New Adventures through Trades of Hope

It's SPRING! Our little house by the prairie has tons of new daffodils and pear tree blossoms, a few new bird nests around the yard, and freshly tilled garden beds, so now seemed like the perfect time to announce something new in my own life. I've decided to start my own business through Trades of [...]

Cup of Christmas Cheer

Our tree is up, the lights are glowing, Christmas-cheer-cup overflowing.   Presents wrapped and fire aglow, ready for the first big snow.   Candles lit and spirits bright, Christ, come into our home tonight. Merry Christmas, readers!    

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 [...]

Praying Through Cooking

I promise I didn't originally plan for this post to come out the week after Thanksgiving...but it is fitting, isn't it? 😉 Whether or not your family has leftovers from the big turkey day in your fridge or freezer, you're likely to get back to the grind of daily cooking again soon. And for those [...]

Spread {Christmas!} Joy Instagram Campaign

Hi, beautiful homemakers! Today's post is just for you! If you've followed my involvement on Instagram lately, you'll know I've helped host two #iamajoyfulhomemaker campaigns created by Abby Barstow from The Joyful Homemaker's Club. This Christmas season Abby has created yet another amazing Instagram campaign, designed to connect wives and mamas all around the country. [...]