Called To Be Amish – Book Review

I have always liked to read about the Amish. And shop at Amish stores when possible. And eat Amish food. I don’t think I’m alone in this. Many people are curious about the Amish lifestyle. That’s why I was looking forward to reading Called To Be Amish by Marlene C. Miller.


Fewer than one hundred outsiders have joined the Old–Order Amish—and stayed—since 1950. Marlene C. Miller is one of them.

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Making a Home – Homemaking Linky

Welcome to this weeks………

Making a Home – Homemaking Linky!


This weeks featured post, the post with the most clicks last week, is……Everyday Uses for Everyday Products from


Some very handy tips! I have used some of these before, but I found a few new ideas, too. If you missed this post last week, check it out now. You just may find an idea you can’t live without!


Making a Home – Homemaking Linky

Now it’s your turn!  Share your posts about homemaking ideas, recipes, crafts, decorating, cleaning tips, basically anything that has to do with caring for a home and family. The Linky is open all week.

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Encouragement for Moms with Light Bladder Leakage and the Underwareness Movement

Thank you to Depend for sponsoring today’s post about the #underwareness movement.

Becoming a Mom brings many wonderful things. Joy, happiness, and more love for this new little person than you ever thought possible. Becoming a Mom also brings it’s share of hardships.  Including sleepless nights, and the thought that you might never shower again. For some Moms, those hardships include light bladder leakage. You don’t have to be an older mom for this to happen to you, either.  According to Depend, there are more people with bladder leakage in their 20′s than in their 80′s!

For some women, they start having light bladder leakage after their first baby. It started for me after my 4th baby was born. When you are a young mother, and light bladder leakage first begins, it’s very hard to admit that you have this problem. Women have always been afraid to let anyone know that they have light bladder leakage. Because it is something that women don’t usually talk about, we all think we are the only ones experiencing it.


light bladder leakage

You are not alone! There are 51 million women who experience bladder leakage. The average age of someone with bladder leakage is only 52! More people with bladder leakage are 50 or younger than 60 or older!


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I Have a Father Who Can

I Have a Father Who Can by The Isaacs

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Getting Healthy with Linda

I had a pretty good week last week. I have felt better, so that’s a good thing. Remembering to take my vitamins every day makes a hug difference. I know being more active is helping, too.

I tried very hard to ignore my allergies, and go for several walks each day. All those walks helped me to raise my step count, as you’ll see below. I don’t walk alone, though. Max and Piper usually go with me. Sometimes, some of the family will come with me, but most of the time, it’s me and the dogs.

walking companion

Max usually walks in front of me and makes sure that there is nothing out there to bother me. I’m thankful for that, now that the snakes are out!

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Thursday’s Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Thursday’s Giveaway Linky!



I love entering giveaways, and have even won a few things. I really love hosting giveaways on Linda’s Lunacy. It’s so much fun to give stuff away! Now, with the Thursday’s Giveaways Linky, you can find lots of great giveaways to enter!


While  you are here, enter my current giveaways!


Jord Wooden Watch $120 Gift card – ends 5/19 WW

wooden watch


Finding Zoe: A Deaf Woman’s Story of Identity, Love, & Adoption- book – 5/22 US & CAN


Apple Watch – ends 5/29 US

Apple Watch Giveaway


Have fun, and I hope you win something!

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Crochet Towel Holder

I’m not sure why, but my family can not leave a dish towel hanging up. They are not happy until it is crumbled in a ball somewhere, or laying in the floor. sigh It drives me insane!

So way back in 2007, I made these Crochet Dish Towel Top.

They worked pretty well. Those towels are long gone now. Well, I do have one left, but it is a rag now. lol That’s ok, because I have made something even better now!

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