2013 Movie Anticipation

I’ve mentioned before how I love going to movies with my family. There’s nothing like having two hours to sit and relax with no phones ringing, no one asking for Mom. I can just sit and enjoy. And this year offers several movies I can’t wait to see. Oz: The Great and Powerful (March 8, 2013) Read More

The Grinch Game

One of my can’t-miss movies every Christmas season is Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch  Stole Christmas (the cartoon version). I love the music, the characters, the story, the message. And who can’t help but sing along with “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch”? [Aside – if you want to hear a fun version of You’re Read More

Favorite Christmas Music

For me, one of the best things about the Christmas season is the music. I love the big choir church hymns and the latest rocker versions. Now I do have my favorites, several from years ago, and a few more recently. They all succeed in one very important thing: pointing to Christ, reminding me He’s Read More

1987 World Series Win – Now that’s a birthday present!

1987 was one of those unforgettable years for me; here are a few of the highlights: April–I became an aunt for the first time. August 8–I got married to Marvin! And we’re still very happily married. 😀 October 25–Armed with our Homer Hankies, we watched our Minnesota Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals, winning the Read More

Coaster Crazy Kids

A few weeks back my husband and I took our kids on their dream vacation: a trip to Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio. This park is known for its plethora of roller coasters–15, I believe–many of which are extreme. My four kids (that includes my husband) LOVE extreme coasters. Take, for example, Top Read More