Monkey and Jasmin Collage 5 comments
Hmmm… I think I’ll call this one “Monkey Love”. Truth be told, that is the ugliest monkey ever created but I love monkeys, so I had to have him. I merged a picture of Jasmin that I took yesterday with a picture of the monkey that I took this morning […]

Photography Challenge {One in Thirty}



One in Thirty {Photography Challenge} 4 comments
So today is it. The first day of the One in Thirty Photography Challenge. Yay! The goal is to take a picture of the same prop in different settings every day for thirty days AND use Photoshop to manipulate the settings and expressions. Yikes! I am so not a Photoshop […]

Photography Challenge {One in Thirty}



Wedding Rings 2 comments
SCRIPTURE I Peter 3:1 {NIV} Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if an of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives. OBSERVATION There are two key points for me here: “…submit […]

Marriage {Bible Reading Plan Day 3}


A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay {Book Review} 2 comments
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BOOK)  This stunning new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Sarah’s Key, plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of past secret to change everything in the present. It all began with a simple seaside vacation, […]

A Secret Kept A Novel by Tatiana de Rosnay {Book ...


Marriage {Bible Reading Plan Day 2} 2 comments
SCRIPTURE Ecclesiastes 9:9 {NIV} Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun~ all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labour under the sun. OBSERVATION There is one […]

Marriage {Bible Reading Plan Day 2}



Oliver House Interior Column and Door Knobs
Last Friday while perusing the newspaper, I saw an ad announcing a tour of and lecture about the Oliver-Leming House that was being presented to the Cape County Historical Society. The nerd in me totally geeked out because I love touring historic homes. My dream is to some day own […]

Oliver~Leming House {Getting to Know Missouri}


Marriage {Bible Reading Plan Day 1}
SCRIPTURE Genesis 2:18 {NIV} And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. OBSERVATION Two things stick out for me from this scripture: “…It is not good that the man should be alone;” ~ God […]

Marriage {Bible Reading Plan Day 1}


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1. The other day I received an email from my daughter’s school telling parents that kids are using nutmeg to get high. Seriously? Who sat down, looked at a container of nutmeg and said “Hmmmm, I wonder if this can get me high?” What is wrong with these kids? Nutmeg belongs […]

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