Category: Recommendations

Why I Love Jody — and the I_Blog Conference

***Update: Jody created my own coupon code (I’ve never had my own coupon code!) if you register for the I_Blog Conference! Get $20 off with the code FOP (friend of Paula)! Thanks, Jody!!*** If it weren’t for Jody Halsted, I wouldn’t still be blogging. I know myself too well....

5 Easy Ways to Save Money

I’m all about saving money, but I’m also busy and somewhat disorganized (I know, shocker!). There are some bloggers who save some amazing cash, but some of the methods they use frankly sound like a full-time job to me, which is great if you have the time. Unfortunately, I...

Some Bandwagons Are Worth Jumping On

I’m not a bandwagon girl. I’m not sure exactly why; it’s nothing that’s been planned. But for some reason, the more accolades a movie, or book, or TV show receives, the less interested I become. Need some examples? Okay, let’s see . . . Titanic? Never saw it. (And...

Start Here: Doing Hard Things Right Where You Are

I found the book Do Hard Things by brothers Alex & Brett Harris while browsing through our local Christian bookstore, and I immediately thought of my oldest son. Just entering adolescence, he was starting to experience the pressures of being like “everyone else” and I feared him falling in...

Let’s Go to the Movies

We rarely go to movies as a family, so you can imagine how unusual it was for us to see not one but TWO movies this past weekend. First up: Percy Jackson and the Olympians—The Lightning Thief. Boy #1 and I read all of the Percy Jackson books, so...

Get Lost in the Interweb

When Husband and I started dating, his family introduced me to one of the most amazing family pastimes—playing “get lost in the country.” Basically, it’s where you start driving out of town and then take turns saying “left,” “right,” or “straight” when you come to an intersection. The goal...

Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris—A Review

Call me a nerd (it’s okay, really), but I love theology. The study of religion has always been intriguing to me, but I admit that it’s been a struggle to find books that have a proper amount of theological rigor without being too dry that I can’t stay awake...