We went to visit my brother today. The kids know him only through our memories, but they do know him.
Burdened with the weight of all there is to teach them, I was also struck once again with gratitude... for this earthly life is … [Keep reading…]
I may fall flat on my face with this whole "planning all three meals" thing for the summer, but... well... it wouldn't be the first time and it certainly won't be the last! Here goes -
scrambled eggs, whole wheat cinnamon raisin … [Keep reading…]
I am so excited about Donielle's new Try it Tuesday challenge! (never mind that I'm nearly a week behind...) What great motivation to work toward a healthier family and healthier home.
Here are some things I'm trying this week.
I'm trying to … [Keep reading…]
It's that time again!
Bring on the summer sun...
... and the soggy pants. ;-)
What Finer Things are you celebrating this week? Link up and let us know! Please link to your Finer Things post and leave a link directing your readers … [Keep reading…]
In this thought-provoking post over at Faith and Family Live, Danielle asks "How much do you spend on groceries?" After adding my own thoughts and comparing my spending to that of other families, it hit me.
What we spend on groceries compared … [Keep reading…]
The only thing I know that can turn this
Get yourself a bucket of Oxi Clean. For all matters of filthiness, and stains both new and old, soak the offending garment in Oxi Clean for a day or two. Wash as usual (I … [Keep reading…]
Judging by my latest Dillons ad, you'd think there was some big holiday weekend coming or something... ;-)
Great Memorial Day meal fixin's are available. You might plan for...
brawtwurst ($3.99/Johnsonville 6-pack, … [Keep reading…]
When my firstborn was new, she and I wiled away the hours sleeping snuggling and bonding in the recliner, and on the couch... and in my bed.
My middle child; another snuggler. I'm pretty sure that when Lance would arrive home from work he'd … [Keep reading…]
Need a quick cool down for your summer beverages?
When we host a cookout, we usually serve drinks out of two or three large jugs. One for water, one for tea, and sometimes one for lemonade. Skipping the hassle (and cost) of dragging an extra … [Keep reading…]