Fragrant Whiffs of Joy giveaway result


Literature

Well, that was a long week. Some of you kept saying “Is it too late to enter?” and I thought Friday took its good old time coming… Thanks to everyone who joined the whimsical side of the giveaway! We have a winner! Congratulations to Betty Yoder, who will soon receive a free copy of Fragrant […]

December 1, 2017

Giveaway: Fragrant Whiffs of Joy


Literature

Update: As of 1:00 pm on December 1, 2017, this giveaway is closed. Confession: Sometimes I need to be reminded that it’s going to be okay. This is not the same thing as pretending it’s okay when it’s not, as I wrote in my last post – I mean I need to be reminded that it’s […]

November 24, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving


Life around home

Well, that was fun… …and made a lovely addition to our soup at supper last night. Our bacon-potato-carrot-hard-boiled-egg-soup-with-a-little-chicken-and-parsley. {Yum.} My online friend Beth linked to the turkey platter idea and my children had fun putting it together while the broth ran over and burned on the stovetop and the babies yelled for food and I called for Ryan to […]

November 26, 2015

The SAD Regimen


Brain things

Confession: I never could get the hang of January. This year I am blessed. I have energy and focus and I love my life, but some days some days I worry myself sick over the silliest things, and I just can’t think of that WORD while I’m talking to my children (and so I stammer […]

January 12, 2015

Giveaway: Footprints on the Ceiling


Literature

Update: As of 11/26/2014, this giveaway is closed. ***** Dear folks, I’m delighted to announce two things today— First, Dorcas Smucker is paying a virtual visit to this spot {right here right now} as she makes her rounds on a blog tour, with our own private interview coming right up… And second, she is giving away […]

November 19, 2014