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I'm a Daughter, Granddaugher, Niece, Sister, Wife, Bonus-mom, & Grandma.
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Oh boy, do I have news for you!! There are so many new things going on in my life that I just have to share! Seriously, I am so excited that I can't hold it in anymore! It all stared... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
A chance encounter sparks an unrelenting web of lies in this stunning new psychological thriller from national bestselling author Mary Kubica (taken from book description) How is it possible to like and dislike a book at the same time? That... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: On the outside, Alexa lived the life of a cheerful married woman whose entire life seemed poised for greatness. On the inside, she continued to hide the shadowy secret of a splintered world of torture that she endured... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Popular Christian comedian Tim Hawkins shares his hilarious perspective on life in the 21st century. In this wide-ranging, long-awaited book, comedian Tim Hawkins holds forth on everything from family, culture, and music to church, parenting, and education. Readers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Prince Stephen came to America to escape responsibility. But what he found complicates his life more than ever. Corina Del Rey is happy with her life in Melbourne, Florida. She spends her days engrossed in her career as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: The popular writer, blogger, and television personality reveals with humor and style how Jesus' extravagant grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people. The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Feathers Podcast by Amy J. Bennett Let me just say that I feel like half of this post was written by Amy J. Bennett, because well, I have copy and pasted her words here to describe her podcast, #Feathers, as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Chicken Chile Relleno Cheese Dish First things first, I found this recipe on Pinterest. I borrowed the photo from Buttoni's Low Carb Recipes. And lastly, I changed the name of the dish from Chicken Chile Relleno Casserole to Chicken Chile... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Just the other day I had a light bulb moment. Have you ever had one of those? Some times I feel brilliant after the light bulb goes off, and other times I feel kinda slow. You know... the why didn't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Podcasts are my newest addiction. Oh my goodness. I get in my pickup to go to town, and the first thing I have to do is pull up my podcast app so I can start the latest episode. Serial is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Have I told you about the book club I belong to? We call it Read, Eat, & Be Yappy. We read just about every genre out there, I did say just about, so not all. But we do shake things... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Messy Beautiful Love delivers an incredible testimony of grace that offers hope for today’s marriages and a spark for rekindling love. Love gets messy. Financial problems, sickness, aging parents, a chronically unhappy spouse . . . trials will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: THE PERFECT READ FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON It's time for the annual holiday letter from the Gillespie family.... New from the author of The House of Memories For the past thirty-three years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
First of all, let me just say that this is not a current photo, but it is the most recent photo taken on McD and me. I thought it would be nice to post a photo of us together today,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
So, what does this photo have to do with me being flooded with memories? Let me tell you. This afternoon I sat down to write a little blog post about who knows what, seriously I don't remember, and I started... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Photo from Yesterday, I was co-hostess to a wedding shower. I keep wanting to call it a bridal shower, but the groom was there too, so that just doesn't sound right. It's kinda funny how the grooms are attending... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Annie Downs admits she's not exactly the bravest girl in the world. She still cries sometimes when she leaves her parents' home in Georgia, she's never jumped out of a plane, and she only rides roller coasters to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
An unforgettable true story that will touch your heart and make you believe in love’s enduring legacy, and in the power of prayer. In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
It was a hot Oklahoma morning, and I had just finished getting my butt kicked at the gym. My workout partner and I made our way to the locally owned grocery store to pick up a few things, and just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Have you heard of Jessie Rees and her JoyJars? I can't tell you too much about it yet, because I am just reading it myself, but I can tell you this. It started with a simple question: How can we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Wasted Prayer: Know When God Wants You to Stop Praying and Start Doing by Greg Darley Book Description: Faith without works is dead. Prayer without action is wasted. What would your life look like if you stopped praying about God’s... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Book Description: Some things in life have no earthly explanation. Miracles are not reserved for the characters in the Old and New Testaments; they happen to everyday people. Series creator Don Jacobson and K-LOVE Radio have joined together to produce... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Well, I'm so out of the blogging practice that I wrote a month's worth of posts and scheduled them to post. Except for I didn't schedule them to post, I saved them as drafts! I can't help but laugh at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch
Hello? Hi! My name is Julie, and I am a bad blogger! :) I've really neglected Another Chance Ranch for several months now, and I have got to get back to it. I've been missing all my friends, and fellow... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Another Chance Ranch