Category: Our Favorite Things

Check out things that catch the eye, capture the imagination and feed the soul through exploration of Video, Music, Film, Photography, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Crafts, and Vintage Items.

Saying Grace

A Child’s Mealtime Blessing God is Great, God is Good; Let us thank Him for our food. By His hands we all are fed, Give us Lord our Daily Bread. Amen. –Author Unknown How many of us know this prayer by heart? Four simple lines taught to toddlers in Sunday School. I was searching on…

Favorite Things About Fall

  1. Watching the leaves change colors. 2. Enjoying cooler weather. 3. Smelling cinnamon while shopping. 4. Seeing pumpkins everywhere. 5. Eating caramel apples. 6. Wearing the color orange. 7. Wearing flip flops one day and boots the next. 8. Mowing the yard monthly. 9. Dressing in layers–a jacket in the morning and short sleeves…

Emily’s Favorite Albums from the 90’s

Here are my top ten favorite albums from the 90’s. And yes most of them were purchased as a cassette tape. I guess it’s about time I download the MP3s. 1990s 10. Madonna-Ray of Light-1900s Favorite song “The Power of Good-bye”   9. REM-Out of Time-1990s Favorite song “Losing My Religion”   8. Music From…

Emily’s Top Ten Albums of the 1980s

Here are my favorite albums from the eighties. I was a tween and teenager during this decade, so most of these songs (which were so taboo back then) exposed this sheltered girl to “worldly things!” 10. Janet Jackson, Control, 1986 Favorite song “Nasty”   9.  Def Leppard, Hysteria, 1989 Favorite song “Pour Some Sugar on Me”  …

Emily’s Favorite Unwinding Sitcoms

I have a nightly routine of watching a thirty minute sitcom while I go to sleep. It helps me to relax and turn off my mental processor. Here are my top ten favorite sitcoms that help me unwind: 10. Portlandia 9. Arrested Development 8. The Big Bang Theory 7.  The Office 6. Seinfeld 5. Everybody Loves…

One of Emily’s Favorite Gifts

I received the most wonderful gift from my Uncle John, Aunt Shirley and cousin Danna about twenty years ago. And to this day, it has been the most useful gift in my life The Woman’s Study Bible.

Nat’s Favorite Video Games

My nine-year old son loves to video blog, watch and play video games. I asked him to share with me his top ten favorite games and here they are:   (Also, be sure to check out his YouTube channel NatJam Media) 10. Super Mario Sunshine 9. New Super Mario Bros. Wii 8. Donkey Kong Country 7. Donkey…

Emily’s Favorite Binge Worthy Shows

The summer heat is in full swing and it’s time to relax in the air conditioning. Take advantage of the summer break and catch up on some great television series you may have missed. There are many ways to view these series, like streaming online, watching on demand through cable or satellite, borrowing a friend’s…

Papaw’s Tomatoes

I absolutely love tomatoes and am trying to grow several different varieties in my backyard this summer. It appears the love of tomatoes runs in my family. My Aunt Linda shared an old newspaper article, published around fifty years ago, of my Papaw Adams and his garden.   I’m not sure which newspaper it is…