Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! If you shudder at the thought of all the sugar, food dyes, and sketchy ingredients looming just around the corner in the form of valentine treats, these non-candy valentine ideas are for you. In honor of my crew of three boys, these valentines are geared toward the guys but would work equally well for gal pals. Read More
Marriage is not always easy, but you probably don’t need me to tell you that.
12-and-a-half years of marriage don’t make me an expert, but Read More
Use the discount to cross off another person from your Christmas list, or to treat yourself to one of my top picks for your home library…
PS–Remember to take advantage of these great deals from a few of my favorite natural retailers: All Natural Black Friday Deals. Save big on makeup, skin care, gluten-free foods, and more!
Don’t you just love place card holders?
The possibilities are endless…use them to label food dishes, announce a special message, provide instructions, display photos, add Read More
At the beginning of our marriage in 2003, we had a lot of debt. Over $80k, to be exact. It seemed insurmountable, but with some great resources (more on that later), and God’s provision, we were debt free within three years. And we did it without high paying jobs and while continuing to tithe 10% of our income.Read More
Mothering is hard, exhausting work. And that’s on a good day! There comes a season for every mother when she is tempted to throw in the towel (if only she could find a clean one, as Crystal Paine likes to say), when she genuinely wonders whether her failures as a mother can possibly be redeemed.Read More
You may have noticed a lack of blog posts over the past few weeks…Not to worry, I’m still here!
The truth of the matter is, Read More
It’s been a while since I’ve posted about what I’m reading. The main reason for that, my friends, is sleep deprivation.
Baby Bro is now 13 months old, and finally sleeping through the night! (That’s a story for another day.) This means my brain is functioning somewhat normally again, andRead More
Are you looking for a simple, effective, and toxin-free spray to use in your organic garden? You’ll love this Easy Garden Spray with Essential Oils! It’s especially effective against squash bugs.
Our square foot garden consists of 4 large wooden boxes separated and surrounded by a grid of substantial walkways, which means we’ve experimented with several options over the years for keeping those areas mulched and free of weeds.
Based on our own experience, here are my top three tips for creating affordable walkways in the vegetable garden…Read More