Minister to Your Dry Skin


Do you have dry skin this winter? I do. Especially on my dish-washing, play-doh-making, snowball-throwing hands. Things turned grim when my dry skin cracked, small canyons split open, and pain radiated through my fingertips. Until, of course, I received a small tin in the mail with the opportunity to do a review and a give-away at Raising Homemakers. Then everything … Read More

“So Love the World” Giveaway

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(THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED) We live in a community of people with light pink skin. At the grocery store, at the library, and in the fields, folks around here wear jeans and sneakers. They usually go to school until they’re 18 and then get a bill-paying job or go to college. ‘Friendly folks; creative; loving. Hunting, farming, casserole-making folks. … Read More

Mother-Daughter Giveaway Winner


Congratulations, Shelley C for winning the Secret Keeper Girl bundle! Please email laura(at) with your snail mail, and I’ll get those books to you as soon as possible. I’m so glad that many of you enjoyed the Secret Keeper Girl website. I hope you keep going back for encouragement!

Mother-Daughter Giveaway!


Here’s what I think: when God clutches his creations to his heart, surely he makes special room for the mother and daughter.  This must be one of his choicest treasures on earth, for He knows the joys and sorrows, the giving and receiving, as well as the vulnerability and boundaries that must mingle in order for fruitfulness to extend to … Read More


LauraGiveaways has spoken! The winner of the $50 Gift Certificate to The Vintage Pearl is Caroline of The Modest Mom! HOORAY! Thank you to everyone who participated… I liked it so much, I think I’ll do it again sometime. So, stay tuned.

Gorgeous Giveaway!

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(THIS GIVE-AWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK-YOU!) Welcome to my first official give-away! Bring your friends over in droves! This deserves a *celebration*! And you’ll just love this one… A FIFTY DOLLAR GIFT CERTIFICATE TO THE VINTAGE PEARL! Not only does The Vintage Pearl make exquisite hand-stamped jewelry and keepsakes, but she also sponsored my ticket to The Relevant Conference, which … Read More