Archives for February 2015

If These Walls Could Talk
Faith, fear, and the truth that is setting me free.
Why Temper-Tantrum Parenting Might Just Help You Make the Rapture
Yes, being a flawed mom is OK
How the Gospel Is Wrecking My Life
Foster care, adoption, and the American Dream
The Little House That Could
How to thrive in family life

Friday Funness – Autumn’s Music Video {You Lead}

Hi Friends! Here's a little somethin' to get your weekend kick-started: Autumn's latest work - a music video she choreographed,  filmed and directed starting her younger sister, Alexis (only 1 min 15 sec long). Here's a behind the scenes shot of her filming the video (in the comfort of her pj's). The music is by her favorite Christian ... [ Read More ]

Beyond The Mask Movie – Monday, April 6th @ 7:30pm

Tiffiney Holmes Invites You to See... a Brooklyn, NY Showing of Monday, April 6, 7:30pm at Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 Beyond the Mask is a revolutionary new family film that brings history to life in a faith-filled adventure celebrating grace, liberty, and the true freedom that can only be found in Christ. (Rated PG)  Click here to order ... [ Read More ]

You Must Be Born Again: Why we desperately need Jesus Christ

Hello there,  Whoever you are and wherever you've been, God is personally interested in you and longs to share an intimate, growing relationship with you. Please consider this. . .   The Bible says that all men are sinners and our sins separate us from God. God’s Word Says that Sin Must Be Paid For. The Good News is That Christ Paid ... [ Read More ]

Oh Happy Day! (Tiff’s Salvation Testimony)

This is my story, a love story, of how I came to Christ . . . I didn't grow up in a “Christian” home.  We did not go to church on Christmas or Easter Sunday.  We just didn’t go to church.  As a child, if I were asked what my faith was, I would have said “Christian” because I knew that Jesus was our Deity, but for no other reason than that. All ... [ Read More ]

How Denial and Double Stuf Oreos Can Help Moms Cope

Have you ever been this mom? . . . I stopped by the supermarket one evening and saw an all too familiar scene: a momma with a hot-red face shopping with her kiddo’s. This momma was seriously trying to hold it together.  Her grade school kids were playing - age appropriately - yet still playing, if you get my drift.  They were doing what ... [ Read More ]

Hump Day Humor – What’s wrong with this picture?

This is my pictorial ode to Rocky The famed "Rocky Balboa" {think Sylvester Stallone} from the (1976) Rocky movie. {Rocky screaming} Adrian! ADRIAN! There's this iconic scene in the movie where Rocky triumphantly runs up 72 steps and reaches the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This scene has become such a cultural icon ... [ Read More ]

No Guilt Parenting (Especially not over chicken!)

If this post is about anything, it’s definitely about how we, as mothers, have a tendency to take on unnecessary guilt! Here’s my very ridiculous serious case in point… I was recently standing at my kitchen sink cleaning chicken for dinner (yes, I lead a very exotic life), and it got me to thinking about a time when I was asked to clean ... [ Read More ]

6 Great Last Minute Ideas & Tips for Valentine’s Day

Here is my #1 Valentine movie pick, last minute tips & gift ideas, and the #1 thing your husband really wants for Valentine’s Day (but won't tell you!)  ̴  1   ̴ #1 Movie Pick: “Old Fashioned” - This Valentine’s Day chivalry makes a comeback! Opening Valentine’s Day weekend, Old Fashioned (PG 13) provides a refreshing, Christian alternative ... [ Read More ]

Valentine’s Giveaway – Dinner & Movie (Winner Announced!)

The winner of the Valentine's Giveaway is... Comment #3: "We are celebrating on February 13th, boycotting all our (my) friends who are going to the midnight opening of 50 Shades of Grey, by having our own night of married/sexy/fun ." Congratulations Kelly! How I chose the winner: I told my kids the number of people who commented and asked ... [ Read More ]

The Vow: A wife who chose the hard path of forgiveness

 PG 13, 2012 ‧ Drama/Romance ‧ 1h 44m Synopsis: The Vow is based on the actual relationship of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, who wrote a book about their marriage, also known as The Vow.  Ten weeks after their wedding on September 18, 1993, the couple was involved in a serious car accident. Krickitt suffered a brain trauma, which erased all ... [ Read More ]

The Notebook: A husband’s enduring love creates a miracle

In the Spirit of Valentine’s Day I thought it'd be fun to highlight several movies that teach something about love and forgiveness. My review of these movies is in no way suggesting that they are faith based.  These movies are being featured because something about the husband/wife relationship profoundly impacted me.  That dynamic is what I ... [ Read More ]