Valentines 2019

Oh, my, it's been so long since I've done anything crafty! I pinned this idea YEARS ago and never got around to doing it.  But finally I did!  And it felt good to be crafting again. These were my gifts for my kiddos: They turned out so cute.  And the pattern was easy and fast …

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He Will Do It

Nearing the end of last year I was reading the book of Ezekiel in my American Standard Version bible reading plan.  One phrase stuck out to me several times in the reading of Ezekiel: "I will do it." This phrase shows up three different times exactly (22:14, 24:14, 36:36), and at least a couple of …

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Walmart is my new BFF

So I have been doing the Walmart free grocery pick-up for almost three months now. I love it. It saves me so much time and I think it's saving me some money, too (no more impulse purchases!) Here's the good, bad, and the ugly of this process.  (just FYI this is not a sponsored review …

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Peach Cobbler for Two {THM E}

Another Trim Healthy Mama (THM) recipe! Around here we are nearing the end of peach season. For me, fresh peaches come in as a close second to strawberries for my favorite fruit. This recipe is low-fat and gluten-free (as long as you are using certified gluten-free oat fiber and oat flour). If you are following …

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The relevancy of God’s Word

Hi everyone! Just a quick blog post today to encourage you to dig in to God's word. Daily!! So I've been struggling lately with the kids over time spent on screens. I admit that because of the difficulties of the last year, I have been less than diligent about managing their screen time. (Please no …

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Early Thoughts on Letting Go

I put my first-born on a plane on Tuesday to go to Kenya!!  16 days, 10 different flights, 8 different airports, 3 countries, and she is now approximately 7,500 miles away. (They arrived safely last night!) I titled this "early thoughts" because I feel we are just entering the season of letting our kids go.  …

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Summer 2018

Summer is here.  Oh, wait - it's almost half over!!   We have had a busy month since school ended and the rest of the summer looks just as full. First off, this one... is leaving in 5 days for Kenya!!  She is going on a missions trip through our denomination's bible quizzing organization.  She is …

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