Archives for November 2010

10 Easy Last Minute Advent Calendars

Are you hoping to add a little more fun and family time to your Christmas activities this year? Me too! I’ve been on the hunt for some quick and easy last minute Advent Calendars to help our family countdown to Christmas and I thought I would share… 10 Easy Last Minute Advent Calendars: 1.  Free […]

Little Star {Giveaway}

I am so excited to tell you about a new book to add to your Christmas book collection! It’s bound to become a part of your Christmas traditions! Little Star by Anthony DeStefano is written from the perspective of the stars preparing to compete to be the star that shines the brightest for the new […]

How YOU can change OUR world…

Early last week I asked the question, “How are YOU changing the world?” And really, there wasn’t a correct answer. The answers you gave were beautiful. And you are—-changing the world that is. Even those of you that thought “Hmm, the only thing I’ve done today is wipe bottoms and put food in front of a […]

An Important Announcement…

God has been moving in our hearts. We’ve always wanted to adopt, but had it placed in a “someday” category. You know, after we had 2.5 kids, a house, a dog, and a white picket fence. After 2 years of waiting for the infamous pink line and Jonah asking for a baby, we began to […]

Jesus Calling {Giveaway}

One of the interesting things I’ve come to realize through this journey of motherhood is that at the same time I am parenting Jonah, God is parenting me. Just as I discipline, encourage obedience, and wipe away the tears when Jonah falls, God is doing the very same thing with me. Another thing….just as I am […]

The Boy Who Changed The World…

While at Relevant, I had a chance to meet and mingle with AnnJanette and Abby from Tommy Nelson. As I was checking out their fabulous booth, I picked up a book called The Boy Who Changed the World. The title caught my attention, for obvious boy mom reasons, but as I flipped through the pages, I was captivated by […]

Giveaway Winners!

I always feel like the late Bob Barker when I announce giveaway winners… The winner of The Really Woolly Kids “Trusting the Shepherd” DVD is Jen who said… Recently, I’ve been looking for some good Christian videos/dvd’s for my four year old daughter. She watches so many of the princess ones and it finally dawned […]

WFMW: Updating Passwords Online

I’ve learned this tip the hard way this week—my personal email was hacked. There are seriously crazy circumstances….some you wouldn’t believe if I told you. I won’t go into details publicly for the safety of everyone involved, but let’s just say a hacker is richer somewhere in the world and I’ve talked to the FBI. (A note to my […]

20 Holiday Cards for $1.99

Just wanted to take a moment for a new Vistaprint Holiday Card deal that I came across today. Combine it with a custom card design from my Relevant business card sponsor, Kottage on 5th, and you’ll have some fabulous Christmas cards to send out! Here are the details: Go to Vistaprint Pick a card design (or […]

Mommy & Me: Sorting Activities with Muffin Tins

We love to sort! One of our favorite ways to sort objects is to use a muffin tin. By using a muffin tin, there is a natural place for Jonah to put the objects, the sorted piles are easily distinguished, and it keeps the sorted pile from being mixed up. Plus, it’s something we already have in […]