Family

Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

I don’t know about anyone else here in the Midwest, but this summer’s hot, sticky, cut-with-a-knife humidity has basically rendered me useless everywhere except my basement! It's. So. Hot. But with two wiggly, energetic kids (and a couple of wiggly, energetic indoor pets) we all end up needing some quiet, fun activities to accomplish in… Continue reading Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

Baking List · Gluten Free · Home Life · Recipes

Strawberry Blackberry Pie

This last Sunday we didn’t have any plans for the afternoon, so our family went blackberry picking our church community garden.   We filled a wicker basket so heavy neither of my kids could carry it! When we got home and washed everything up, we discovered that we had picked almost a gallon (!) of… Continue reading Strawberry Blackberry Pie

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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… Continue reading Praying Through Cooking

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Praying Through Decluttering

Clutter. Stuff can so easily accumulate and clutter. But this post isn't about capsule wardrobes, donating to charity or living simply (all good things, though). It's about continuously choosing joy  while decluttering our minds and homes - with God's love, through God's love, for the love of our families. Picking up after family members -… Continue reading Praying Through Decluttering

Family · Home Life

Fall Bucket List 2017

Happy First Week of Fall, everyone! My favorite season is finally here, and I finally feel more than justified busting out the pumpkin spice candles and warm scarves!  One of my favorite things to do each fall is to create a bucket list of fun, fall-themed activities for our family to do together before the holiday… Continue reading Fall Bucket List 2017