{Father’s Day Weekend At A Glance}

Our family made a decision almost two years ago to live off of one income in order that I could stay home with the kids. It’s a sacrifice. Yet it’s one we are willing to make. It’s not easy to step out of the ‘normal’. Especially during the holidays. In the United States, holidays such […]

{Building Dad Up With Your Words (& Free Printable)}

I didn’t have a father in our home growing up. Sadly, I cannot tell you what it’s like to rejoice as a child  celebrating ‘Dad’. As I shared with you last week {here}, Father’s Day to me was a holiday which brought with it lots of hurt and bitterness. Back in 2005, at 24 years […]

{More Father’s Day Ideas}

Good morning ya’ll. The weekend is right around the corner. If you haven’t already started, make sure to set aside some time to come up with ideas (and implement them) on how you will celebrate the special dads in your life.   {Weekend Challenge} Finish creating your gift list and idea list. Needs some ideas? […]

{Celebrating Father’s Day }

Father’s Day is quickly approaching and I know one special guy who deserves to be spoiled and treated. So how do you let that special dad in your life know just how much they mean to you? I have to admit, I’m new at this. Although I’ve been married for 6 years and we celebrate […]

{Good Friday}

It’s Good Friday. Today we remember the death of Jesus. Today, I am reminded of all in me that needs to die so that He may live. Today, I’m starving the flesh. I’m killing areas of me that have long fought to stay alive. Today, I sacrifice…a sacrifice which is so small in comparison to […]

{Spring & Easter: Fun and crafts}

Since Spring hit the calendar, we’ve been working on some crafts and having fun with food. Some are really easy, others took more work and time. But all of them, were fun and helped bring in the Spring-time atmosphere and fun. {Coffee Filter Butterflies} We simply took coffee filters and used Food Coloring to splash […]

{Make Your Own Resurrection Eggs}

For the past couple of days, we’ve been learning about Easter here at home. I wanted to find a way to teach my daughter the real reason for Easter, the reason of our faith- Jesus, His sacrificial demonstration of love on the cross, and His glorious resurrection. In order to teach her this in a […]

{Update: Christmas Baking}

Hey ya’ll,  I hope you didn’t think I forgot about you. My modem broke down after so many years of using it. I was left without access to my internet and let me just say… those were 3 very long days!!! You cannot imagine the happy dance I did when I drove up to my […]

{Family Time: Building a Nativity}

It’s Wednesday!!! Another favorite day of the week for me because I get to share with you some of the awesome crafts and fun things I’ve done with my children. I have a Nativity set that comes out every Christmas. I love it and it seems to have found another fan… my 4-year-old daughter. The […]

{Preparing Your Heart For a New Year…}

I am so glad you decided to stop by today! Why? Because it’s December 8th and in just a few short weeks, we will be done with 2011. Can you believe that?  Can you believe that we are getting ready to celebrate Christmas followed by a brand New Year?! Let me start with this great […]