Book Review: Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet

I was captivated by this cover from the first time I saw it online. It is simply gorgeous. The memoir inside is equally beautiful, and I’m so glad I read it. Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet: Tasting the Goodness of God In All Things is Sarah Hagerty’s story of figuring out the challenges of adulthood. […]

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Wing-It Wings: A Recipe

Not sure if I’ve mentioned this here before, but I am a culinary rock star. What? I haven’t told you this? Well let me tell you now! Sunday after church I decided to make chicken wings. I thawed the chicken, pulled out the crock pot, then went online to look for a recipe. Which is […]

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Bergie and her Brussels Sprout

(If you are a children’s book author looking for your next big idea, this post is my gift to you…) After seven months of searching, we FINALLY discovered Bergie’s treat of choice.  Brussels Sprouts. I couldn’t make this up if I tried. Back when Bergie first came home with us, our trainer told us to […]

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Book Review: Who Knows Tomorrow

I saw a tweet by @BookGirl96 about this memoir and immediately messaged her to ask if I could review it.  (Reading friends, you should follow her because she will make you laugh AND keep you in the book loop, which is of course the very best place to be.) Who Knows Tomorrow: A Memoir of […]

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Book Review: Walk to Beautiful by Jimmy Wayne

Oh My Gosh I love this book. I started it YESTERDAY.  Finished it TODAY. It is 376 pages, including a center section with photos I had to keep flipping forward and back to as I got to certain parts of the story.  I gave up sleep to keep reading, and sleep is my absolute favorite […]

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I failed to fail (it’s not the easiest thing to do)

I am on a fitness plan. It’s been two weeks. I did not undertake this on my own, you should know. This is my friend Spanish Girl’s fault. Her gym ran a promotional where members bring in a friend and you compete for 21 days as a team against other member/guest pairs. Whoever loses the […]

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Chatting with a Writer Friend

Friends, today I get to introduce you to Cathleen Falsani. Grab a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine, depending on what time it is and what kind of day you’re having) and settle in for a chat. I met Cathleen a few years back at the Festival of Faith and Writing, about four […]

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