Minimize the Mess Winner and Broken Gods Next


**Give-away**, Around the House, Book Review, Books, faith, Organizing/Cleaning

Thank you to all who entered the Give Away for Rachel Kratz book, Minimize the Mess: A Mother’s Guide to Simplifying Your Home! I hope you enjoyed either watching or listening to our Hang Out together on the new Simplemama Podcast. Congratulations to Laura! I hope you enjoy Rachel’s book as much as I did and are ready […]

May 26, 2015

My own 20 minutes in Heaven


faith, Marriage, motherhood

For #ThankANun day last Tuesday I decided to do more than just fill up social newsfeeds with hashtags and actually do what John Schlimm hoped people would do on that day – aside from buying his book of course. I decided to sit down and write a real thank you card to the “Nuns” who had played […]

May 7, 2015

Thank You IHM Sisters {And a Book Giveaway!}


**Give-away**, Catholic Church, faith, Faith: Mary

In yesterday’s post, I shared a small review of Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship that Answered Life’s Greatest Questions and the Video Hangout conversation about Five Years I had with author John Schlimm. Today I’m excited to join with Image Catholic Books in offering one GiveAway of John Schlimm’s Five Years in Heaven! There are many […]

May 5, 2015

Five Years in Heaven {Book Review VIDEO}


Book Review, Books, faith

Hey it’s been a little while since I’ve blogged – I’ve been busy reading up a storm and watching a few good movies . We also celebrated our son’s First Communion last weekend so it’s been a lot of fun around here lately! After applying for a few different book review requests, the water gates […]

May 4, 2015

Heaven is a Perpetual Easter


Catholic Church, Easter, faith

Happy Easter!! Today, we celebrate that our Lord and God, Jesus the Messiah, IS RISEN! Last night, I went to the Saturday Easter Vigil Mass for the first time since high school. It was most likely one of the most beautiful and joy-filled Mass celebrations I have ever been to. I feel giddy with excitement. I’m trembling with JOY. […]

April 5, 2015