Money

Seven Surprising Ways to Save Money

Money tight?  Is your budget in the red at the end of each month?  Wondering how you are going to pay your bills? When money is tight, stop using a credit card or obtaining another loan to pay for something.  Money does not grow on trees, there is not an endless supply of money for… Continue reading Seven Surprising Ways to Save Money

Blogging · Encouragement

Potluck Sunday: Have You Smiled at Somebody Today?

Once a month we have a potluck at church.  We all bring a dish or two to pass and enjoy lunch after service. It is a great way to spend an afternoon.  Talking and enjoying fellowship with each other. How often do you people enjoy each others company these days? It is easy to get… Continue reading Potluck Sunday: Have You Smiled at Somebody Today?

Encouragement

The Power of Forgiveness

We have been forgiven. The price has been paid. We are called to forgive others as well. But do you forgive yourself? Whoa? What? Forgive ourselves? For past mistakes and sins. If you have asked forgiveness the slate has been wiped clean. But have you forgiven yourself? Do you live in tormented by some long… Continue reading The Power of Forgiveness

Encouragement

Anxiety controlling you?

Overwhelmed? Anxious? Trying to tame the beast? Feel like your life is out of control? Trust me I have been there. You are not alone. Life gets that way. At least for me it does.  I feel like I have somewhat borderline OCDish (that’s a word, right?)  tendencies because I like to have things perfect… Continue reading Anxiety controlling you?

Health

Making healthier choices.

Health and fitness. Nutrition. Diets. Weight loss programs. Heading to the gym. Perfect workouts. Eat this not that. Low carb. High protein. Bariatric surgery.  No GMO’s. There is a myriad of information floating around out there on the internet. All proclaim to have the answer when it comes to health, fitness, and nutrition and it… Continue reading Making healthier choices.

Marriage

WILL I SURVIVE THIS THING CALLED MOTHERHOOD?

MOM! MOM! MOM! Kid #1 “Mom, mom, mommy” Kid #3 interrupting kid #1, “MOM!” Kid #6 “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy” (interrupting all the others) Me:” Quit mommying me to death.” Kid #1 “Mom?” Me: “I changed my name. I will no longer answer to anything you previously called me.” Kids: “To what? Mommy, mom, mother,… Continue reading WILL I SURVIVE THIS THING CALLED MOTHERHOOD?

Marriage

Finding Freedom in Your Role as Keeper of the Home

Am I Oppressed?   Years ago, I often felt like I did all of the work. I felt like I was unappreciated. I felt as if my husband did not understand me.   This resulted in a selfish, whiny wife that reacted from emotion and treated her husband unfairly.   My immaturity caused many problems… Continue reading Finding Freedom in Your Role as Keeper of the Home

Encouragement · Health

Making Healthier Choices as a Woman

RECIPES AND HEALTH Every Friday in our Facebook group, Training Keepers of the Home, we share tips on health and/or recipes. This got me thinking about health in general and that as women how we often put ourselves last when it comes to our own health.   Many women truly do put their families first… Continue reading Making Healthier Choices as a Woman

Marriage

19 Essential Cleaning Products For Your Home

Knock Knock Is your house ready for company at a moments notice? Would there be a mad scramble to hide everything in sight if somebody knocked on your door? Does the thought of cleaning your house make you want to call a maid? Cleaning your house does not have to be overwhelming, especially if you… Continue reading 19 Essential Cleaning Products For Your Home