Foodie Friday! Fried Cheese Roll and Flaky Biscuits {Jan 9, 2015}

I take a lot of pictures of food. Food on my plate, food on the stove, food at the market. I love food. I enjoy cooking and eating almost as much as I *love* sleeping. Wow, that makes me sounds lazy. Oh well, I guess it is what it is. Because I know so many of you out there enjoy food too, I thought I’d start sharing what goes on (food-wise ) in our house … Read more…

Heart Parenting ~ Motivate Your Child

I am excited to share with you about a new book I’m reading this month — Motivate Your Child: A Christian Parent’s Guide to Raising Kids Who Do What They Need to Do Without Being Told. Doesn’t that sound amazing? Isn’t that what every parent wants for their kids? God’s Word gives us a better way to parent, one that builds strong internal motivation in children. When parents change the way they parent, kids change the way they live.Motivate Your … Read more…

Reading through the Bible in 100 days (with the bigs)

Reading through the Bible in 100 days (with the bigs) I have never read the Bible from cover to cover. There. I said it. Does that make me less of a Christian? No. Does that mean that I’ve missed out on a lot of God knowledge. YES. Two things have occurred recently that brought my attention back to that embarrassing fact. 1. His Mercy is New did a blog post about reading through the Bible in … Read more…

Sunday Notes {Jan 4, 2015}

As I write this, my guys (husband and Oscar) are watching football, my two littlest girls are napping and my middle two are joyfully playing Chutes and Ladders. Moments like this are rare. Everyone contently occupied and mommy actually has a moment to write(!!!). A few days ago I wrote about my word for 2015 being Faithful, Today in church, our pastor started a series on Faith- Faith Goals or God Goals to be specific. … Read more…

I hope to be found Faithful {2015 Word}

Don’t you just love new beginnings? I sure do. A chance to start over, to restore broken relationships, or perhaps just finally begin something you’ve meant to do for a while. You can’t undo what is done but you can always move forward on a better path. That is exactly what I’m hoping going to do this year. I’ve thought and prayed about a word for 2015, a word that could be worked into each area … Read more…