Month: November 2014

I Already Miss Your Immediate Feedback and Interaction

Greetings readers! Just a quick post to let you know I’m going on a blog hiatus until Friday December 5th, when I’ll be back for Quick Takes with a big announcement and reveal! I guess I should say hopefully back with big news…lots of emphasis on hopefully. I mean, I’ll be back either way, but Read More

{SQT} It’s All About the Takes, And Edel

I’m the host so nice she booked me twice! (Totally not even a condition of the rider either.) Welcome back readers for another addition of everyone begrudgingly linking up at my blog for Seven Quick Takes! Yay me! 1. I love Quick Takes, even though mine are rarely ever quick and typically not a subject Read More

My Papal Birthday Present

The Pope is coming to Philly for the World Meeting of Families in 2015! And I don’t mean to have any sway or insider knowledge, but, my birthday is September 26th and the Holy Father is expected to be here from Sept. 25 until the 27th. Coincidence? I think not.¬† Obviously, this means I’m going Read More

{SQT} My Seven Reasonable Demands

Welcome Conversion Diary readers to the latest episode of Seven Quick Takes. I’m honored to be hosting this week as Jen continues her reign of airwave domination. If you’re not a regular reader in these parts, please excuse the lack of scorpion references and feminine cowboy hats. Rest assured that Jen would not trust me Read More

{WIWS} I’m Not Here!

I’m guest posting over at Fine Linen and Purple today! Come read about your best bets online for finding cheap, yet stylish clothes plus, I belt my cardigan and immediately second guess myself. “It’s okay mama. I still love you.” -aspiring favorite child   Please head over to FLAP to read more details than necessary Read More

{SQT} I’m Selling You Something, But it’s AWESOME

This might be considered a sponsored post since Jenny from Holy Heroes put out a call for bloggers who wanted to review some materials and possibly host a giveaway, and I was all HOLY HEROES?!?! Pick me, pick me, pick me!!! Cause I’m a 36-year-old Catholic homeschooling mom of five who knows where it’s at Read More

Heroic Patience: Ten Virtues of Mary

I originally offered to write on heroic patience as a joke. While I couldn’t think of anyone who was bragging about their ample supply of patience, it seemed there should be some other woman, made of stronger stuff, who could withstand the slings and arrows of daily life better than I, and who should be Read More

{WIWS} From Posting on Week 105 to Mrs. Worldwide!

It’s baaaaaack! And the novelty has not worn off! ¬†Middle aged mom working it for the camera and linking up with the FLAPers on week one oh five! I’d like to blame my trashed house on poltergeist but, I’ll just have to ‘fess up to spending all my time on Halloween costumes last week. So Read More