Saturday, December 15, 2012

Book Review - An Angel By Her Side

An Angel by Her Side by Ruth Reid
You can read more about Ruth Reid's books Here


Have you ever had a tragedy or heartbreak in your life that you just didn’t think you would ever recover from?  Katie Bender had more than what most people would consider, more than her fair share.  Yet she found grace to deal with each trial from her faith.  Join her on her journey by putting your situation in place of hers, and see how faith may help you with solutions to you trials.

Katie Bender and Seth Stutzman are the main characters of this novel, which takes place in a town called Hope Falls.  Although it is about the Amish traditions and beliefs it is a novel that touches the heart.  You find yourself willing each character to obey the will of God.  The most interesting thing I found about the book was when Elias, the mysterious stranger appeared at times when things were the most upside down, and he seemed to know exactly what was needed.  He would offer them advice, but never demanded they follow his advice.  So not to tell too much, you will be amazed at what Elias does behind the scenes when good versus evil to protect God’s own.  Let’s just say I wish I had him in my corner when the going gets tough.  It also deals with a community that was devastated and how they pulled together to help each other without help from the government. 

Although it is the third book in a series and I have not read the first two, it was easy to pick up from here and quickly become acquainted with the characters.  I would recommend this book if you are interested in faith, grace and how others with different cultural background deal with tragedy and heartbreak.  It is an easy uplifting read.

 Disclosure: I recieved a copy of this book by the publisher, Thomas Nelson, through  Booksneeze  blogger review program for review. I was not required to write a favorable review nor was I compensated for my reveiw. This reveiw is my own opinion.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

3 - D Papercrafts...Santa, Rudolph, Elfie, Frosty


Sorry for the awful picture, but aren't these just adorable? 


I am not a big fan of "fiddly" but when I saw these I knew my granddaughter would fall in love with them, which she did..  I downloaded the  clip art from Martha Stewart Holiday Paper-Crafts.  Scroll down toward the end of the page and you will see a link for download.  I also made a special box for them so I am hoping she will keep them for a few years.  When I got them finished I embellished them with glitter, gems, and puffy paint for fur.  There was a nut cracker, but I just didn't have time to finish him.  Maybe next year!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cheeseball

I know, I know this is not a card, however cooking is becoming an art, especially in our family.  Time is so limited lately, we are eating on the go.  Literally!   The other day Hubby and I ran in the house grabbed a bottle of water, a slice of bread and lunch meat, folded it over and ran out the door back in the car and ate it as we were backing out of the driveway!  How sad is that?  I finally got my Christmas cards in the mail....such as they are.  Not my usual standards so I didn't even take time to take one picture to share.  I did have a few minutes to start doing some baking.  So far....ginger bread cakes, pumpkin rolls and Choco Dot Pumpkin Cake.  Destination...freezer until Christmas. 
Now having said that, I still don't have my decorating done, no tree yet, a few presents purchased, but not wrapped.  I haven't even planned our menu for our Christmas Eve family dinner.  I'm so far behind.  Can you believe that a cashier at the store today had the audacity to remind me that it was only 13 days till Christmas Eve.  What was wrong with that lady?  Can't she see I'm already stressed?  Sheesh, I know how many days I have.  LOL

Anyway I thought I would share two of our family favorite recipes.  I didn't take a picture of the cheese ball.  I got one from Taste Of Home .  They also have the recipe similar to the one I have.   I can't remember, but I might even have gotten my recipe from Taste Of Home.  I used to subscribe to the magazine. 



Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
1 pkg. 8oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup butter not margarine, room temperature
1/4 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbs. brown sugar
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans (optional)
graham crackers, chocolate graham crackers, vanilla wafers or animal crackers. I have used ginger snaps too.  If you like sweet and salty then try serving it with pretzels, salty wheat crackers or Town House Crackers. 

Beat softened cream cheese, butter, & vanilla until creamy. Slowly add sugars until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Place mixture in a plastic container. Refrigerate for 1 -2 hours form into a ball and roll ball in pecans or more mini chocolate chips. It can be rolled in graham cracker crumbs although it is not a favorite of our family.  We prefer the nuts or chocolate chips.


Next up is a long-time favorite of ours.  I have been making this cake since 1975.  It is a favorite of my mother and my husband.  It is a very  moist cake filled with chocolate chips, nuts and pumpkin...Tasty!  I couldn't resist snapping this photo while it was on the cooling rack.  It really is picture perfect.  I am going to put it in the freezer, but when I serve it, I will drizzle it with a confectioner sugar glaze.  Yum!
  

Choco Dot Pumpkin Cake

CHOCO-DOT PUMPKIN CAKE
Printed from COOKS.COM

2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. ginger
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
2 c. or 1 (1 lb.) can pumpkin
1 c. vegetable oil
1 c. Kellogg's Bran Bud cereal  (I use bran flakes)
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c. coarsely chopped pecans
Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, spices and sugar; set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Add pumpkin, vegetable oil and Bran Buds/flakes cereal; mix well. Add sifted dry ingredients, mixing only until combined. Stir in chocolate morsels and nuts. Spread evenly in ungreased 4x10 inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely before removing from pan. Place on cake plate. Drizzle with powdered sugar glaze, if desired.

Hope you enjoy some of our family favorites!
 

Friday, November 30, 2012

Book Review-Fire Of The Raging Dragon

Fire Of The Raging Dragon 
An engaging, riveting novel by Don Brown

The USA owes China trillions of dollars of debt to finance economic programs it could not afford.  If China decided to call in those loans in military favors rather than repayment in money or sell off those loans, what would happen to the America we know?

The storyline goes deep into defining what could happen if the situation became volatile in South China Sea, between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China.   Brown shows what might happen if the US was drawn into this type of situation and what American’s role might be with so much  debt owed to the Chinese Government.

The People’s Republic of China attacked and took control of the island of Itu Aba, which belonged to Taiwan.  They wanted it because of its natural gas deposits.  The USA  was drawn into this situation because the Taiwan Government took control of a People’s Republic of China freighter, Shemnong, carrying weapons that were to be used for controlling the island Itu Aba against Taiwan.  Upon boarding the ship, not only did the Taiwanese find weapons , they also found something far more unsettling…they found gruesome crimes against humanity. They needed the American Government to document this crime so the US took control of the ship thus pushing the situation over the edge.  Were it not for a president who was levelheaded in his thinking and his ability to ask God for guidance, the outcome could have been far different.  

The storyline if full of plots and subplots with twists and turns that keeps you riveted. Not only does it have a political military plot but also a personal involvement with the president's daughter.  You can feel their anguish as if it were your own.   It is a story that leaves you doing some deep soul searching.

I found the first few chapters to be a little slow and had some difficulty jumping from one country/ship to the next, but I soon got the hang of it and couldn’t put the book down. At times I almost forgot to breathe.   I read it in one afternoon.   Mr. Brown does an excellent job of writing about the military without the use of profanity.  I found this to be a refreshing element.  If you like a riveting story with political plots and twists and turns this is a must-read book.

This book can be found at:  Amazon> , Zondervan
To comply with new regulations introduced by the Federal Trade Commission: 
I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com <Booksneeze> book review bloggers program. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255  I was not compensated for this review and I was not required to write a positive review.  The opinions in this review are my own.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Daria's Holiday Music Give Away

Updated to add a few pictures and more information

Over at Create With Joy, she is giving away a great music gift.  Dara is an international folk singer.  She influences children of all cultures with her music.  For a chance to win be sure to stop over at Create With Joy for details. I know this would be a must have for my granddaughter! 

This collections includes some of the following
This holiday season, Daria is spreading her message of holiday cheer through Songs For Merry Multicultural Mirth – a bright collection of holiday songs that celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas!
A few of the songs in the collection are listed below.

Ocho Candelikas: A beautiful Hanukah song from Spain.
Feliz Navidad: The classic Christmas song by Jose Feliciano.
Oh Dreydl: An American song about that fun spinning toy children love!
Ihr Kinderlein Kommet (Oh Come Little Children): A beautiful German Christmas Carol.
A Rockin’ Jingle Bells: Did you know that Jingle Bells was orignally a Thanksgiving song?

For more information about the CD be sure to visit
Daria at her award winning site.

and also don't forget to stop by
Create With Joy
to get details on how to sign up for a chance to win.  Good Luck!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

I just wanted to take a few minutes to wish al of you, USA and Abroad a

Happy Thanksgiving.

I pray that each one of you will take the time to reflect on what you are thankful for.  Even sometimes the smallest of things are what means the most.  Be sure to tell someone you love them and how thankful you are for them..

Hugs,
Sally

Monday, November 12, 2012

Piggy Bank Give Away and Review

Create With Joy
How many of you have irreplaceable treasures buried in your homes?
  • They come in boxes holding a lifetime of memories.
  • They’re found in treasured heritage photos of our ancestors.
  • They’re hidden in childhood moments captured in home movies.
  • They’re tucked away in poignant speeches recorded on cassettes.
  • They’re even found in aging slides and yellowing documents containing your family’s history
What happens when you can no longer access these memories… or share them with generations to come?
Thanks to Peggy Bank, now you can!

For details on how to enter and to see how this works,  stop by:
Create With Joy

I Was A Winner




I won over at Create With Joy.  She had listed an ebook called REACH by Laura Krokos and Angie Pratt.  I am very happy to have won this book because if anyone knows me they know that I am not a big fan of social media.  I am very excited to read this book and find out if it will change my view.  I am always open to accepting what is good...  It is already downloaded to my Kindle waiting for me to crack open the first page.  Will let you know when I have finished it.  By the way if you are not a follower of Create with Joy...be sure to sign up.  She has tons of intersting things going on at her blog.

BELOW IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE BOOK  

Reach E-Book Review

Have you ever wondered why you exist in the 21st century – during a time when we are connected to the world like never before – in a society when technology changes so fast, it boggles the mind?
The Bible says in Acts 17:26 that our presence here is no accident:
God began by making one man, and from him he made all the different people who live everywhere in the world. He decided exactly when and where they would live.
One technology that has changed the very fabric of our lives is Social Media.
While some people associate Social Media with entertainment, self-promotion, and certain evils in society, Laura Krokos and Angie Pratt are out to change that perception.
In their new e-book Reach, Laura and Angie show Social Media users how to influence others for the glory of God!
Using our social influence for good begins with intentionality and purpose. To be effective, we need to know what our mission is and how we are going to accomplish it!
We may need to shift our perspective. For instance, we may not think of ourselves as missionaries, particularly when we sit down to blog or tweet or update our Facebook statuses, but the authors explain that:
A mission field is nothing more than a gathering of people who need the saving love of Jesus.
In that context, they challenge us to care for those within our sphere of influence, and to be aware of the opportunities for ministry that God sends our way!
Laura and Angi remind us that Jesus gave us a Great Commission to fulfill that consists of two parts:
Evangelism is sharing the message of the gospel through words, and discipleship is helping others walk by faith, communicate their faith, and multiply their faith.
Reach provides us with a MAP containing the Methods, Avenues, and Points to guide us through the process, and identifies some key pitfalls of Social Media to avoid!
Reach – How To Use Your Social Media Influence For The Glory Of God is filled with lots of fascinating facts, stories, information and resources that will inspire you to impact the lives of those around you!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Ribbon Give Away...USA only

DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST THIS HAS BEEN CLOSED.


Hi  Crafters...

I have a bunch of odds and ends of ribbon that I thought I would give away.  I am sorry that I have to limit it to the USA ONLY, but my budget doesn't permit overseas postage rates at the moment.
 I was doing a clear out and came across this bounty of odds and ends of ribbon.  There is nothing less than 6 inches and that is in the small bag in the front.  Everything else ranges from  12 inches  and up....there are some that might even be 6 ft or more.  There is some twine.  Not a whole lot, but some...

If anyone is interested please leave a comment in order to be counted.  Also please share this give away on your blog.  This will end on November 17th at 12 noon EST.  Winner will be announced Sunday Nov 18th.  Only one post per person.  Double posts will be deleted.

Good Luck!

Small bag in front has nothing less than 6 inches, everything else is 12 inches and up!

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Just A Few Cards


Thankfully the rains and winds from Hurricane Sandy have left our area, but it is still rather dreary and cold.  Belive me when I see all the devestation on the East coast I am very thankful that we only had some flooding, downed trees and powerlines in our area. 
Now if all the robo calls from the politicians for the upcoming election on Tuesday would end....I would be happy.  Nothing aggrevates me more than to be in the middle of a meal or reading a good book and have the phone ring and it be a robo call from a politician.  I'd even be happy if it were a real person.  We have gotten to the point where we hit the answer button and immediately the end button.  I know, I know,  after Tuesday it will end, but it has been going on for a year or longer now and the closer it gets to election day the worse the robo calls become.  Sometimes we get as many as 50 in a day.  Sorry for the soap box... That's it for today!  LOL  (Can you tell I've had one too many calls already today?)


This card was made using glossy paper and stippling it with ink and overstamping the image onto the stippling. Love how it looks.  I used a button embossing folder and added faux stitching around the edge.
Challenges:
Faux or Real Stitching
Thank you



The tag background was made using all colors of glimmer sprays.  Over stamped it with the snowflake stamp..Added a little faux stitching around the edge, but is hard to see in the picture.  Cut little Henry Mouse out and attached him with foam pads.  Instant Tag.
Challenge:
T is for Tag



This image from Meljens if one of my very favorites.  What can I say about it...It just makes me smile
The background paper is stamped with a stamp from Bugawumps...Love those circles.  They give any card a happy feeling.
Challenges:
Critters (use any meljens critter images)



Needed a card for a friend who is going through a tough time.  Thought this card would cheer her up and show her she has friends thinking about her.
Challenges:
Just One
one image, one paper, one embellishment, one word

Just Crafting Away

This post is mainly about paper crafts... Not so much cardmaking.
I was hosting a 6 week Bible Study and gave most the the paper crafted items
 each week to the ladies that attended.  They seemed to enjoy the added extra "something" each lesson.


 Easel Card calendar & Note Pad
Challenges:
Anything Goes
Diminsions and a sentiment

I loved this bag.  It started out white.  I sprayed it with glimmer mists and Mr. Huey mists, then stapmed it with leaves, added a folded flower and pearl brad in the middle.  It is really pretty in real life.  It shimmers and the gals I gave them to, just loved them.
Challenges:
Falling Leaves
Pearls and Flowers


Challenges:
Halloween





Challenges:
Die Cuts and Punches
The tag is punched and the white leaves and vines are a die cut.
Anything Goes
Anything Goes

We Three Kings....Deck The Halls...

For someone who can't sing, my title sounds like I am in a singing mood....
Time is just going by Waaaaay to fast!
This card was made using glimmer mists and ink resist.  Not sure I like the outcome, but it is something that I will have to work on before I think I am fully satisfied with the results.
Challenges:
Anything goes as long as it's a card
Anything Goes




Challenges:
Add Texture
Christmas
Ribbon or Twine

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Crafting 2 Weeks In A Row!

I am not sure how I have managed to find some time for crafting.  I think it is because I have not been sleeping again....so I craft!  Unfortunately it will catch up to me... It always seems too, but I'm enjoying it while I can.  I can't believe that I am scraping the bottom of my box for cards.  Since I have been making cards my stash has never been this low so it's time to replenish!  I appologize for the poor quality photos.  With today being the first day of Autumn...it was rainy and dreary here. 
Not good weather for photo-taking.

For this week I have made the following cards and projects.
I have entered them into the following challenges.  If I have misinterpreted your challenge,
please feel free to exclude them. 

CD Holder
Challenges
Hazy Shades of Autumn
dark orange, gold, orange
Shades of Autumn
#152 Fall/Autumn  (I used a stamp that I have had since I began stamping)

Poka Dot Birthday Card
I made this card by stamping the background with flowers in eggplant, then running it through the cuttlebug's poka dot folder.  Love how it turned out.
Challenges:
Make It Floral
Inspired by a Song...You Don't Bring Me Flowers...Neil Diamond/Barbara Striesand
Inspired by a Song...Garden Party...Rick Nelson or same as above
Bling It On...tons of gems on this card


I think out of all the cards I made this week, this one is my favorite.  You can't see it very well in the poor photo, but after I stamped the leaves, I stamped them again with top boss then embossed them with pearl embossing poweder.  The effect is stunning in real life.
Challenges:
Flamingo, honey, coffee..  The inks I used were as close to those colors as I could find.
Bingo  ribbon, embossing, buttons
Autumn
buttons

Lighthouses are always one of my favorite images to work with.  Never tire of inking up this stamp anc coloring away.
Bingo...embossed edge, ribbon and button
Thinking of You
Must Use A Sentiment

This is a quilled card I made.  Not a big fan of quilling.  Way too tedious for me.
Challenges:
Things With Wings
Things With Wings
Thank You Card
Things With Wings...glitter optional (I forgot mine)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Don't Be Shocked...I Did A Little Crafting


I know, I know it has been  ages since I last blogged.  My life has been on a merry-go-round for so long, I am not sure I could stop the thing if it were possible.  This past summer has been filled with a lot of changes in our lives.  Let's just say there isn't enough hours in the day or days in the week to get everything done for everyone and still have time for things here at home, much less crafting.  I am always thankful when I have a few minutes to just relax. 
Also with this summer, I have been hosting a Bible Study group.  It was a shock to me. I have never hosted anything!  One morning I was at the bus stop with the kiddies getting on the bus.  I was chatting with two other grannies at the stop.  They asked what I was going to do and I told them go home and do my Bible Study.  It is called "Me, Myself & Lies" by Jennifer Rothschild.  It is a phenomenal Bible Study for women.  If you are interested in doing the study, contact me via the eamil button in the right side of my blog.  Anyway to make a long story short.  These ladies showed up on my doorstep with coffee cup in hand and we spent the next 6 weeks delving into the Word of God together.  There was a lot of laughter, tears and soul searching during those 6 weeks, but they are by far the best time I have had in a long time.  Starting Thrusday of this week, we are going to be starting a new study by Jennifer Rothschild, called "Missing Pieces".  Another wonderful study.  If you have ever asked those questions of God..such as...God Do You Hear Me When I Pray?, God Are you There?  Why God?  Then this is a study you shouldn't miss.  I am very excited about the next 6 weeks with these wonderful ladies.  Now having said that, each week when they show up at my house with coffee cup in hand, I have a little crafted item at their places at the table.  Each week the item has a Bible verse and is filled with goodies they will use during the coming week for their next week's study.  It was such a hit the last study that I decided to do it again this coming 6 weeks.  Keeps me on my toes trying to find time and find something different to make.  Here are just a couple of things I have done for this coming Bible Study.  They are not filled with goodies yet...I'm getting there.  Thankfully Thursday's is already taken care of...it is a boughten item.  LOL
In keeping with children going back to school I made a backpack, which I will fill with goodies and add a Bible verse on the pocket in the front.  Pretty cool huh?  I stamped the design on the paper. This idea came from Frenchie's Blog.  She has a fabulous video, complete with instructions.
This might fit the following challenges:
Back To School
Back To School Plus a Sentiment
See You In September
Hopefully the backpack fits this criteria. 





Autumn is On It's Way
The next item is a self-wrapped box with a belly band.  This is such a cool little box.  I plan to fill it with candy corn or some type of fall candy...hummm maybe candy corn and chocolate covered peanuts.  Sounds good doesn't it?  Anyway I used silk sunflowers, punched out leaves and inked them with gold, greens and red, then sprayed them with irredescent gold mist.
I stamped the belly band with leaves in red, green and sand.  Again, I think I found this on Frenchie's Blog
I was doing a little blog hopping and found these might fit the following challenges
Browns, Oranges, Yellows
Orange, Red, Green, Yellow, (Autumn colors)




Sunday, July 8, 2012

Need Some Quick Help

Hello everyone.  I know it has been months since I have last posted.  There has been a reason for that.  Sometime I might go into details, but not today.  I have not forgotten you all it just seems there isn't enough hours in the day for crafting lately.  I do miss my time on my blog and letting my creative juices flow and checking out all your lovely creations.  Maybe soon I will be back and able to start blog hopping again.

Currently I am hosting a weekly Bible Study for a few women.  Usually we meet mornings so donuts and coffee are the order of the day, however we are meeting mid afternoon this week.  What can I serve as a snack and beverage?  Tea, soda??  I really can't seem to come up with a good idea.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much!

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Crafting Forum

I have been a part of this crafting forum Crafty Card Scrappers  for several years now...even before I became a blogger.  This is a safe environment in which you can share the latest crafting ideas and display your creations.  You will find wonderfully talented crafters in areas such as, cardmaking, card stitching, scrapbooking etc just to mention a few.  In order to be a member you will have to sign up. Once you are approved by the administration you will be able to access the full forum. If you have any questions there is someone who is always willing to answer and give you a helping hand.  Why not stop by and check them out today.  Sign up today and start enjoying the fun...    Crafty Card Scrappers.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Inspirational Book Give Away

He Heard Hannah – Review & Giveaway

He Heard Hannah by Lynnette Kraft

He Heard Hannah – Book Review

Does God use tragedy to draw us to Him? How can a person suffering devastating loss continue to praise God? When does physical death lead to new life? These are just a few of the questions two strangers find themselves grappling with in He Heard Hannah, an amazing but true story that Comfort Publishing is releasing on April 1, 2012.
He Heard Hannah masterfully weaves together the inspirational testimonies of two strangers whose lives are forever changed by Anna – a little girl with a congenital heart defect. The odd-numbered chapters are written by her mom, Lynnette Kraft, who has previously grieved the loss of two sons. The even-numbered chapters tell the story of Courtney Becker, a 911 dispatcher whose life intersects with Lynnette’s the day Anna’s heart stops beating. When Courtney mistakenly hears his daughter’s name, Hannah, on the 911 call, he becomes inextricably caught up in the drama that the Kraft family is experiencing. What happens next for both Lynnette and Courtney provides us with a seldom seen glimpse of how a provident and loving God miraculously works in the lives of His people.
He Heard Hannah is a beautiful story that shows how everyone’s life – no matter how brief – has meaning and purpose. Order your copy today – or enter my giveaway for your chance to win this book!

The He Heard Hannah Giveaway – 2 Prizes!

Giveaway - Enter To Win
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This giveaway closes on March 24, 2012. The winners will be chosen using a random number generator. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winners will be contacted via e-mail and have 24 hours to respond before another winner is chosen. Once the winners have been verified, I will announce them on this blog. The prize sponsor, Comfort Publishing, is responsible for awarding the prizes.
This giveaway is open to all U.S. Create With Joy followers, ages 18 and over. No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited by law. By submitting an entry, you are indicating that you have read and agree to these Official Rules.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Close Out Sale

I am selling all my extra flat back pearls.  Supplies and color selection is limited so hurry over before they are gone.  Once these are gone, I will not be restocking them. 

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Quick Update

I am slowly beginning to mend.  It seems it has taken way too long to get to this point!   Eventhough I am feeling better I seem to tire very easily and my mojo has completely gone.....Here's hoping it comes back soon, because I have a lot of scrapbooking to catch up on.