July 29, 2016

Easy Family Dinners

Apr19

Welcome! Come join us as we find beauty amidst the bedlam of everyday life. Inspiration and encouragement for meal time, finances, home life, DIY and more. If you’re new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via email […]

Sunday Worship Music

Apr18

Worship is a means by which I express my awe, gratitude and whole hearted devotion to my Savior. What a privilege our praise team had in inviting others to join us as we worshiped together this past Sunday. 0411 Worship […]

How to Make Snowflake Crystals

Apr17

Homeschooling is so much a part of our every day life, but I realize it’s not something I address on my blog very often. With our oldest child weighing in at the ripe, old age of 16, and our youngest […]

Mega SwagBucks Friday

Apr16

Have you guys checked out Swagbucks yet? If not, you will want to take just a minute to read over my past posts. I can’t tell you how exciting it is to get items for free with no strings attached. […]

Frugal Fashionista Meets Dog Whisperer

Apr15

Life has gotten in the way of my Frugal Fashionista series and many of you have emailed wondering where it’s been on Fridays. Well, have no fear, my Frugal designer outfits (for less than $15) happen on a daily basis, […]

What Appliances Do You Use the Most?

Apr13

Appliance reality check. We have never had a “real” microwave. In fact, I was given our first 3′ by 3′ microwave a few years ago and then only used it to reheat single size portions. Last year, we “upgraded” to […]

(In)courage…the Little Things

Apr13

As we’re all trying to figure out what balance looks like in our own lives, I am certain of a few things. Sometimes it only takes an hour out of a seemingly hectic day to drop everything and simply go… […]

Starbucks Stock Up and a free cup on them

Apr12

When Starbucks first opened, I’ll never forget thinking,  “Who in the world would ever pay $3.50 for a cup of coffee?” Well, millions of consumers later,  Starbucks has laughed its way to the bank while many personal pocket books have […]

And then there was Rest…

Apr10

Do you remember those “all nighter” slumber parties as a girl? Do you remember how you felt the “day after”? Well, I think that feeling set in a bit early on our precious blessings. Good thing it’s the Sabbath… For […]

Painting a Laminate Cabinet Island

Apr7

For years, I dreamed of having an open kitchen with white cabinets. Envisioning it filled with family and friends was the goal. I knew that laminate cabinets were our option because the alternative was not in our budget, nor was […]