Do you make New Year's Resolutions? What's your take on "giving something up for Lent"? Personally, I don't even bother making New Year's Resolutions. As for Lent, I think I gave up Facebook a couple of times, but have been "lazy" with truly reflecting on and persevering with either. I can honestly tell you that I have never, ever said,"I will eat less chocolate". This year will be no … [Read more...] about When New Year’s Resolutions are Out of Your League . . .
Ten Simple Reminders Were the Best Gifts This Christmas
Our family truly had a Blessed Christmas! As I write this, I am listening to our son play with his Hess truck - which by the way could be the loudest toy ever created . . . like ever. Seriously. Anyway, I digress . . . Having a three year old not only makes the house louder and life more busy, it intensifies the magic that is Christmas. That childlike faith that Jesus reminded his disciples … [Read more...] about Ten Simple Reminders Were the Best Gifts This Christmas
Last Minute Gifts for “Impossible” People!
Two disclosures before I start: first, this post contains affiliate links; second, I am one of those "impossible" people! Only how many days until Christmas?? It's crunch time! Here are some gift ideas if you feel stuck! A soft, comfy, throw blanket. I bought one for myself the first time I went Christmas shopping this year. My mother-in-law bought me one last year and it's the softest … [Read more...] about Last Minute Gifts for “Impossible” People!
Last Minute Teacher Gifts that get an A+
Wake up. Get in school as soon as the doors are unlocked. Finish preparing for the day as long as I can and inevitably be cut short by a conversation with a teacher or student that needed to happen, but just wasn't in the plan. Teach all day and occasionally grade a quiz, pick up photo copies, discuss an event with an administrator, call a parent, tutor a hardworking student, and "counsel" the … [Read more...] about Last Minute Teacher Gifts that get an A+
The Gift of Time AND a Bottle
Prayerwinechocolate.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com We are being bombarded by Christmas marketing, holiday catalogs and shopping countdowns. The material world we live in has us thinking, whether we want to or not, what we … [Read more...] about The Gift of Time AND a Bottle
Small Business Saturday 2015
I hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving holiday and are now getting into a festive spirit! I thought I would let you know about some small businesses, so if you are looking for gift ideas and want to support a smaller company, look no further! Pour yourself a cup of coffee or hot chocolate or wine and have fun browsing and shopping! SaongJai SaongJai offers heartfelt, handcrafted, Catholic … [Read more...] about Small Business Saturday 2015