#Must Read 31 Days Series Daily Bread and Butter

This one ... no other explanation needed.  It's just reality for us as woman and something we all struggle with in one way or another. I bet we can all use a 31-day vacation from Comparison Island.  Thank you to Daily Bread & Butter for inviting us to join her for this time away.   ... [Read More]

#MustRead 31 Days Series Next Step Editing

Yesterday I shared a little bit about Sandra.  She's pretty amazing and I have no words to express how thankful I am for her friendship. But she's not just a fellow pastor's wife, mom of an autistic child, soon-to-be adoptive mother of a boy from Ethiopia, homeschooling mom to her oldest son, and incredible friend ... she's also a fabulous editor.  She has an undergraduate degree in English and taught high school English for several years in addition to going to seminary.  Now she has her own ... [Read More]

#MustRead 31 Days Series My Days with Autism

Until the past couple of years I really didn't know anything about autism.   Then one of my dearest friend's youngest son was diagnosed.  We've had countless conversations about what it is like to be the mother of an autistic child.  Sandra even wrote a book about the first year after James was diagnosed.  If you haven't read Speechless: Finding God's Grace in My Son's Autism, you should. I've learned so much through my friendship with Sandra.  She shares the ups and downs and is quick to ... [Read More]

#MustRead 31 Days Series 31 Days of Self-Publishing

In case you didn't know, I've written a few books.  I've self-published all of them.  I highly recommend self-publishing!  It's been a great experience for me.  (But, you know, if Thomas Nelson calls me, I'll let them publish something for me! LOL) My friend Erin and I wrote a book about self-publishing.  It's full of ideas, examples, and application ... if you are interested in writing a book, you should check it out. But, I also suggest you check out Erin's series Erin is answering ... [Read More]

#MustRead 31 Days Series Allure Interiors

We love spray paint around here.  Seriously!  Quick and cheap way to update almost anything.  My mother-in-law might even have an addiction to the stuff. I've learned a ton from Myra at My Blessed Life about using spray paint to change things up.  She has even spray painted her front door! So, of course, this series by Allure Interiors about 31 Days of Spray Paint totally appealed to the wannabe decorator in me.  There are some amazing ideas for using spray paint to update everything from ... [Read More]

#MustRead 31 Days Series Idle Chatter

Okay, I admit it ... I love TV.  I watch more than I should and enjoy a wide variety of shows.  From Big Bang Theory to Once Upon a Time to The Good Wife, I love it!  Hubs and I like The Walking Dead and my girl and I enjoy Smash and Bunheads. I use my DVR and Hulu Plus to play catch up on all my favorites. So, of course, a 31 Days series about the small screen appealed to me.  I love what Idle Chatter is doing this month! Don't fret if you don't have a television or haven't seen any of the ... [Read More]