Pinterest Ideas for Girls

The other day I had a couple of extra girls here and they were scouring Pinterest for things to do because it was so very cold outside. Well they found some great Pinterest ideas for girls. They made suckers out of Jolly Ranchers and melted crayons into fun pieces of artwork.  A few paper candy […]

Homeschool Organization Ideas

With homeschooling comes LOTS and LOTS of stuff in your home, doesn’t it? And how does one manage all of this stuff? We are a family of 8 in a 1400 square feet home. We don’t have any “extra” space for non-essentials, but with homeschooling comes a lot of different essentials. School supplies, teacher supplies, […]

5 Ways to Save at Aldi

I am not sure if Aldi stores are nationwide or only in certain areas but they are in my area and I love that store. It is my main source of cheap (frugal), healthy food for my family. I can walk out of my Aldi store with a cart full to overflowing for less than […]

Lego Cruise Ship

Have you ever wondered how to build a Lego Cruise Ship? I never was much for Legos when I was growing up, but my husband built with them all the time. He is now passing that passion and art onto our oldest son.   They didn’t have a kit and they didn’t use directions. It […]

Long Days of Motherhood

  Dear Fellow Mom, We are in this together. This season of exhaustion, and long days. They seem forever don’t they? These long days of motherhood stretch before us endlessly. They push us to our limits and even beyond. Who knew one could go without sleep for weeks or months at a time!!! Or one […]

Serving the Lord

Colossians 3:23-24 23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, 24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. The thought stops me in my tracks. While I have spent countless minutes dreading the daunting task of 6 loads of […]

At Home Fitness Plan

Over the next few weeks I will be enjoying the help of a personal trainer while in the comfort of my home. The at home fitness plan that I will be following was put together by my long time blogging friend, Samantha. When we met years ago I was truly inspired by Samantha’s commitment to […]

Merry Christmas

As the holiday season is now here, I want to wish all of you, my dear friends a very Merry Christmas from my family to yours. I will be absent here on the blog until after the new year as my husband is off work and we have lots of family time planned. I pray […]