School is almost over and we are SO excited! Mom maybe more so than even some of the kids. But that's usually the way it is . . . we are ready for it to begin and ready for it to end! We are also getting ready for two sets of Indiana company to begin arriving next week - so you will find this blog even quieter and my freezer even … [Read more...] about Spring Pictures
I used to think spring was my favorite time of year. But this spring has been rather cold and cloudy . . . and I'm thinking summer is sounding really really awesome! I wonder if God ever looks down at us and shakes His head at how we have our favorite seasons - when He gave them to us for specific reasons. Life is like that, I guess. There are blessings in the summer and winter … [Read more...] about Spring Greenhouse
School mornings are a whirlwind of sorts by the time we get 8 people with eyes open, clothed, and fed. Then to get 6 of them out the door with lunches in hand. Somewhere in this whirlwind a little voice begins to yell, "Mom, I need dressed!" Oh yes. One got missed in the "getting clothed" part of the morning. So off to the bedroom we trot. Actually, I shuffle because my coffee … [Read more...] about These Days . . .
I will have to confess that my husband is the healthy one around here. This is true. He knows more about what our bodies need nutritionally than anyone I know! My idea of health is eating salad and all kinds of fresh fruit. And then playing in my garden and riding my bike. I know this makes me feel good mentally and physically - but he is the one who knows why it makes me feel … [Read more...] about Our Real Food Venture
If we don't keep at them, habits are easily lost. Such as writing on here. Even though I haven't written much this year, I realize it is something I don't wish to lose. Sometimes writing looks huge - especially when I am in the middle of winter doldrums and feel tired from serving my family in my day-to-day life. But Christ never stopped giving . . . He never stopped loving . . . … [Read more...] about Monday Thoughts
I was going to quickly put up a recipe post using an oldie goldie that I tried this Christmas. However, I got to looking through pictures, then we also went sledding, and now that one post will turn into three. Or more. You're welcome. These jello squares were a new recipe I tried for Christmas. I quickly took this picture using one of the leftover squares - just … [Read more...] about Christmas and Snow