Category Archive: Crafts

Feb 26

FAV 5: Girlie Blogs

Welcome to a new category of posts on – FAV 5! Periodically I’ll share five of my favorite things spanning a variety of topics from family to church to techie with a fair sprinkling of personal favs as well.  This week’s inaugural post is just that, a personal fav list of “girlie” blogs – written by …

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Feb 20

Birthday Joy

Tomorrow my mother-in-law, Judy, celebrates a milestone birthday, and my last few weeks have been spent preparing a very special gift for her.  In early January I wrote to all her family and friends and asked them to send me memories, photos, and cards to compile into a surprise scrapbook.   And her family and …

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Feb 06


United Under Gods Promises

With the arrival of February each year comes the St. John’s Unity Sunday celebration.  On this Sunday we have a combined worship service focusing on the blessings our congregation receives through our common confession of faith.  It’s the tradition that the Adult and Children’s choir join in a combined anthem, which is always fun.   …

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Jan 18

Prayer Pals Party

Each year a small group of St. John’s church ladies exchange names and support each other as Prayer Pals.  Similar to Secret Pal groups we send cards and give small gifts throughout the year to support each other but the primary focus is prayer for each other.  Some ladies choose to do this in secret …

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Jan 02


Hi!  I’m Sallie Draper and you are reading my first blog post!  My new domain was born January 2, 2011.  I have lots of interests and I hope to grow this site into a clearing house for projects, ideas, creativity and sharing knowledge.  We’ll see how things develop! For now, I’ll start with a photo …

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