Using PicMonkey to Make Word Art

Using PicMonkey to Make Word Art

We're out of town, so I thought I'd take this week to share with you some of the tips and tricks I use on PicMonkey to make this blog prettier. This is installment four of four, also see Lesson 1: Using PicMoney to Make Good Photos Great and Bad Photos Pretty Good,...

Posts I Loved (but maybe you missed?) in 2014

Posts I Loved (but maybe you missed?) in 2014

Hey, I've (finally) got my first OB appointment today. Who wants to guess how far along I am and how many very small people are in there? *I* think twelve weeks and one person, but I really don't know for sure. I wasn't charting. I'm against charting. And now . . . I...

The Top Ten Posts of 2014

The Top Ten Posts of 2014

So, this pregnancy has been a more-sick-than-most pregnancy, and I'm still feeling pretty dead to the world in the evenings, which have always been my prime blogging hours. BUT. I don't want to just disappear forever. I have about a zillion things bouncing around in...

If I’ve Been Sending You Harassing Emails . . .

If I’ve Been Sending You Harassing Emails . . .

It wasn't me. Someone has been entering this blog's email address into the "my contact information" field of Catholic websites, and leaving harassing messages. I've gotten a few auto response emails back. One was a list of like 50 self-published books on Amazon...

It Happened Again . . .

It Happened Again . . .

I have once again been honored by a Liebster award, that most flattering of all chain letters. This time by Tammie of TTE Designs.  I'm trying to talk her out of some of her amazing handcrafted jewelry for my upcoming Mother's Day giveaway, so here goes . ....

A Taste of My Own Medicine

A Taste of My Own Medicine

Well. After telling you what I think you should do on your blog, and what I think you should do on my blog, I figured it was time to let you tell me what you think I should do on my blog. So here goes nothing. Wait, before you read any further, go read this at Carrots...

How to be a Really Good Reader of Blogs

How to be a Really Good Reader of Blogs

Last Friday, I shared with you some things I really enjoy about many of the blogs that I read. In response to some comments on that post, this week I'm going to share with you some things I love about the folks who read this blog, whether they have a blog themselves...

Seven Things I Love About Your Blog

Seven Things I Love About Your Blog

I have a blog. Maybe you do too. My blog happens to have recently had a Lent-related explosion of popularity. But don't worry, I'm not going to get too big for my britches. I'm not even going to talk about my blog today. Today, I'm going to tell you the things I love...

Some Exciting News . . .

Some Exciting News . . .

I'm pleased to announce that my little book  and I will be making an appearance at the Behold Conference in Peoria, IL on March 1, 2014. What will you get if you come to see me?  Well . . . I plan to offer copies of the book for sale,  a meet and greet...

My Thank You Notes (and a Giveaway!)

My Thank You Notes (and a Giveaway!)

It has been almost a year since I started this here blog. And what a year it's been. You guys are the BEST! I can't believe I get to harangue the interwebs with my opinions on everything from Irene Adler to Cryin' Babies to Quitting NFP and you good folks are here to...

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