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15 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget

In two days January will be over. Wasn’t it just Christmas? Seriously, it seems like we just took the tree down.  January flew by this year as it always does for my family in a frenzy of flurried snow days at home with my kiddos, Bible studies, and downhill skiing. While I purposely do not… Continue reading 15 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget

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Cherish These Days…For They Go By Too Quickly

Nobody tells you that once you become a mother you lose all sense of privacy and noise becomes part of the equation. The more children you have the potential for more noise increases.  My husband and I have six children and my hearing has been dulled. What did you just say?  I cannot hear you!… Continue reading Cherish These Days…For They Go By Too Quickly

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Five Tips to Help You Become an Organized Homemaker

  Whether you have a large or small home. Or you have a large or small family, becoming an organized homemaker will help your home become an efficient home.     Five Tips for Homemakers to Help Maintain an Extremely Efficient Home Five Rules to Help You Become a Better Organized Homemaker Rule #1: PUT… Continue reading Five Tips to Help You Become an Organized Homemaker

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Six Reasons Why I Have Been Accused of Being a Mean Mom

Are You a Mean Mom? I tell my children “no” frequently. I say no to playing on electronics, grabbing junk food, and staying up late. What I have gotten in return are children that play outside, enjoying eating fruit, and are well rested in the morning. I send them to school when they say they… Continue reading Six Reasons Why I Have Been Accused of Being a Mean Mom

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Honoring Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

My Story of Loss I vividly remember that day over five years ago when you took your last breath.  The atmosphere in the room changed at that moment. We were all aware that your spirit had left us. You were no longer in pain and no longer had to suffer. As the tears began to… Continue reading Honoring Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day