Technology and a Better You

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Thankfully, I married a husband whom routinely reflects on improving and bettering himself as a husband, as a father, as a businessman, as a human being. With the fresh beginnings a New Year… Continue reading

{Food Find}: Alpendough

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I recently made an unspeakable mistake, grocery shopping when I was hungry, really hungry. Gasp! I know you’re thinking, “Rookie”, with a little sneery-face right? This was not good for my budget, and… Continue reading

Displaying Christmas and Holiday Cards

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Do you prefer to hang, tuck away in a basket, stack on the countertop, mount, or hide your Christmas and Holiday cards? With my infatuation with saving every letter and card (see this… Continue reading

{New Year’s Resolutions}~Why Wait?

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I’m not a New Year’s Resolution kind of person.  My husband found this appalling last January when he sat down to write his out.  He encouraged our ten year old daughter to sit… Continue reading

/Healing Winter Hands Series/: Step 3 ~ Hand Sanitizing Spray

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…our body is pretty good at protecting us and fighting for us, if we allow it. Did you know that there are good bacteria too? When we allow our skin to develop the good bacteria, it actually destroys the bad bacteria AND helps our skin build and turn over new skin cells.

Initiate Pay it Forward

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I’m up for a challenge and an incentive to keep the season of giving alive. Over the last two years, I have switched up our This Jar of Questions to be the Mason Jar… Continue reading

Gluten and Dairy Free No Bake Cookies

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No bake cookies are one of my comfort foods. I still remember opening a big box of them that my grandmother made and sent to me in the freshmen dorms. She sent me a package once a month that year.

The writing of a Christmas letter

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My mom got me started on this tradition: the writing of a Christmas letter. Many times I have sat and read through her Christmas letters…so heart-warming to recreate those times in my life… Continue reading

Organizing your Christmas shopping list

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If you are anything like me, then having an organizational method to your holiday and Christmas shopping takes a lot of stress out of the task. And I love checking a box for… Continue reading

Charitable and Gifts of Giving

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There are many ways to give this Holiday season. Here are a variety: Operation Christmas Child from Samaritan’s Purse You still have time to drop off a box.  Collection dates are November 16-23. Or… Continue reading