Challenge A · Family Time · Getting Debt Free · Homeschool Group · Just Pictures · Milestones · Our Year Of Spending Fast · Schooling

Just Rambling

I can’t believe it’s October! This year is moving along pretty quickly. I’m ready for cooler temps, pumpkin everything & cozy clothes. Love this time of year. We have continued to pay off medical debt, over $20,000 so far. We’ve gotten off track over the last few months, so I’d like to do another spending… Continue reading Just Rambling


Beauty · Favorite Things and Recommendations · Instant Pot · Tips · Uncategorized

Favorite Things ~ February 2017

Things I’m loving right now: *Storing greens in a salad keeper preserves their freshness/crispness & I love the salad sheers from Pampered Chef *The Instant Pot I got for Christmas makes the best sweet potatoes & hard boiled eggs ever! *The Bowflex MaxTrainer trumps a treadmill a thousand times over. *Well People Foundation Stick, Well… Continue reading Favorite Things ~ February 2017

Dressings · Family Favorite · Homemade · Italian · Salads · Uncategorized

Italian Salad ~ a favorite recipe

Adapted from The Gingham Apron’s Italian Salad Recipe Staple recipe right here. The only change I make to the original recipe is that I add fresh mushrooms when I have them on hand. The creamy dressing is similar to Olive Garden’s. It may seem strange, but I think the celery makes it…don’t leave it out!… Continue reading Italian Salad ~ a favorite recipe

Biblical Womanhood · Contemplation · Convictions · Homemaking · insecurity · Milestones · Mothering · Uncategorized

Beginning of the Second Half

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore don’t be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” Ephesians 5:15,16 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12… Continue reading Beginning of the Second Half

Breaking News · Getting Debt Free · Our Year Of Spending Fast · Uncategorized

19 Days In (Our Year Spending Fast)

I can’t believe it has only been 19 days since our family began our year long spending fast. It feels like a journey we’ve been on longer than that! I must say though, it is going very well. God is blessing us with contentment, resolve, focus, & commitment. We are snowballing that nasty debt. This… Continue reading 19 Days In (Our Year Spending Fast)

Biblical Womanhood · Contemplation · Convictions · Obedience And Discipline · The Beautiful Gospel · Valley of Vision

Acknowledging My Own Dunghill

Searcher of Hearts, It is a good day to me when thou gives me a glimpse of myself; Sin is my greatest evil, but thou art my greatest good; I have cause to loathe myself, and not to seek self-honor, for no one desires to commend his own dunghill. My country, family, church fare worse… Continue reading Acknowledging My Own Dunghill