A Book Raffle Fundraiser

Maddy Freeland, the daughter of my dear friend Lori Freeland, is taking a gap year next year and going on mission with YWAM to New Zealand. So she is currently raising the money to cover her costs. Several of Lori’s author friends have banded together to help.  For just a few dollars per entry, you […]

Family Christian Store coupon

Family Christian Store coupon

Everyone likes a good sale, right? Especially at a store where you can buy BOOKS!!!! Thanks to the folks at Family Christian Stores for this offer to extend to all of you. Enjoy!

Free Money

Free Money

I am all about working the system to get free stuff. I do it with cash back or rewards on credit cards. By using sites like ebates for online purchases. Doing online surveys with rewards. And by signing up for store loyalty programs. At first glance, you might not think that the last one gives […]

Rehearsing God’s Provision

Rehearsing God’s Provision

Ever notice how many times in the Bible the history of God’s provision for Israel is rehearsed? It’s something God meant for His people to do to remind them that when they met difficulty in the past, God was there but also to encourage them that when they met difficulty in the future, He would […]

In the Midst of the Chaos . . .

In the Midst of the Chaos . . .

In the midst of the craziness of basketball games, Christmas parties and general life, my computer died. Kaput. Gone. In a moment. We rushed (as much as you can rush in December Friday night traffic in a major city near a mall!) to the Apple store, hoping the Genius there would be able to revive […]

Saving Money Takes Time

I used to be a great money-saver. I clipped coupons. I studied the sale flyers. I went to this store and that store getting the best deals on the things I needed. Now don’t misunderstand. I was never an extreme couponer. It was just that in my role as a stay at home mom, I […]

Saving Money Takes Time

I used to be a great money-saver. I clipped coupons. I studied the sale flyers. I went to this store and that store getting the best deals on the things I needed. Now don’t misunderstand. I was never an extreme couponer. It was just that in my role as a stay at home mom, I […]

Exposing My Selfish Heart

In Phillipians 4:12 Paul says “I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.” After 43 years of living on this earth—23 of them with a household of my own—I can identify with this statement. Days of scraping together pennies to split an ice cream as […]