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?
Where the writing begins. Simple. Easy. Real. Honest. I have a lot to say. Maybe nobody wants to hear it. However, here are a few random facts about me. I am Jesus’ girl. First and foremost in everything. I love to write and been keeping a journal and/or writing since I was thirteen years old.… Continue reading Faith, family, and frugality
The average American family has credit card debt of just over $16,000 and total overall debt of $132,000. What? That is crazy! I hate debt. We have no credit cards. We quit using them years ago. We have no student loans either. We do have a mortgage and I cannot wait until the day it… Continue reading Debt and a Frugal Mindset
Grandparents and Life Lessons My great grandparents were a very important part of my life. Life at their farmhouse stood still when you were there. I can still see my grandma (just barely over 4 ft) standing at the kitchen counter making her famous cinnamon rolls. I can clearly remember my grandfather sitting on the… Continue reading 13 Depression-era Life Lessons for Christians to have a Successful Life
Thanksgiving is great, isn’t it? The day that you have been planning, buying, and preparing for is almost here. You can almost taste the turkey, smell the pie, and see the smiling faces of your loved ones around you. Your heart and home will both be filled with warmth as you count your blessings on… Continue reading Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined
My son. Master Lego builder. Creative genius. Entrepreneurial spirit. Mama’s boy. Daddy’s right hand man. Backwards shirt Inside out blue jeans Shoes on wrong feet Socks often worn for days My little man is home sick from school today. He is the kid who runs fresh from the bath right outside to a dirt pile.… Continue reading Raising a son
As a young wife and mother who has the desire to find the truth about homemaking, marriage, and finances; where are you supposed to turn? The World Wide Web can be a confusing map on the information highway. Are you seeking the truth, but confused about where to turn? Do you need some money saving… Continue reading My Favorite Top Ten Christian Blogs