Simple Things Matter

Most of us tend to measure life’s journey in milestones – weddings, births, graduations, job promotions, retirements. We invest a great deal of time and planning¬†into celebrating these things, as it should be, for they are, indeed, joyous occasions. There are, however, many ordinary days in between those special occasions. Sometimes, if we aren’t careful,Continue reading “Simple Things Matter”

Perfect Harmony

New Harmony, Indiana is one of my all-time favorite small towns. I’ve been there on several occasions, with my daughter, with my sister, and even on a couple of solo trips. I got one of the best massages I’ve ever had in New Harmony. The food is always delicious, and I come away feeling stress-freeContinue reading “Perfect Harmony”

God Loves Women

I recently read an article which appeared to encourage women to disengage from the church, stating that the Bible depicts God as believing women are second-class citizens on this earth, that they are somehow “less than” their male counterparts. The author of the article even went so far as to add several facts regarding theContinue reading “God Loves Women”

Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk

Day two of my adventure with my daughter led us to the Corydon Extravaganza of Antique, Art, and Junk Festival. There was some rain and a little mud to dodge, but we weren’t about to let that deter us from having a great day. We were on a mission to find some great vintage treasures!Continue reading “Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk”

Awesome April

Springtime is in full gear and the celebrations are non-stop for my family during the month of April. Here are some of the things for which I’m grateful during this sweet time of year: BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS We kick off the month of every April by celebrating my husband’s birthday. The grand kids have the bestContinue reading “Awesome April”

Finding Joy in January

  One of my New Year’s resolutions is to be more aware of the many things for which I am grateful by keeping a Journal of Gratitude. I’ve made this resolution before, and I never seem to stick with it – isn’t that usually the case with most resolutions? I’ve decided to hold myself moreContinue reading “Finding Joy in January”

How the Murphy Girls Roll

Caitlin and I set off on a Momma/Daughter adventure to do a little exploring around Northern Kentucky. Our first stop was at Jane’s Saddlebag, in Burlington, KY. Jane’s is a family-owned business in which they took their family farm and turned it into a fun place for other families to enjoy. We enjoyed mango wineContinue reading “How the Murphy Girls Roll”