Debbie Whisenant is a Marketing Specialist for LifeWay Marriage & Family.  She writes copy and manages projects for anything related to marketing and the LifeWay Marriage & Family brand.

I’m thankful to be a mom. It’s my greatest life joy. My adult sons Andy (6’3″) and Ben (6’6″) tower over me in more ways than one.

They challenge my thinking, they grow my faith, and they give me a fresh perspective.

I can’t imagine who I’d be without them in my life.


{Today’s Giveaway} Five $5 Starbucks gift cards! We’re picking five different winners! Enter by telling us your favorite drink of the Holiday season!

Today’s giveaway closes at midnight (12:00 a.m.) CST.  The winner will be chosen at random using, a true random number service.  The winner will be contacted via email to claim the prize.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Colette, Gale, Janice, Niki and Tracey for winning this giveaway!


  1. Rebecca Saiz says:

    I love White Chocolate Mocha!!!

  2. Sarah Stples says:

    Caramel Apple Cider!

  3. Kim Teamer says:

    I love, love, love hot cocoa with marshmallows. Yum!

  4. My favorite is a french vanilla cappuccino with a peppermint stick

  5. Kimberly Hodapp says:

    Oprah’s Pomegranite Margarita’s…so yummy!

  6. Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks is the best! We live 200+ miles from the nearest Starbucks and when I get out of town, I search for Starbucks! Especially during the Fall just to get my hands on a Pumpkin Spice Latte!!

  7. My favorite drink is a triple grande peppermint white chocolate mocha….yummmm!

  8. Caramel Apple Cider!

  9. I like a good cup of coffee with half and half.

  10. Cindy Walker says:

    I love hot chocolate!

  11. Caramel Apple Cider from Starbucks!

  12. Chai tea.

  13. Russian tea with cloves

  14. Suzanne G. says:

    Peppermint Mocha :)

  15. blond

  16. I love Egg Nog!!!

  17. Kayla valle says:

    I love Carmel mociato yummy

  18. Pumpkin latte. Mmmm.

  19. Kayla valle says:

    I love Carmel Mociato

  20. Kim Chajkowski says:

    A good cup of strong Starbucks coffee with cream and raw sugar

  21. Kim Chajkowski says:

    I love a good cup of strong Starbucks coffee with a little bit of cream and raw sugar

  22. Pumpkin spice of course!:)

  23. Any season, my favorite drink is a Frozen Caramel Cappuccino!

  24. I love me a good peppermint mocha, no whip. :) Have a wonderful day!

  25. Hot Chocolate with marshmallows! :)

  26. As long as I am sharing my Starbucks time with a friend and conversation, ill drink just about anything …. It’s the accompaniment to good friendship

  27. I love White Chocolate Mocha EXTRA hot!!!!

  28. Hot Apple Cider made with red hots!! Gets you fired up!!

  29. I love Caramel Macchiatto!!

  30. Candice Boggs says:

    Pumpkin Spice Mocha

  31. This year it will be a cup of strong German coffee enjoyed with friends at an outdoor cafe! With luck there will be snowflakes in the air.

  32. Peppermint mocha all the way!

  33. I love me some Peppermint Mocha!!

  34. Eggnog Latte – horrible for me, but love ‘em!

  35. Pumpkin Spice Latte! :)

  36. Joyce Izer says:

    Peppermint mocha latte

  37. Christina Dekker says:

    Salted Caramel Mocha!

  38. Grande two pump peppermint two pump mocha soy x-hot peppermint mocha :-).

  39. Pumpkin spice latte!

  40. Peppermint Mocha

  41. Peppermint mocha or anything peppermint creamer in coffee. I like Peppermint!

  42. Salted Caramel Mocha Frappacino

  43. Vicky Kawamae says:

    Hi! I love hot chocolate on a cold winter night in Hawaii! 60’s is so-oo cold to me!!! :)

  44. Anita Doll says:

    Peppermint Mocha Latte!

  45. Starbucks non-fat cappuccino with one pump mocha – LOTS of foam!

  46. Land of Lakes has some flavored hot chocolates that are really good. My favorite is the cinnamon.

  47. I love the salted carmel hot chocolate from Starbucks!

  48. eggnog, it’s a tradition for my dad and i. We drink it every year during the holidays :)

  49. Usually a pumpkin latter girl but my husband has me addicted to warm apple cider this year!

  50. MaryAnn Waltz says:

    Venti iced coffee – 9 pumps of sweetener + half’n’half! Same fav all year ’round!! :D

  51. Janice Martin says:

    Apple Cider

  52. Cheryl Hangsleben says:

    Creme Brulee Coffee

  53. Dawn Stephens says:

    any hot chocolate drink!

  54. Peppermint mocha….but it’s dessert!

  55. Sharon Weldon says:

    I love a great cup of coffee with half and half, but my one day a year favorite drink is my friend Mary make Eggnog that is the best ever!

  56. Kathy Fraley says:

    pumpkin spice latte is my favorite

  57. I love pumpkin shakes. :-) Not quite a drink, but still. . .

  58. Russian tea for me too!!

  59. Darla jesser says:

    Raspberry white choc mocha

  60. White chocolate peppermint mocha! Yum!

  61. I love them all, but my favorite is Solo Affogato Mocha Frappucino!

  62. Diane Newcomer says:

    i like hot apple cider.

  63. I like a short, double americano w/a little bit of cream & salted caramel.

  64. Pumpkin Latte!

  65. I like Hot Chai Tea!

  66. andrea t. says:

    Mocha, Almond, Coconut, Extra Cream Hot Coffee w/ a Double Sho

  67. Coconut Mocha

  68. KellyinPA says:

    Starbuck’s Caramel Apple Spice. My husband brought one home for me earlier in the week, it’s my love language:)

  69. Caramel latte macchiato – yummy!!!!

  70. I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes!! Oh and Eggnog too!!! :-)

  71. My favorite: two pump soy pumpkin spice latte.

  72. I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes :)

  73. Tracey McMullen says:

    Soy Chai – No Water!

  74. That warm & tasty special cup of christmas morning coffee bought to me by my hubby while I’m stirring to wake !the love,the morning,the family ~all full of Christmas LOVE!

  75. Lupe Munoz says:

    The one and only kind I drink which is my favorite: Cinnamon Dolche Latte with whip cream, there’s nothing like it.

  76. Sonya Aydell says:

    Mocha or peppermint mocha from CC’s coffee house (community coffee), and if there isn’t one of those around, then Starbucks.

  77. Catherine Moore says:

    If I’m using a Starbucks card I love an iced Carmel Macchiato. Otherwise a cup of warm apple cider always hits the spot!

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