Room to Grow

The Gardener’s Log Book is perfect for any horticulturist, novice or experienced. The log book is simple, with gridded pages to plot a map of your garden space and lined pages to record other information. It is also divided into seasons and years (years 1-5). An added and brilliant plus, the pages are a resistant…

Rediscover Christianity/ Catholicism in the Secular World

If you are looking to learn more about Catholicism or Christianity in general, this is your book. bishop Robert Barron is a well respected figure in the church and he knows the world well. The book is written by Barron and John L. Allen Jr. (who has interviewed Barron extensively). The authors realize the problem…

For all the Laura Ingall’s Fans

A Prairie Girls’ Faith is perfect for Little House on the Prairie and Laura Ingall Wilder fans. It really puts things into perspective for those living in the modern world. Being a pioneer, Ingall’s struggled with so many aspects of life that we never will, like crop failure and the hard work of traveling by horse and buggy….

What’s in a Christmas Tree

Christmas. So many memories, feelings, sweet and savory treats, decorations, obligations, and so much more are associated with this beautiful season. The first Sunday of this month, the hubby and I found our very first Christmas tree. It has long been the tradition in my family to cut down a cedar tree and use it…

Find Peace Through Journaling

The holiday season is a hectic one. 30 Days to Peace: A One Month Creative Journal by WaterBrook will be perfect to use during the holiday season or beyond. It is a compact book with prompts to stir the inner artist in you. I would enjoy using this during the month of December, but since…

The Best Way to Journal for the Busy Soul

Life is busy. I love to write about things. I can express myself so much easier in written word. I find journaling (and blogging) to be a positive stress reliever for me. Although I love writing and it’s therapeutic for me, I generally don’t have time to write pages of my thoughts down. I love…

Cozier than Cozy

I have never been to England, but after reading this book I am anxious to go. And on my trip I want to visit an adorable little cottage nestled in the woods, with smoke coming out of the chimney, a pebble pathway leading to the front door, and most importantly, delicious smells wafting from the…

Fall Photo Challenge: Part 3

October 4: Harvest October 5: Fall Sunrise October 6: Exploring on a Friday night October 7: Brunch & Friends First time making cinnamon rolls from scratch…should have let them rise longer, but they were still really good! Found the recipe here. October 9: My Mums October 10: When that coffee craving hits… October 11: Fall…

Fall Photo Challenge: Post 2

September 26: Energy September 27: Pumpkin Scones September 28: Pumpkins & Mums! September 29: Relaxing & Homework September 30  October 1 October 2: Apple, Coffee & Homework October 3: Kentucky “Crisp air, Pretty leaves, Sweater & Boots, Football, Pumpkins & Coffee …I love fall!”  

In the Skies

Since I was a little girl, I have always loved looking up to the sky. What we See in the Stars by Kelsey Oseid is a beautifully illustrated book about the constellations and other celestial bodies. The layout of the book is perfect, it offers descriptions and commentary about outer-space within the pages of gorgeous illustrations….

A Hygge

You know that perfect space you envision? For me it has a fire place, with logs ablaze. I would have the perfect cup of hot chocolate in hand, overflowing with marshmallows. I would be sitting in the most comfortable chair, I would have my sweet pup curled on the rug in front of the fire…

My Day-to-Day

Recently I was looking at an old blog I used to contribute to (Tidbits from Twenty Somethings), some of the posts I read included posts about photo-a-day challenges I completed with friends. I was realizing how fun it is to look back at months where I took a photo every day. My memory is jogged…