Woman to Woman Wednesdays with Joan Brown

Today we will be chatting with Joan Brown as she shares her love of quilting.


Today’s Theresa’s Tuesday is inspired by a movie about courage. The movie was about having the courage to be a father. But, I thought about courage in the rest of [ . . . ]

Milestone Mondays with Joan Brown

Milestone Mondays interview with Joan. She’ll be sharing her achievement of completing her degree.


Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 Today is the first Sunday of 2021. Most will [ . . . ]

The Journey

Dew sprinkles the fieldsFrosting them with icy crystals Mighty beasts creep across the plainCrackling blades of frozen grass underfoot Donkeys snort against the chillBreath becomes a cloud Rising over the [ . . . ]

Favorite Christmas Recipes

Have you started baking or making fixings for Christmas? I have had different kinds of Christmas meals over the past few years. This year we are having a chili dinner [ . . . ]


One of the weekly topics for Afternoon Social is Milestone Mondays. My vision is to interview women about the milestones they have achieved. This week in lieu of an interview, [ . . . ]

Blessed Yet Haven’t Seen

Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” John 20:29 NIV Close your eyes, yes, close your [ . . . ]

Elephants & Christmas

What do elephants have to do with Christmas? The white elephant of course! Do you participate in a white elephant give exchange with your friends or family? I usually do [ . . . ]

Crazy Christmases

Christmas is a fun time year. Here’s a throw back to ’80s with my family. It’s a pic of what happens when you drink too much eggnog.

In the Garden with Janet Banowetz

Today we are visiting Janet Banowetz as she shows her indoor garden and spins a few tales. Here a few photos of Janet’s Plants.

How to Create a Snowman

Need something to do with the kiddos at home? Need something for a family White Elephant Gift exchange? Here’s how I made a snowman from things around the house. Items [ . . . ]

Interview with Janet Banowetz

Check out these photos of Janet’s home.

Christmas Tapestry

But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there [ . . . ]

Super Shopper Saturdays

I struggled with writing today’s post, after all, what is there to say about a super shopper Saturday? Thinking about it took me down memory lane. I thought about the [ . . . ]

Fur Baby Antics

Our fur babies are full of antics and such a joy to watch and play with. I have a calico kitty named Sable. She joined our family in 2014 just [ . . . ]

Christmas Memories

I was reminiscing with friends today about old shows like Bewitched and Jeannie. We all wished that we could either wiggle our noses or blink and poof things were the [ . . . ]

Cookin’ with Yami Swearingen

Welcome back, Yami! On Monday, Yami shared her story about her professional life as owner of Spanish Classes 4 Kids and Beautiful Butterfly Photography. Today, she’s sharing her fun side. [ . . . ]

Welcome to Afternoon Social

So, what it is Afternoon Social? I envisioned a concept and coined the phrase several years ago but put it aside. I stumbled through many other ideas and endeavors. Then [ . . . ]

Interview with Yami Swearingen

Today’s interview is with Yami Swearingen from Monroe, Washington. She is a single mom who owns and operates two home-based businesses–Spanish Classes 4 Kids and Beautiful Butterfly Photography. She shares [ . . . ]

A Little Faith

It was service Sunday and my first Sunday back to church after surgery.  My mind was racing trying to figure out what I could do as I was still struggling a little from recovery.