Valentine’s Day Everyday

My husband and I went to a romantic gun show on our honeymoon. On Tuesday night, he took me to the local GOP meeting, and then for a sundae at Braum’s! We often sneak off to the library together, too!  I know it may sound silly, but those things are fun for us. He loves… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Everyday

marriage · motherhood

Somewhere Out There

I  enjoy feeding-time with my Matthew so much! It is a sweet time to cuddle him. Sometimes, I pray while I feed  him. Other times I blog, or just sit and think. Yesterday, as I was feeding him, I began thinking about how quickly he will be grown! Being my fifth child, I have seen… Continue reading Somewhere Out There


Completing Him Challenge #2

This week’s challenge is to make your husband a priority. Ask him what his favorite dinner, dessert and drink are. Be sure to serve him all three one night this week. Bonus: cook his favorite dishes all week long! Since I’ve just given birth to our fifth child nine days ago, I will have to… Continue reading Completing Him Challenge #2


Completing Him Challenge #1

This challenge began on June 7, so I am way behind in participating. After reading about it this evening, I liked the idea so much that I decided to just jump right in. You can read about this challenge at Women Living Well. This week’s challenge was to make a list of things you do… Continue reading Completing Him Challenge #1

about me · marriage

He Gave Me His Life…Insurance

Today, I am celebrating eleven wonderful years as “Mrs. Terry Basham, II”. If I had been able to find a good price on a scanner, I would be showing you our wedding photos. Perhaps I can do that in the future.Terry and I got married at nineteen years of age! I don’t think we drugged… Continue reading He Gave Me His Life…Insurance

Devotional Thoughts · marriage

Some Thoughts on Our Homes ~

Yes, I know what you’re thinking! “You actually think, Valerie?” Yes, folks, I’m trying something new, and so far, it’s great! 🙂I wanted to share my heart with you today. It seems that hardly a week passes without my hearing about a pastor, or a faithful layman, getting caught up in the sin of adultery.… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Our Homes ~

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Seven Days To Go

The Countdown is On…Hi everyone! I just wanted to give you a little update on the progress here. We move one week from today! I can’t believe it! We are doing well on getting packed up but I’m not doing well at living in a state of chaos! Things are boxed and stacked and there… Continue reading Seven Days To Go

Devotional Thoughts · marriage

She’s Looking for the "Precious Life"

In just about every church we’ve been a part of, we have dealt with the wicked sin of adultery. I suppose it isn’t discussed very much because it is of a delicate nature. I am not going to be crass today, but I believe all of us women – Christian women – need to be… Continue reading She’s Looking for the "Precious Life"