Minimize the Mess {Book Review VIDEO}


Around the House, Book Review, Books, Organizing/Cleaning, Random

I’m excited to share my next book review today for my friend Rachel Kratz from Efficient Momma. Her e-book, Minimize the Mess: A Mother’s Guide to Simplifying Your Home, is exactly what it says – a simple guide to getting your house under control so you can get back to enjoying your home and family. Like I […]

May 15, 2015

Noble Movie, Podcasting, and Termites {7QT}


Random

It’s been a pretty good week around here. Here are a few random updates to share as part of the 7 Friday Quick Takes today (I still have a few more hours of the day!) 1. First, I have to say – Go Watch The Noble Movie This Weekend! If you live in one of […]

May 8, 2015

What Lent is REALLY about


faith, Lent, Random

Since today is a Friday in Lent, my 4th post of the 7 Long Takes fits in perfectly. Lent. I think I’ve been doing it wrong for the majority of my consciously-aware Catholic life. For the longest time, I thought it was all about what I couldn’t do or what I needed to do less of. But that’s like […]

March 6, 2015

“Feel Good” Volunteerism vs. True Charity


Charity, faith, Random

This next post in my 7 Long Takes is kind of a continuation from yesterday’s post about giving to charity even if you’re not sure how it will be used. 3. Charity and the “Feel Good” Epidemic Speaking of charity and how to discern where to give and who to give to, there’s another thing […]

March 5, 2015

Charitable Giving, Corruption, and Trust


Charity, Random

Number 2 of my 7 Long Takes. Charity and Giving. I want to help others, really I do. It’s part of being a good Catholic and a good person. But I get overwhelmed by it. There are soooo many who are in need of food, clothes, shelter, education, money for this and that. I see it all and all I can do […]

March 4, 2015