• Light that Fire, Baby!

    Feeling weary as winter drags on? You're not alone. There's a spark inside just waiting to catch fire, though - let's light the darkness together!
  • 5 Prayers for the Weary Mom

    Now, I don't know about you, but mama ain't got the time or brainpower to sit down to pray each hour of the liturgy. I do have time to offer up small prayers throughout the day though. Here are five that I love dearly (and will be coming to the shop as a new pack of Pocket Prayers)!
  • 4 Creative Ways to Recharge Your Prayer Life

    Anyone else feeling exhausted and frustrated with their prayer life? Sometimes it seems like there just aren't enough hours in the (waking) day. Here's a few creative solutions for you!
  • 40 Ways To Celebrate a Birthday in Style!

    The older I get, the less I really care to celebrate my birthday. There is little I need, and those things I do need are hardly birthday gift material. This year, though, I do have one big wish. For my old-as-dirt-42nd birthday, I hope you will all check out the nearly 40 ways you can help me celebrate.

    Today, the Zelie & Co. Weekly Auction is a Charity Auction for survivors of Hurricane Harvey.
  • Welcome! Care to Split a Pineapple?

    Welcome, friends!

    I am thrilled to have you here on this creative journey with me. Beyond that, I hope this space can become a place where we can connect and chat about the good things and the hard things of life. I hope it becomes a place where we can sit and laugh and cry over a cup o' joe (in one of my mugs if you like, or not - no matter!) or something harder. I'm just so glad you're here! (Bonus points if you can tell me where I got my post title!)

    How did Rakstar Designs come to be?

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