Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion #Book Review


Book Review, faith, Random

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle I visited and ate at the delicious Homegirl Cafe when on my “pilgrimage” with my brother in LA back in February and was immediately intrigued and impressed. I finally had the chance to read Fr. Boyle’s book, Tattoos on the Heart, a couple […]

November 9, 2016

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter #BookReview


Book Review, Books

Time to catch up on some book reviews. First up, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter: A Novel I read The Memory Keeper’s Daughter this summer while on our summer vacation. I liked it well enough, it was a good fiction fix and light vacation reading companion. I think it could have been MUCH better, it started out with […]

September 25, 2016

A Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion Book #Giveaway!


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books

Do you ever wish you had a little friend who’d sit on your shoulder and whisper words of affirmation, encouragement and hope into your ears throughout your days as a mother? Or maybe you’d like to spend more time in prayer but don’t know how or where to start? Maybe it’s hard to carve out too […]

August 31, 2016

Love the Home You Have Book Review & Family and Kitchen Room Update


Book Review, Books, Decorating, Home

Earlier this year I read Love the Home You Have: Simple Ways to…Embrace Your Style *Get Organized *Delight in Where You Are by Melissa Michaels from The Inspired Home blog. I really enjoyed reading Melissa’s book and recommend it to anyone who drives around daydreaming about living in other people’s homes and wishing their home was […]

November 10, 2015

I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really {Giveaway, Review Hangout Podcast}


Book Review, Books

For this month’s Simplemama Podcast HangOut I had the great pleasure of chatting with Kay Wills Wyma about her book, I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really): Finding Contentment in a Culture of Comparison. Listen to audio podcast online | View video podcast online                 Kay Blogs at The Moat […]

October 7, 2015