Book Review:  The Three Musketeers

Book Review: The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas “We read The Three Musketeers to experience a sense of romance and for the sheer excitement of the story,” reflected Clifton Fadiman. “In these violent pages all is action, intrigue, suspense, surprise–an almost endless chain of duels, murders, love affairs, unmaskings, ambushes, hairbreadth escapes, wild rides. It is all […]

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Top Ten All Time Favorite Classics

I’m joining  The Broke and the Bookish today for another top ten book list this week.  We were allowed to pick a genre for favorite list, and I chose the Classics.  I’m not sure that’s really considered a genre, but since I’m the boss of my blog, that’s what I decided to go with. I was one […]

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Monday Musings

I have twelve children in my house watching a movie and at least 5 of them have a phone/ipod in their hands or lap.  Crazy. They’re good kids.  I’m so glad my kids have built such good friendships through theatre. They’re watching Dr. Dolittle… which happens to be the next KBP play.  It’s like my […]

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Top Ten Popular Authors I’ve Never Read

I recently have been reading a blog called The Broke and the Bookish and she coordinates a “Top Ten Tuesday” post each week relating to books.  Sounds like fun, no?  Today’s topic is “Top Ten Popular Authors I’ve Never Read.”  I figured this wouldn’t be too difficult.  I’m not usually up on mainstream bestsellers, so […]

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Monday Musings

I have some seriously cute nephews.  They spent the weekend with us.  It’s always an adventure to have two young boys in the house.  Quite different from our norm.  The girls enjoyed “showing them off” at church. It’s production week for “Treasure Island”!  It’s always crazy, but the kids love participating in youth theatre.  It’s […]

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Monday Musings… on a Tuesday

I was so busy yesterday that I never got around to my post!  Yikes!  Not that anyone other than my faithful few readers or so would notice (you know who you are — DM, TB, RP!), but I feel funny when I skip it. My major accomplishment yesterday was my clean stovetop.  Did you see?!?! […]

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How to Clean Your Burner Pans

I have a gas stove, which I LOVE.  I would never go back to using electric. But there’s one thing I don’t care for, when it comes to my gas stove… and that is cleaning the drip pans.  Man, those things get nasty!  It seems like no matter how hard I try, I can never […]

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Oh. My. Flatbread | Trains and Tutus

Oh. My. Flatbread.

So, Papa Train and I are trying to eat cleanER. That means no refined flour. Did I mention I love all things bread? Sigh. Luckily for me, I came across THIS recipe for Homemade Whole-Wheat Flatbreads by Amanda(what an awesome name!) at The Taste Tester. Nothing could have prepared me for how stinkin’ good these […]

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Book Review: The Walk

Book Review: The Walk

The Walk by Richard Paul Evans What would you do if you lost everything — your job, your home, and the love of your life — all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts. A bottle of pills in his hand and nothing […]

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Fellowship of the Holy Spirit

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2 Cor 13:14) What does it mean to have fellowship of the Holy Spirit? Fellowship in the early church was not the same as it is now.  We read about this […]

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