Month: October 2017

Parenting & the Pumpkin Patch

Parenting & the Pumpkin Patch

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. So it says in Ecclesiastes 3:1 and so it is with the annual family trek to the pumpkin patch.  I was struck with this realization the other day when Greg and I […]

Finding My Marching Orders in Psalm 37

Finding My Marching Orders in Psalm 37

I am not unused to seeing my name in the Bible.  The story of the Visitation when Mary travels to be with Elizabeth during her pregnancy is one of my favorites.  I knew that Mary, Martha, and Lazarus were from Bethany.  And I’d heard or […]

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

Wouldn’t it be absolutely magical if you could just dump a bunch of ingredients in a pot and…POOF!…dinner was ready in a matter of hours? Cue the glitter and magical unicorns, man, because this is what I’m giving you today!  A round-up of crockpot recipes […]

7 Ways to Pamper a New (but not first-time) Mom

7 Ways to Pamper a New (but not first-time) Mom

Let’s just start this off with a general disclaimer, shall we?  Two things absolutely need to be said before we go any further with this blog post. I love babies.  Particularly newborns, but really any baby is absolutely divine. Sisters are a gift from God […]

The Proof is in the Podcast

The Proof is in the Podcast

Who doesn’t love a good podcast?!  OK, maybe that’s not a fair question.  I mean, considering I only started listening to them in the last year or so and apparently they’ve been a “thing” for a decade…  Whatever. Anyway, I thought I would just take […]

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

If it’s fall, it must be apple time! I have such fond childhood memories of going apple picking.  Every year, we would visit Eckert’s in Millstadt, IL.  We’d ride the wagon out into the orchards and fill our bags and our bellies with beautiful reds […]