Pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) I struggled with prayer for many years, or to be more honest, decades. I felt it a Christian obligation. I would try to find time alone (solitude) while I was raising our boys to go through my laundry list of praise and then petition. It was less than heartfelt many days. … Continue reading Prayer

Amazon Prime Membership

If you aren’t a current Amazon Prime member, you should seriously consider it. The cost is $99 a year or $10.99 a month. We love being able to purchase anything online (and I mean anything) at terrific prices and have it within two days! If you have kids at home who are in college, you … Continue reading Amazon Prime Membership

Simple Micellar Make-up Remover Wipes

Micellar Water is comprised of micelles which are cleansing oil molecules that are suspended in soft water. The micelles function like a magnet to dirt and oil and are able to draw out impurities from your skin without stripping it. I found these cleansing wipes to be fantastic to use in the morning when the only thing … Continue reading Simple Micellar Make-up Remover Wipes


We all have idols, children (me), desire for security (me), praise from others, careers, sports, personal achievement and so on  . . . Everything I listed above represents good things however when we heap too much attention and affection on those things, we lose perspective and make idols. I think one of the reasons we … Continue reading Idols

Too Faced La Creme Lipsticks

I know some women love traditional lipsticks, I am not one of them. I feel like the work it takes to apply properly isn't worth a look that only looks nice for a short amount of time. I've always preferred lip balms, they are easy to apply and reapply when necessary. I think for that … Continue reading Too Faced La Creme Lipsticks