So, I don’t know about you, but I’m in complete denial about my kids starting school in a couple weeks (and what’s up Costco, Halloween costumes already?!?) If only I could add on an extra month to the summer holiday, nevertheless, back-to-school season is just around the corner. Here are the top 5 items TheBoy … More Top 5 Kindergarten Essentials
Let’s face it, this is the age of minimalism. Or at least, aspired minimalism. We all crave a space that is clean, organized, purposeful, and visually pleasing. It sounds so simple! But seriously, it’s not. I long for that serene space. I am constantly attempting to achieve this lofty goal, and constantly falling incredibly short. … More Organize all the things! (or, 10 steps to KonMari your home)
We have excitedly harvested quite a few zucchinis this Summer already and have enjoyed spiralized zucchini pasta, sautéed zucchini and a couple yummy soups, but I was inspired by a friend who was baking with her zucchinis today and thought I might make up my own muffin recipe. (She actually sent me a delicious looking … More Zucchini Lemon Blueberry Muffins – Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free and delicious!
Life has been confusing lately. It’s been full of ‘wait a minute’s’ and ‘did God really say that’s?’ and ‘what if’s.’ God has been gracious to us- so gracious. He’s called us to a couple years full of adventure and change. We knew this part of our life would be brief, and it seems that … More Leslie: 10 Things
The hot weather is upon us and my kids have been begging me for popsicles. I’m not a huge fan of all the sugar and other stuff that’s thrown into most grocery-store versions, plus, I can make my own for a fraction of the cost, so here’s my latest “winner, winner, chicken dinner” (as Jeremiah … More kefir & kale popsicles – that my kids love!
To the new moms, the seasoned ones, foster, adoptive and step moms, to those who care for others (fur babies included) as their mom figure, we want to say Happy Mother’s Day! May this be a day in which you are celebrated and cherished…may this be a day where you are loved. And to those who … More mother’s day printable
This week a friend texted me and said “I’m having a low day. Please pray for me.” She has cancer. She recently had surgery and is now undergoing pretty intense chemotherapy. She’s optimistic and fighting, but I can’t imagine walking in her shoes. She has two small boys. I have another friend whose 7 year … More When my life is hard
Do you journal? This is something that I’ve done on and off over the years, but haven’t stuck to consistently. In 2015 on my birthday I committed to daily journaling and, of course, giving myself grace for the days that I miss (and yes there have been a few). The days when I am able … More Tricia: Journaling is good for the soul!
If you have a child and if you have an iPad, it’s safe to say that at some point, both have met. When my boys first discovered my iPad, I had made sure to not only download educational apps, but many Bible apps as well. The boys, who are now 4 and 2, love reading … More [Family Friday] Our 3 Favourite Bible Apps
I really love cooking, but sometimes I don’t have enough time to spend on making a great meal, so I like to have a few secret recipe cards ready to whip out when I’m short! One of our favourites is a Chinese-style recipe…it’s been a favourite for years in our home. Ingredients: 500g minced chicken … More Hazel-Ann: Tasty Mushroom Chicken