Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of [...]

Autumn Lyrics

  The mornings I can sit down and write are few and far between, but given the kids are fast asleep, and the coffee is strong and the house is deep in quiet... I'll grab the clock and slow down time, to dwell on things usually unseen. A group of leaves depart for earth, their [...]

SMILE Tag

Hi, everyone! Ciarra from Ciarralorren created this fabulous new tag called SMILE, and I love the concept! I always strive for this blog to be a place of peace and encouragement ... As ciarraloren so eloquently states, "WE are the ones who determine whether or not this is a place of comfort, happiness and joy. So, let’s make [...]

The Meaning Behind My Blog Name

After five years of blogging and nearly two years of running A Fresh Brewed Faith, I wanted to devote a post to the reasons behind this blog's name, and why I've chosen to make blogging such a passionate hobby of mine. It seems like there are always moments - on my blog and in my life - that require newness. A [...]

Favorite Things Friday: Spring Break!

What does your "spring break" look like? Traveling to see family? Taking a day or two off work? Having all your kids home from school? Catching up on spring cleaning? Planting a garden? Ours is kind of a conglomeration of all of the above! Since our March schedule is a bit crazy, we've decided to [...]