Bold Turquoise

Feb 12 2013

Confession- I’m scared of talking on the phone

While in many areas of my life I feel like I was simply born in the wrong era (our family harkens back to days of old in regards to many ways of living) it is when I am confronted with a telephone that I am convinced that I was meant to live in the advanced-information… Read more…

Feb 8 2013

Five Minute Friday- Bare

Bare- that’s what I was a few weeks ago when I walked though our kitchen and dining room to make my way upstairs to get dressed. Well, I shouldn’t say I was completely bare- I was wearing a towel… on my head… turban-style. You see, there is reasonable explanation for all this. It was early… Read more…

Jan 23 2013

First Night of “Desperate” book club- what a delight!

I had been anticipating Monday night for weeks now. As soon as I got into the meat of Desperate the first time I read it, I knew that I wanted to read it again in community with other ladies who are feeling and experiencing the same things. So, at the start of the year I… Read more…

Jan 18 2013

Five Minute Friday- Cherished

And, go! I read a Jim Elliot quote years ago that said something along the lines of this, “Some things are meant to be cherished, not sacrificed.” As we returned to homeschool co-op a little over a week ago I was so nervous for the extra work and effort that I would have to exert… Read more…

Nov 7 2012

In times like these…

In times like these when I think many of us are feeling discouraged and frustrated (eh hem- yesterday's electoral events), there are still important things to remember and be grateful for: – God is still on the throne, He is still in control and He loves His people. – Our job is still to seek… Read more…

Nov 2 2012

As it turns out…

  So, as it turns out, it isn't a very good idea to embark on a major blogging project (ahem- 31 days) when you have a two month old (along with 2 other children) and your husband has to leave town for 3 out of 4 weeks in a month! Go figure. I'll blame the… Read more…

Oct 2 2012

Realness Day 1- Being Reasonable

I recently saw a segment on the Today show that talked about a study in which they found that people who make their beds every day are happier. They had a whole mock-bedroom set up and a gal there who went through various ideas to help make your bed-making a happy-making routine. She listed off… Read more…