All-Clad Cookware

I spent the first 15 years of my married life always buying a new set of pots and pans every few years. Non-stick, Teflon coated cookware was all the rage in those days. However, they did not last very long if used daily. I don't care if manufacturers of nonstick cookware advertise that their product … Continue reading All-Clad Cookware


Years ago I heard a pastor share that his staff had sent a questionnaire out to parents of the youth asking them what their greatest fears were and consequently where they needed the most support regarding raising their kids. Drugs, premarital sex, all the usual suspects were listed, except for one that this pastor thought … Continue reading Laziness

Philosophy Face Cleansers

I have used Philosophy Purity Made Simple and The Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash for many years. There are a couple of ways to utilize these fabulous face cleansers. You can use Purity Made Simple at night to remove makeup and the Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash in the morning. However, over the last couple of years, we've ¬†been … Continue reading Philosophy Face Cleansers

(Maybe Not) The Happiest Time of the Year

I think marketing dictates so much of how we think we "should" feel. And when it comes to the holidays, we should feel all warm and fuzzy. At least, that's what advertisers would have us think. When our circumstances do not offer that, we often try to manufacture those feelings artificially. As many of us … Continue reading (Maybe Not) The Happiest Time of the Year

Food for Thought

The following is an anonymous prayer that appeared in our Sunday Bulletin years ago, and I recently ran across it. It speaks of the gift of life itself. I take that gift for granted most of the time. Each time I read this, it helps me refocus and think about what is important. Here it … Continue reading Food for Thought

Walmart Grocery ~ Shop Online, Pick Up at Your Local Walmart

This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Our mid-size community has two Walmarts. One is close to our home, so I decided to try their new online grocery service with pick up at my local store. First I have to confess, I … Continue reading Walmart Grocery ~ Shop Online, Pick Up at Your Local Walmart