Peace Garden Mama II

A garden blend of family, faith and following the muse

Archive for May, 2010


   May 11

writing wednesdays: success!

When the clock strikes 12, you will not turn into a pumpkin, but you will be privy to some great lessons on success and the winner of my first-ever book giveaway on Peace Garden Writer! And if you’re sitting near your computer or radio from noon to 1 p.m. CST, join me on Real Presence [...]

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   May 09

mama mondays: may crowning and mother’s day tea

I don’t typically post twice in a 12-hour period, but I had to make an exception this time. In just a few hours from now, I’ll be hosting a radio show on Real Presence Radio themed "All Things Mary," and one of my three guests will be Mrs. J. Eppler. Because I’ll be interviewing Mrs. Eppler and [...]

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   May 09

gifts from my children – mother’s day 2010

Breakfast in Bed Menu: Omelet, oranges, cinnamon muffin, coffee with cream and sugar Beth’s Mom’s Day Cupcakes Sleepover Project w/Gabby and Julia (Topping includes Good ‘N Plenty candies and mini marshmallows) Oops! This duck is busy looking for a snack of his own! (Duck feet = Starbursts cut and shaped) Adam’s Canvas Painting, Mrs. Eppler’s Class Project [...]

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   May 06

faith fridays: the lament

Wednesday was one of those days. Several emotional issues collided at precisely the same time, hitting me sideways and causing a torrent of tears. Once the faucet was turned on, it was as if the light of joy went out. It took me the rest of the day to locate the “off” handle so I [...]

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   May 05

writing wednesdays: spotlight’s on amy wilson of nyc

Peace Garden Mama’s monthly feature spotlighting a fellow writer-mama has now slipped over to Peace Garden Writer. You won’t want to miss NYC blogger and new author, parenting memoirist Amy Wilson, discuss her brand-new book, When Did I Get Like this?: The Screamer, The Worrier, The Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer & Other Mothers I Swore I’d Never Be. [...]

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   May 02

mama mondays: my life with boys

The other morning on the way to school, Nick, 5, says to his brother in response to a comment he’s just made: "This time I actually agwee wif you. My bref does stink.” (Giggles erupt from the backseat…) “What?! I’m sewious!" he says. "Smell it! It’s disgusting!" +++++ I’ve known for a long time that male [...]

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