Showing posts from April, 2024

A Meek and Quiet Spirit

My videos usually drop on Monday mornings at 7:30 am. Then I put this post together and it is e-mailed to you on Fridays.  Most of what is written below is a transcript of the video, but the last 5 minutes of the video are not included.  I've done the transcript for those of you who want to look up the verses, or read along.      We are certainly not encouraged to be “meek and quiet” today.  We are no longer encouraged to be “sweet.” We rarely see little girls who look “precious” in their dress and demeanor. I just heard the most disgusting commercial where adults were singing a song that children were striking poses to with their arms crossed and a pout on their faces, to the words, “No one’s going to tell ME what to do!” And I just read these names of lipsticks in an old beauty book; these are real lipstick names from the 1980’s and 90’s: Flirt, Gas, Trailer Trash, Lust, Roach, Rat, Asphyxia, and Pleasure/Pain. Why not have lipsticks called “Disgust,” “Dog Poop” o

51 Years, 1 month, and 1 day

The first questionnaire for people married over 50 years has come back, and fittingly, it was from my own mother! During the latter part of the video I share what I read at their 50th Wedding Anniversary party. I hope you enjoy this video and that it encourages you. May God bless you in your marriage, or in your search for a spouse. Janine

FW5.6 What to Look For When New Clothes Shopping

 Hello, Beautiful Homemakers!  In the video I begin by answering the question, "What if my best color is BROWN?" and I end with a comment from listener Marianne. I also mention what will help keep your clothes and shoes smelling fresh after you've worn them, when they aren't dirty enough yet to be washed, by spritzing them with the cheapest ________ that you put into a spray bottle. HUES are main colors, such as primary colors (Red, Blue, Yellow) that you get without mixing in any white or black. TINTS have white added to the hue color. TONES have gray added to the hue color. SHADES have black added to the hue color. I discuss how grouping your clothes by color on your bed makes it easier to see the different tints, tones, and shades of your clothing colors.  Does one stand out as not matching the rest? When I did this, I immediately noticed that the shirt second from the left on the first row did not match with all of my other purples.  It was the only shirt that had