Do You Stoop Without Sighing?

Today I’m over at MomLifeToday, sharing about the idea of serving our children without sighing. From the post, As a mom of young children, I can find myself sighing. Too often, actually. The cries for “more milk,” “Help me,” and “Read to me,” can seem endless. And, all too often, I sigh because I’m being […]

Booking It in October

It’s amazing to me that we started booking it ten months ago. Where did the year go? I hope that you’ve found some good reads thanks to this virtual book club. I know we have. Thanks to Carrie, our family enjoyed The Search for Delicious, a book I had never even heard of. The kids […]

Mentors, Chocolate, & A Giveaway

Photo Source: Paul (dex) Mrs. Marcy, Ms. Berge, Madame Stephenson, Michelle, Kathy, and Karen — these women don’t really know each other, but they all have something in common. Each was a mentor to me over the years. They helped me along this road, called life. Each played a significant role: my second grade teacher […]

He is Able

Photo Source: Pdam2 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. – 2 Corinthians 9:8

Cool Gifts for Free from Vista Print

We’ve got two birthdays coming up in a few weeks and then Christmas after that. So, like I said yesterday, I’m building my stash now. I loved browsing all the choices at Vista Print that are available — for free! Currently, you can get all of these items for free, though you do pay shipping. […]

Gearing Up for the Holidays (Frugal Friday)

Even though Christmas is still several weeks away, I know that it will be here in the twinkling of an eye. And since I want to enjoy the season as much as possible and NOT get caught up in the craziness that often accompanies Christmas, I’m doing a few things to gear up. 1. Start […]

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Photo Source: Magnus D Thank you to everyone who completed my survey from a few weeks ago. It was very enlightening to read what you like, what you want, what you could live without. Dessert, especially chocolate, was a keeper. See how much we have in common? Some of your questions made me laugh — […]

Planning the Day

Photo Source: Flik One of the things that has really thrown me for a loop over the last few years is the necessity to implement a daily schedule. You know, an hour by hour schedule. A timetable. A “do-this-at-8-and-do-that-an-hour-later” kind of thing. I do not like “schedules.” I never put my babies “on a schedule.” […]