The Old Dog Taught Me New Tricks: Life Lessons I Learned from Our Pup

"As our family continues to grow older without her gray muzzle at our side, we will always remember the funnier quirks and stories, but more importantly, the life lessons she imparted through her gentle, canine wisdom." Our German Shepherd taught me quite a few life lessons during her life with us. Several of them are explored in today's piece.

A Simple Invitation: A Lesson Learned this Advent Season

"Advent is a time where we are encouraged to go deeper into a relationship with God - to take what faith you have been given, and to go deeper."

Today, I explore some of the deep, intense thoughts which have plagued my mind for several weeks - and, hopefully impart some inspiration from a dear friend, as well as some I have found while spending time in prayer.

How to “Advent Like a Boss”: A Review of “Until I Rest in You,” and a Family Based Project

Being intentional about living in the season of Advent before Christmas lead me to 2 different product reviews - one for the mama, one for the family! Check 'em out, and let me know... how do *you* plan to Advent Like a Boss this year?

Journey Through Advent: An Opportunity to Win the “Beautiful Camouflage Advent Bundle”

"Advent is only two and a half weeks away, beginning on Sunday, 2 December. This is one of just a couple ways I am contributing to help Advent Like a Boss! And, I am excited to announce that not only can you purchase the book via Amazon - allowing Prime members to have it shipped free of charge - you can also enter to win the giveaway I am hosting."

Introducing my Advent Devotional, with a few testimonials, while also running a giveaway! At the very least, will you help me spread the word?

How to Advent Like a Boss: The Mass Box Review & Catholic Mom Bundle

"I'm always trying to find ways to incorporate faith-based products into our everyday life. Growing up, I would devour any and all tales of saints. And, starting in second grade, I became active in participating in the Mass. I started out in the choir, then moved into altar serving, and eventually found myself lectoring, reading, and being an all-hands-on-deck member of the community..."

If you are a Catholic mom, you do NOT want to miss this review of The Mass Box for ages 4-8, and as a Catholic woman, this is a reminder about the Catholic Mom Bundle - something in there for every Catholic family and every Catholic woman. Guaranteed!