State o’ the Bloggo


Seven Quick Takes

It’s time for me to over-think the data from my recent reader survey and share the funniest comments left by my stalkers…I mean devoted fans! I’ll try to keep it to seven. 1. Some of the info wasn’t surprising at all. Most of my readers are married women in their thirties with kids. Even the […]

01/19/2018

2017 Year End Review


Seven Quick Takes

Sorry, this will be twelve takes instead of seven. BUT!! I encourage you (if you don’t already have a super sweet #7QT lined up) to create your own year-end review post and link it up below. Now you can’t say you don’t have anything to write about. I’ll give a photo, summary, my top ten […]

01/05/2018

We Don’t Celebrate Advent


Catholic, Seven Quick Takes

Now that I lured you in with that click bait title you can relax: our family has not abandoned Advent! However, we definitely don’t celebrate it – we observe it the way we do Lent (though not as strictly), and we celebrate Christmas in its proper time (for twelve days, and in small ways up […]

11/24/2017

{SQT} Waitin’ On The Holy Ghost


Seven Quick Takes

Byron gets confirmed tonight! We’re having family back to the house for dinner! My in-laws are staying at our house! All my waking hours have been spent cleaning….and running out to buy a dark suit and red tie at the last-minute. Enjoy posts from some betters. Can I recommend a few of my favorites who […]

11/10/2017

My Husband and I Are Still Madly In Love And Happily Married After More Than 16 Years


Seven Quick Takes

Friday the 13th is a lucky day this month since it happens to beĀ our 16th wedding anniversary. In general, I tend to think of 13 as a lucky number just because of my anniversary (and Fatima….totally also the Fatima apparitions). People keep asking me if we’re doing something “special” and I’m like, maybe??? Applebee’s does […]

10/13/2017