November 21, 2017

Free Martha Stewart and Paula Deen Holiday Cookbooks


Free Martha Steward Thanksgiving cookbook, Free Paula Deen holiday planner

A peek at my week


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Fun surprise


I had a fun surprise this morning when I received an email that I am a finalist for the Home school blog awards. Even though I don’t often post about my home school adventure, homeschooling has been our educational path […]

This picture says it all


Update live from Ecuador (Nov. 10, 2009) Informed that my sister-in-love and I would not get to see my nephew until Wednesday when the official paperwork was completed, we were blown away when our host asked us first thing this […]

Tasty Tuesday – South American Style


It’s been a long time since I’ve traveled internationally, but one of the thing that never ceases to amaze me, especially in the Central/South American countries, is the variety of foods offered on every single corner, and window front. There […]



Sitting in the terminal, I love to people watch, don’t you? Watching so many different people, personalities, colors, life choices, attitudes, and reactions, makes me wonder where their peace is found. Delays happen. Often, delays are neutral, but sometimes, they […]

I’m leavin’ on a jet plane…


don’t know when I’ll be back again. 🙂 Right now, I’m in an airplane heading for Ecuador with my precious sister in love. What a privilege to witness first hand a miracle in the making. I can’t wait to introduce […]

Grocery Guru saves a bundle at Harris Teeter


Savings during triple coupons at Harris Teeter

Just do the next thing…


Feeling overwhelmed with the day to day of life? Do you know the feeling? Whether it’s planning for a last minute trip out of the country (which is still surreal for me) or just trying to accomplish the day to day woman, mom, or wife kind of things, I always go back to one of my mentors, Elizabeth Elliot, who encourages, “Just do the next thing.”

Holiday Market in Greensboro


“Holiday Market is the Triad’s Complete Holiday Experience! You’ll find foods and fashions, gifts that glitter, music and magic – everything to make your holidays bright.