The treasure of Mary’s heart

Have you ever stopped to consider what the early years must have been like for Mary, the mother of Jesus? A popular Christmas carol asks the question “Mary, did you know?” This holiday season I’ve […]

Identical or Fraternal – 6 years later

Back when LoveBug and Smiley were less than a year old, I wrote about how we didn’t know if they were identical or fraternal. Almost 6 years later, we still don’t know!!! Wait, how do […]

A New Normal

Almost 2 years ago, I wrote a post called “No One Needs Mommy.” That post came out of┬áthe few blissful minutes I started finding during the day when no child was hanging on my pant […]

History of Ramblings-n-Writings

Ramblings-n-Writings is a blog that I started in 2007. I kept it active until 2012. During those years I wrote a lot about life on the farm and reviewed dozens of books. In early 2011, […]

Review: The Potter’s Lady by Judith Miller

ABOUT THE BOOK In the beautiful rolling hills of West Virginia, Rose McKay seeks a measure of success–in business and in love. When Rose McKay convinces her brother, Ewan, to invest in a pottery business, […]

Review: In Good Company by Jen Turano

ABOUT THE BOOK After growing up as an orphan, Millie Longfellow is determined to become the best nanny the East Coast has ever seen. Unfortunately, her playfulness and enthusiasm aren’t always well-received and she finds […]

Review: Goodbyes and Second Chances

ABOUT THE BOOK Some mistakes create accidental blessings. Jillian (Jewels) Whitman lives with her mistakes and tries to move past the biggest one of her life – Dillon Bleu – rocker and once best friend. […]