Brad and I celebrated 35 years of marriage today. -Not much hoopla, just a walk on the beach. That was enough. My 35 year marriage is a product of God and a choice, a choice to stay married. Brad and I have stumbled along this walk and powered through some tough stuff just like everyone … Continue reading 35th Anniversary – My Sloppy Love List
There are many kinds of gifts. Wrapped gifts are pretty cool. -Who doesn't want to tear into pretty packages? But....I wonder....how many of us remember these gifts a year after we get them? Then there are God Gifts. God Gifts inspire us to keep on giving. I love God Gifts. I've gotten lots … Continue reading God Gifts: Gifts which keep on giving
My friend, Vanessa, makes Jesus dolls. I’ve fallen in love with them. If you’d like to buy one, here is the link to her etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HalfQuarterInnStudio. I’m excited to say, Vanessa’s offering a discount to my readers! If you use the coupon code : CRACKEDPOT (Perfect for the Type A Lady!) you’ll get 15% … Continue reading The Jesus Doll….a short story
Maybe you didn’t have the best relationship with your earthly dad. Don’t let that stand in the way of falling into the arms of your heavenly one! This Fathers Day, my prayer is that you honor the Dad who knows you best. He’s right here ready to wrap loving arms around you. Run to Him...and … Continue reading Fun Friday: Fathers Day Trip To The Cabin
We planted trees behind the smokehouse long before paths were made. Stones and walkways came next. Then, one sunny day, with my baby toddling at my feet (her fists full of dirt) I poured sand, hauled brick and laid a smokehouse floor to create a playhouse. The Book was the motivator. We wanted a hidden … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Secret Garden
Heading into summer and getting antsy about those summer kids? Don't panic! First of all, take it from an OLD mom : You’ll miss time with your kids once they’re grown. But let’s get practical here. The Type A Lady knows summer’s not all a bed of roses (I have the battle scars to prove it.) … Continue reading Ten Tips for Summer Fun With Kids!
Top Five to Thrive OK OK, I know. We’re back to the work week. It can be so discouraging to come off the (semi) relaxed vibe of the weekend and get blasted with a high dose of the daily grind. Take heart! (I love this Bible phrase!) Here’s your .... Top Five to Thrive 1. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Top Five To Thrive