Entries in the Category 'Recommended products'

Using a Postcard app

October 20th, 2011 / 2 Comments

I used Postcard On The Run on my iPhone to send a picture of the family to my daughter at college, hoping she’ll tack it up on her bulletin board and not forgot us. 🙂 The app is easy to use, it works great, and the postcard got to her within a week and a […]

31 Days to Clean

April 27th, 2011 / 3 Comments

If cleaning house is not your thing, you’re with me. I need help and I need motivation. Fellow blogger Sarah Mae has a book that will do just that. 31 Days to Clean gives daily tips from both a Martha and a Mary point of view. That means: The Mary Challenge -Something you do that […]

Struck by the flu

March 3rd, 2011 / 3 Comments

Everyone is getting sick, and now it’s my turn. It came on me suddenly with a sore throat, runny nose, and body aches. I try to avoid medicines as much as possible. Do you have any home remedies that you recommend? Here are a few I’m doing: – Drink warm/hot water rather than cold. It […]

Do you believe in adoption?

May 18th, 2010 / 3 Comments

If you believe an orphan child should have a loving home to raise him/her, please read on. I came across Tiffany at A Moment Cherished, a pastor’s wife and mom of 2. She is sharing about her journey to adopt a child from Ethopia and I was touched. Tiffany wrote, “God has opened our eyes, […]

Everyone can use one of these!

May 11th, 2010 / 17 Comments

No more boring aprons! Wearing one of these aprons pictured here adds a splash of excitement to your cooking routine, doesn’t it? One of these aprons is exactly what I needed! So cute! All cotton, durable, washable, and did I say they’re cute? There are 4 sayings to choose from, which one fits your personality? […]

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day

January 16th, 2010 / No Comments

Do you love the smell of fresh bread? And the tenderness and flavor of bread just out of the oven? Unfortunately, I am not much of a bread baker. Fortunately, the book Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day answered just about every question I have about making bread. And yes, you really can bake […]

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs review

January 5th, 2010 / No Comments

I am always looking for good wholesome family entertainment. With a barrage of junk out there, even those supposedly kid-friendly shows, I am very careful. When I saw Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, it met with my approval. (Click on the image to watch the trailer.) When my children were little, we read the […]

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook Giveaway

December 29th, 2009 / 3 Comments

Let’s end 2009 and begin 2010 with a giveaway! How many of you are making a new year resolution to eat healthier? Or a resolution to keep a tighter budget? Or a resolution to eat out less? To accomplish all those worthy goals, here is a book that is invaluable: The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook. […]

Win a Billy Fun Wheels remote control monster truck

November 30th, 2009 / 12 Comments

I don’t do a lot of product reviews unless it’s something really good. Here is one that is really good, and you have a chance to win one too! Billy Fun Wheels would make a great Christmas gift for children 2 years old and up. Well, the truth is, both my 14-year-old daughter and I […]

Helping children adjust to moving

November 24th, 2009 / No Comments

Have you had to make a move with your children? As a real estate professional for over 20 years, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing families excited about moving into their own home. But I’ve also seen children not so excited. It’s a big change for children, and unknown territory can be intimidating. Elena’s Big […]