Dear Younger Me

Dear younger me, I see your eyes rolling round and round.  You’re infamous for it, even outside your family.  Even though you think it’s a cute signature move, it’s not.  Listen, I know you won’t care what I have to say because let’s face it, I’m “stupid and don’t know anything,” but considering I come… Continue reading Dear Younger Me

5 Practical MUST Haves for Toddlers

Ok, disclaimer time…I don’t buy much for O these days because of our super tight budget.  However, she just had her first birthday, and random people have just been very generous!  I wanted to put a quick list together of the things that have totally saved my sanity and I would buy myself over and… Continue reading 5 Practical MUST Haves for Toddlers

October Writing Challenge: Something I’m Proud of This Week

To be honest, normally I would have to really think of something out of the ordinary hustle and bustle of life that I might be proud of. Not the case this time. In mid-September, my husband suddenly lost his youth ministry job, due to irreconcilable differences on doctrine…the church essentially feared and didn’t want to… Continue reading October Writing Challenge: Something I’m Proud of This Week

October Writing Challenge #4: A Controversial View You Have – 2016 Election, the Christian Choice, and How to Fix the Whole Mess

I promise, you will never really see anything political on this blog.  Actually, I was going to write this on a totally different issue originally, but then someone we know brought it up, accusingly. I do not believe that either political party is the “Christian” vote. You heard me. Both Republicans and Democrats have really… Continue reading October Writing Challenge #4: A Controversial View You Have – 2016 Election, the Christian Choice, and How to Fix the Whole Mess

October Instagram Challenge – A Festive Recipe – Apple Pie

We haven’t had a working oven over the summer, so when I created this Instagram Challenge and added this photo to it, I decided that I needed to take the opportunity to give us a treat outside the crockpot or grill.  So, I decided to make an apple pie.  Admittedly, it didn’t turn out the… Continue reading October Instagram Challenge – A Festive Recipe – Apple Pie

October Writing Challenge!

After October was two days underway, I suddenly decided I wanted to challenge myself to actually write every day this month.  With raising my family, writing tends to get pushed…I’m sure that sounds familiar to some! I went onto Pinterest, and other than these seemingly being so three years ago, the ones I was coming across… Continue reading October Writing Challenge!