Category Archive: Recommended products

Using a Postcard app

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 half. [...]

31 Days to Clean

31 Days to Clean

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

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?

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!

Everyone can use one of these!

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

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

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs review

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

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook Giveaway

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

Win a Billy Fun Wheels remote control monster truck

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

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 [...]