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Saluting Those Who’ve Fought For Our Freedoms

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Sweet Treat for Your Sweeties – Giveaway Opportunity

We got to taste a new sweet treat this past week. Read my review of Jolly Llama Sorbets and enter to win a case for yourself!

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Giveaway Winner and This Week on URS: Special Diet/Food Allergy

  Thanks to everyone who’s contributed to Ultimate Recipe Swap in the past few weeks. Love the recipes you’ve suggested. Can’t wait to go through them.   Past winners that I am pleased to announce: Bach for Breakfast goes to Vickie from Vickie’s Michigan Garden. Susan Branch’s Autumn goes to Joanne V.  Please send me […]

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Vote for Me! {Shameless Plea}

You would want to know if I’d been nominated for a blogging award, right? Well, I was. I am. I is! Pop over to the Homeschool Post and Get Your Vote On! I’ve been nominated for Best “Live What You Believe” Homeschool Blog. It’s an honor to be nominated. I find myself in the company of […]

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Jolly Llama Squeezable Sorbets – A Review giveaway closed

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, MOLLIE! Frozen treats go pretty quickly at our house. It wasn’t too many months ago that I stocked up on 6 or 7 “sorta half-gallons” of ice cream. We’re down to the last one or two. Even when the weather has got a little chill to […]

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Thinking of Thanksgiving: Hosting a Big Dinner

Many of today’s women don’t know the ins and outs of home making. Most schools no longer teach home economics. And if your own mother worked outside the home, chances are you may not have grown up with much teaching in the way of housekeeping and meal preparation. These are not obsolete skills. It’s good […]

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Why Today is Special

Forgive me if you’ve heard this story before. But, today is a special day in my family. Not only is it FishBoy8’s 9th birthday, but it also marks a good, but painful journey that God took us down ten years ago in teaching us about Himself, His Sovereignty, and His Great Love for us. Amazing […]

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Get a Good Habit Going Challenge: Baby Steps Toward the Goal

This is the second week of the “Get a Good Habit Going” Challenge. We’re working together to offer support and encouragement to change some bad habits and start some new and good practices. Why not wait for January when everyone gets a fresh start? Because life is happening today! Life is passing by. And it’s […]

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