Book Review & Giveaway: Jesus Helps Me by Callie Grant

 This book was provided by Graham Blanchard Publishing through Shelton Interactive for the purpose of review. This post contains an affiliate link. See my disclosure policy for more details. When my girls were little, I spent countless hours reading to them. I remember how much they loved board books. The thick pages were easy for them […]

Weekly Menu Plan 2/1/16

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more details. Happy Monday, friends and welcome to February! We’re enjoying a warm start to the month and it has me thinking ahead to spring. I’m looking forward to starting my garden preparations. I will be starting small this year with just a few things […]

Follow The Compassion Bloggers In Ecuador

Compassion blogger trips have a special place in my heart. It’s how I first learned of the work of Compassion which over the years has lead to my family sponsoring our three Compassion children. Sponsorship has been life-changing for us. Opening our eyes to the reality poverty and saying yes to God’s calling to care the for poor has allowed us […]

Fun Family Activities To Help You Avoid Cabin Fever This Winter

I’m not a cold weather person. If possible, I would hibernate all winter long. That’s not very realistic though so I’ve learned that you have to make the most of it. If you have kids, especially little ones, things can get a bit hairy and cabin fever can set in if you limit activities due to the […]

January 2016 Highlights

We are wrapping up January. Did it really just go by that fast? Apparently so. We had a couple of fun highlights this month. We celebrated my husband’s birthday and were treated to some really lovely weather that allowed us to enjoy some time at the beach. I didn’t do a particularly great job of […]

Weekly Menu Plan 1/25/16

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more details. Hi, friends! We are heading into the last week of January already. We enjoyed a restful weekend here. It was cold but we didn’t have to deal with any snow like so many people. I hope all of you dealing with all that […]

Frugal Tip Friday: Don’t Waste It

My cooking skills have improved dramatically over the years but I’m by no means an Iron Chef. I can create simple dishes that taste good most of the time but I still have some failures from time to time. Since changing my eating habits over the last eight months or so, I often find myself […]