Little Dresses for Africa

In my last post, I mentioned that I was going to Africa.  I always thought this was something I would do when my kids were in college, but Africa has been on my heart for the past several years and I was beginning to wonder if there would ever be a “good” time. I was beginning … [Read more…]

My Quest for Less

A while back I posted about simplifying life.  But there was a time (actually there are many times) when I desired more.  Let me lay down one of the scenarios for you. It all started with piano lessons for our 6 year old son (who is very adamant that he is NOT taking piano lessons). … [Read more…]

Soup’s On – no knead bread

Last week I told you that I would be hosting Soup Sundays a few times a month. I thought it might be a fun idea to share my recipes with you.  I will include soup recipes, but also recipes for breads, salads and maybe even desserts. I know I’m always looking for some tasty new … [Read more…]

The three letter word that changed my life

We were once members of a great local church. It was a church we were deeply devoted to. A place where theology was not so black and white. A place where people could truly “come as they are.” It was growing, God was moving and we were serving the local community and the world. We … [Read more…]

Talking to kids about ADHD

I was going to take this blog in a new direction today. But I got a comment on last night’s post that got me thinking about another topic that could be helpful for parents.  Why did I choose to have my child labeled and how did I tell him? As you know, the decision to … [Read more…]

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Lately, I have been making my own laundry detergent. I’ve been doing it for the following reasons: The store bought stuff is pretty expensive & the brands I was using didn’t do a great job getting my clothes clean. I would like to know what’s in it. Scented laundry detergent can be toxic. When I … [Read more…]