The Blessings Jar (& a Giveaway!)

This summer has been full of family times at the beach, grandparents, pool and backyard.  Amidst the chaos, late bedtimes and little ones waking up with the sun we have had a house full of potty talk and whining. “It’s NOT fair!” Oh yes, the phrases of summer that accompany the smell of freshly cut grass.  Sayings that my 2 year old and 4 year old have grumbled before lunchtime or just before dinner. “No, that’s mine!” “Nu-Uh, NO, I {Read More}

Pink Sparkles, a Book and Jesus?

Yep, I’m serious. I’m coming back from my writing break with a cute book to share with you that has sparkles and Jesus. Tommy Nelson has published another cute book….   It’s geared for girls ages 2 – 5 years old. I think it’s a great book to buy for them when they are on the younger side with the short, simple phrases. My daughter loves to open the mail, and honestly, so do I when I see it’s another {Read More}

2012 Wrap Up

This year brought joy, pain and growth.  I am grateful for each of you.  Your emails, comments, likes, shares and private messages let me know that I’m not writing in vain.  It is my desire for Geeky & Sassy to be a place of faith, growth, encouragement, and fun.  Two years ago I would never have imagined that  I would have shared so much with you around the world.  Through these years God has woven His Truths through the words {Read More}

One Wintry Night Review & Giveaway

Have I told you how excited I am to be a Tommy Mommy?  I get to review amazing books for kids and share them with you.  Today I’m sharing Ruth Bell Graham’s One Wintry Night.   The illustrations are gorgeous in this short chapter book that follows a boy lost in a snowstorm and hearing the story of Jesus for the first time.  The entire story from Jesus’ birth through His resurrection.  Although the book is geared for 4-7 year {Read More}

Nerdy Ned ~ Tommy Mommy Review

Totally Awesome, Super-Cool Bible Stories as drawn by Nerdy Ned I’m really excited to share with you today’s book.  How many times have you heard people talk about how difficult it is to find things for boys ages 6-10?  When this came to my door a few weeks ago I flipped through and read some lessons out loud.  It’s one of those books that you can’t help but talk in a game show voice. Reading through it I thought of {Read More}

Pattern Giveaway ~ Who Won!?

And the winner of last week’s pattern giveaway using Random.org is: #3 – Kimberley Congratulations! I’m emailing you and will send your information Trish’s way for your two free patterns. Thank you all for your sweet comments & I hope you check out Trish’s patterns to purchase on your own.

Sprouts Ava Pattern Review & Giveaway

I had the privilege of sewing up one of Trish Preston’s patterns this month.  When I received the pattern in the mail to review I was ecstatic.  I may have an obsession with handbags.  Today I’m sharing with you the Ava Pattern. Things I loved: A simple pattern to cut out (~1 hour) Easy to Understand Instructions.  (I suggest reading them all of the way through twice rather than once.) Things I changed/added: The ruffle across the front. embellishments on {Read More}

BabEBlessings Prints in the Mail

Last week I received some beautiful prints in the mail from BabEblessings.  Jac is a sweet, talented woman who contributed here just a few days ago.  She has been encouraging to me. The package of prints have a variety of styles.  When I opened them I immediately thought of different people in my life I could send one to.  It’s quite an eclectic bunch sharing words her heart has been grasping to this year.  I picked out my favorites to {Read More}

Book Review: Jeff Goins’ You Are A Writer (so start acting like one)

book can be purchased here.Find out more info on YouAreAWriter.com I’m not going to lie.  Writing this review has taken me far outside of my comfort zone.  After reading his blog and hearing Jeff speak at the Blissdom Conference in Nashville this year I decided to throw fear out the window and take on the challenge to be 1 of 100 to review his book before it is released.   In the midst of my fears telling me “Why are {Read More}