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Dressing for a Spring Tea Party

Dressing for a Spring Tea Party

Earlier this month, I shared about making Lemon and Ginger Scones which would be perfect for a tea party.  Between Easter in a short while and the annual Ladies Group May Tea, I am already thinking about what I outfit to pull from the closet.   I’ve seen a lot of people on Polyvore and [Read On]


5th Full Week of Lent (2015): Where Do We Seek God?

Like last weekend, this one was rather full for me. I was honored to be helping with the high school youth ministry meeting yesterday as we split into discussion groups based on gender. With the teens continuing to look at chastity as part of their study of Theology of the Body, I was able to [Read On]


Hop to the Music! ~ 4 Pack of Awesome Disney Music Sound Tracks

Hop to the Music! ~ 4 Pack of Awesome Disney Music Sound Tracks was made possible by my receiving the Hop To The Music pack as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network. No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own. This post may also contain affiliate links. #disneymusic #enmnetwork We [Read On]

ROTEL Cans on the Shelf at Walmart

Feed Hungry Bellies While Saving Money on RO*TEL at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JustAddRotel #CollectiveBias As a mom with 4 hungry boys at home, I am always looking for ways to feed their hungry bellies while saving money at the same time.  Stocking up on great canned products that can be [Read On]

Greenhouse Frame

Twelve Books to Help with Cold Climate Gardening

Even though we have officially entered spring according to the calendar AND we had a mild winter, our Alaskan home still has snow around the yard. Life on the side of a mountain has its downsides and the lack of sunshine for several months each winter mean we have a colder spot for growing compared [Read On]


Confessions of a Prodigal Son: Familiar Gospel Story with a Modern Twist

The Gospel story of the prodigal son is one that many have heard throughout the years and might feel drawn towards it. After all, don’t we all crave God’s unconditional love and knowing that He is always waiting for us regardless of how terribly we fall?  It is from that story that film makers have [Read On]


Bring New Life to Your Room with Evgie

Do you feel like your house is in a rut?  Or just looking for a way to change things up and personalize your space?  I am right there with you on that and couldn’t pass up the chance to share about Evgie. Spring time is finally here! Spring Cleaning is one of my favorite things [Read On]


Reflecting on The Gift: Your Call to Greatness

The other day, I mentioned how I was contemplating Spiritual Warfare during the season of Lent.  I thought I’d start sharing about what got me thinking about that particular topic.  So, today, I wanted to share about the video program (affiliate link) The Gift: Your Call to Greatness by Christopher West. While it was not directly [Read On]


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Digital Copy Now Available

Thank you to Warner Home Video for supplying any assets used in this post as well as providing one digital copy of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies to giveaway. My family LOVES the whole Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie productions.  We own each movie that has been released and they [Read On]

Enjoy a Lovely Spring Tea Featuring Lemon and Ginger Scones

Spring Tea Party with Lemon and Ginger Scones

Spring is here and for some ladies it is a wonderful time for a tea. I am currently serving as co-president of the Ladies Group of St. Andrew Parish. One of the annual events is our May Tea with some members ‘sponsoring’ a table and being fully responsible for providing a unique tablescape and some [Read On]


Ezetrol for Managing High Cholesterol

Thank you to Ezetrol and You! Drugstore for this guest post on high cholesterol. Modern world has brought many issues with it. Although we are having an enormous technical breakthrough and improvement of life style, like everything else in life, there is a price to be paid. Some of the main issues that a modern [Read On]


Banishing Dry Winter Skin With InstaNatural’s Dead Sea Mud Mask andAdvanced-Action Retinol Moisturizer

Winter can be rough on your skin. Up here in Alaska, the air gets rather dry and I find myself craving warm beverages rather than just a plain cup of water. I find that my skin suffers the consequences. So, I was happy to have the chance to review 2 products from InstaNatural, Dead Sea [Read On]


Elementary Students Can Learn Math Online with GPA Learn

This post, Elementary Students Can Learn Math Online with GPA Learn, was made possible with the chance to review GPALOVEMATH (online streaming platform) from GPA LEARN as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew.    Like many other kids, my boys are drawn to electronics. Given their natural affinity for the devices, it only makes sense to [Read On]


Liven Up Learning of the Alphabet Compliments of The Critical Thinking Co.

This post, Liven Up Learning of the Alphabet Compliments of The Critical Thinking Co., was made possible with the chance to review Alphabet Song Game (Grades K-5) (Windows based downlaod) from The Critical Thinking Co as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew.    As he has a late fall birthday, J is technically considered a pre-K [Read On]


4th Full Week of Lent (2015): Internal Conversion Doesn’t Mean Isolation

The days of Lent are marching by quickly now with Holy Week coming into sight.  This past weekend had me quite busy at our parish.  Friday night I was bringing food and helping oversee the Soup and Stations sponsored by our youth group. The particular version of the Stations of the Cross we used again [Read On]


Contemplating Spiritual Warfare during Lent

Here we are, quickly approaching the half way mark for Lent. I’ve given up trying to make myself feel bad for not writing as much I had originally planned to write during this season of Lent.  Things happening in my life have me turning more inwards and some struggles I am just not ready to [Read On]


Spring Fashionista 2015 ~ Jewelry Bundle ($178 value)

Time has flown by so quickly and Spring Fashionista 2015 is HERE! This event is like no other and I look forward to it each Spring and Fall. I love being able to bless one of my readers with an awesome prize bundle AND I love to visit all the other participating blogs and enter [Read On]


Visual Learning Systems: Science Education through Videos and Activities

This post, Visual Learning Systems: Science Education through Videos and Activities, was made possible with the chance to review Digital Science Online: Elementary Edition (Grades K-5) and Digital Science Online: Secondary Edition (Grades 6-12) (each level is $99 for one year of access under their homeschool pricing policy) as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew.  [Read On]


3rd Full Week of Lent (2015): Family Altar

Last week, I spent plenty of time in the desert contemplating and praying about certain aspects of my life. This time was not exactly how I was envisioning spending my Lent, but sometimes God has plans for us that we don’t see coming. Or, in my case, God is using this time to have me [Read On]


A Glimpse into the Art and Science of Healing

Many thanks to Dr. Mark J. Rogers, author of The Art and Science of Healing, with Light, for his guest post.  I truly appreciate learning more about how to live more healthy and safe pain relief options are one part of that. One hundred years ago practically the only way to deal with pain was [Read On]