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Approaching Your Spouse with a “Please”

Since we got our 12-week-old puppy Winston, we are in serious dog training mode.  I can’t help but see many of the principles we’re trying to teach Winston are keys to good human relationships too.  For example… When Winston sees a family member or visiting friend, he goes crazy, jumping […]

 

Book Giveaway: A 14-Day Romance Challenge by Sharon Jaynes

***This giveaway is closed.  Congratulations Sarah Rae!*** How would you like to live “in ” for the rest of your life? When we say “I do” at the altar, romance comes easily to us.  As we grow older, we must make of an effort to be romantic.  But don’t […]

 

Proverbs 31 Giveaway: 31 Days to a Happy Husband

  ***This giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations to the winner Cheryl S.!*** What is something your husband would just ? I heard an Audible commercial recently where the man was jogging and listening to a romantic Nicholas Sparks bo.  I think that ad was targeted to women.  Wouldn’t we all […]

 

How Frugal Are You?

How frugal are you? As 2017 gets underway, it’s a good time to think about where you can save a dollar here and there. James and I are both frugal which makes our lives easier (and sometimes funnier).  In California where we live, there’s a new law that grocery stores […]

 

Why Bother Setting Goals in 2017?

It’s time to think about those New Year Resolutions and goal setting… I have sat in the same room with some truly inspirational people like Neil Armstrong, Zig Ziglar, Andy Andrews, and Jim Lovell to name a few.  Of course I use the word room rather liberally, since there were […]

 

Merry Christmas Friends!

From my home to yours…merry Christmas! In our neighborhood, there is a house lit up like a fancy department store.  There’s a huge Santa, Grinch, and Elf on the roof.  There’s a snowman on the lawn.  And a sleigh and reindeer. Across the street, there’s a manger scene.  It’s not […]

 

Book Giveaway: Creating a Haven of Peace by Joanne Miller

***This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations Naomi!*** Not just one giveaway (Listen, Love, Repeat) but TWO giveaways this week of Thanksgiving! I’m happy to be giving away Joanne Miller’s beautiful bo, Creating a Haven of Peace.  Joanne is my podcast guest this month (click here to listen).  You’ll learn that […]