Last month, I mentioned that my daughter was becoming a teenager. She didn't want a cake this year. She wanted to make cupcakes with a decorating kit that I won. I agreed and set off to find an easy frosting recipe because I had never made frosting from scratch before. I finally found one that I thought would work well, and then, I bought the necessary ingredients. The … [Read more...] about Frosting Cupcakes
Recently, I was given the opportunity to review a book by Judith Couchman. I was told that I would be sent one of her books, but I would not know which one until it arrived. Since she has written over 40 books, I really didn't even know what the book would be about. I had looked at her list of popular books and realized that there were quite a few that I was really … [Read more...] about The Art of Faith – A Review and Giveaway
As I watched our tree this year, I have been surprised at all the changes. First it bloomed. Then, the flowers faded and fell off. Then, it bloomed again. What amazed me most was when the leaves turned brown and started to wither away. As they fell off, I saw new leaves budding out. It reminded me of how a new Christian loses the brown exterior, and a new young person … [Read more...] about A New Creation
I have heard great things about Usborne books, but I haven't had the opportunity to purchase any. When I saw that we were promoting Usborne Alaska this week, I headed over to look at the books. The first thing I noticed was that the books were divided by age. Knowing that my daughter LOVES to read, I decided to see what might be available for her and found a book that I know … [Read more...] about Great Learning with Usborne Alaska!
I don't know if you've noticed, but things have been getting busier around here. Don't get me wrong because I'm not complaining... It's exciting to see! However, keeping up with giveaways and keeping my writing for three blogs straight has necessitated my looking for a new planner just for blogging. The same company, Peter Pauper Press, that published The Little Black Book … [Read more...] about Mom’s Weekly Planner