Five items every gal should have in her purse (especially while out on a date!) LIPSTICK! Lipstick is my number one choice of makeup. If you were blessed with cheery red lips, then maybe yours should be mascara?! Rosary! What better way to fend off those pesky evil spirits that lurk around. ... [Read more...]How to survive the holidays as a single: Part 3 of a 3 part series
Five easy ways to make the Advent and Christmas Seasons a time for joy, hope and renewal! Spend extra time in prayer. Advent is a time for preparing for the way of the Christ Child. What better way to prepare than to spend time before the Blessed Sacrament? If your community has Eucharistic Adoration, sign up for an hour! ... [Read more...]How to survive the holidays as a single – Part 2 of a 3 part series – host a party!
A great way to celebrate the Christmas season (and to stay away from feeling alone in the season) is to host your own Christmas party. Here are some tips and ideas to all out fun! Have a theme: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, White Elephants Gift Exchange, Christmas cookie exchange. Be stocked with drinks, snacks and other goodies (you can ask attendees... [Read more...]7 Quick Takes (vol 7)
— 1 — I like that today is 7 Quick Takes, for me it’s volume 7 and it’s the 7th of October. — 2 — ”Her name is Joanne Schiebel. In 1954, she was a young unmarried college student who discovered that she was pregnant. … She could have had an abortion. … Joanne opted, instead, to give…(the... [Read more...]Charting and the benefits to knowing how God created you!
I learned the art of charting back in 1999. A group of my girlfriends and I went to an introductory Natural Family Planning (NFP) class. We weren’t engaged to anyone, we weren’t even dating anyone. We just wanted to learn about charting our cycles and learn more about our bodies. Let me tell you, I learned more in that 1.5 hour class than... [Read more...]