodness of God as He brought oppressed people to a free land and a people so different from them who set aside differences and joined […]

McDonald’s Give Away and an Austin 5K Family Fun Run


Note to reader: There’s a 25$ give away at the bottom of the post! This post was not sponsored by McDonald’s, but they did provide me with some free munchies and a tour of their store. I met with Delmy and her crew, a nutritionist, and someone from McDonald’s Austin PR. We had a really […]

Free December Desktop Calendar

I put up a lovely December desktop calendar and wallpaper for your computer over at the Homeschool Post yesterday. Did you miss it? No homeschool necessary. Any Bible-loving Christian who digs Christmas would enjoy it. Pardon my pixel dust. It was my first attempt at a desktop calendar that actually “took”. You might have to […]