• Jun. 1st, 2013 Currents :: Iced Coffee and Homemade Creamer

    It’s Summertime! When summer rolls around, I start thinking of things like watermelon, chilled in a river. Or my mom’s pasta salad. Or hamburgers sizzling on a charcoal grill. All key ingredients to a perfect summer cookout. Or just a regular summer day. I’m not picky. This summer, I’ve added something new to my “It [ read more ]

  • May. 30th, 2013 Book Review :: Unglued by Lysa TerKeurst

    This is the sentence that convinced me that I was holding a must-read book. “Do I want my headstone to read, ‘Well, on the days she was nice she was really nice. But on the days she wasn’t, rest assured, hell hath no fury like the woman who lies beneath the ground right here’?” I [ read more ]

  • May. 23rd, 2013 Book Review :: Desperate – Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe

    Best Book on Motherhood I’ve Read. Maybe Ever. Sometimes I pick up a book because the title sounds good. Sometimes because someone I respect has endorsed it. Sometimes because people I know have read it and recommended it. Sometimes all three. The title Desperate – Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe caught my [ read more ]

  • May. 10th, 2013 The Kids Need Rest

    As a Mother, I’m tuned to the needs of my children. I know when the whining has more to do with hunger than attitude. When the fighting has more to do with cabin fever than hostility. When the drama has more to do with fatigue than the situation at hand.   This is why most [ read more ]

  • May. 8th, 2013 Book Review :: When A Secret Kills by Lynette Eason

    One of my personal rules of writing book reviews is No Spoilers – so be prepared for this review to send you straight to your local bookstore! Lynette Eason wraps up the Deadly Reunions series with When A Secret Kills and, well, at the risk of sounding cliche… It starts with a bang. (Sorry, that’s all I [ read more ]