Top 10 Movies We Watched In 2013


Movie Review

Ok, the list you’ve ALL been waiting for – or at least the one our movie nerd friend, Joel, has been anxiously waiting for – is FINALLY done and published here for all to “ooo” and “aaaa” over. You are welcome.  To say my husband and I enjoy watching movies is bit of an understatement. […]

January 17, 2014

Bacon & Potatoes {Man-Approved}


Bacon, Dinner, Food

The Story: Once upon a time there was a wife who desperately needed to come up with something for dinner that would not require going out to the store in the bitter cold with her four small children. She scavenged her kitchen cupboards and fridge but, to her dismay, all she could find were some […]

January 14, 2014

5 Favorite Space Pictures


5 Favorites, Astronomy, Photography

It’s been way too long since I’ve shared my awesome husband’s space pictures here. And since another faithful reader responded (indirectly on his blog) to my question about what readers want to see more of, I am happily obliging to his request for more awesome space pictures.  Here are 5 of his most recent shots that I […]

January 8, 2014

Holiday Mini M&Ms and Reese’s Peanut Butter Chip Cookies


Dessert, Food

I whipped these up for my daughter’s birthday school treats since her birthday is so close to Christmas. I saw the peanut butter chips next to the m&m’s in the store and thought, hmmm…peanuts and m&m’s go together excellently so why not try it in a cookie? It worked excellently. The only thing I had […]

December 23, 2013

Less Me, More YOU {New Resolutions}


Random

From my latest CatholicMom.com article on Advent and New Year’s resolutions: “Since we’ve started a new liturgical year and New Year’s is just around the corner again, this is a good time to think about how we can “start fresh” and live our lives more deeply for Christ. The word “resolution” comes from the Latin […]

December 18, 2013