I HATE shopping. Yes, hate. It just totally overwhelms me: all the clothes, prices, sizes that fit differently, and all the people. Did I mention I’m an introvert? That means at a mall my battery drains fast. I was so excited when I heard about Stitch Fix. What is Stitch Fix Stitch Fix provides a… Continue reading Stitch Fix
I am raising my daughters to be homemakers. Whether they get married or not, they will have a home to take care of. I want to equip them while their young and as they grow how to keep a home. One of the ways that I have done that is to make my daughters a… Continue reading A Homemaking Journal for your Daughter
photo by misteraitch She walks into the great hall full of women, feeling very alone. Will anyone have a seat open? One that’s not saved for their best friend? Will they talk to me? Will they like me? She walks around the many full tables with her plate of food in her hands. Tables surrounded… Continue reading Which Woman are You?
I’ve been sharing what motivated me to start losing weight. Now I’d like to share a motivation that I got after I started. Inches. To date I have lost 9 inches. The number dropping on the scale is great but it’s the clothes getting looser that makes it all worth it and shows that my… Continue reading Journey to a Healthier Me : Motivation #4
Here are some great links I found this week: Gender-Inclusive Bible: A Good Idea? – True Woman : I love this post by Mary Kassian. She gives some great points of why adding gender-inclusiveness to the Bible is a bad idea. Barbecue Chicken Flatbreads – The Family Kitchen on Babble : This Barbecue Chicken Pizza looks so… Continue reading Links
One of the things I’ve enjoyed about the kids getting a little older is having more time to read. I don’t just mean parent how-to books or parenting magazines, although they do have their place. Looking back on 2009, I was surprised by the amount of books I have been able to read. Here are… Continue reading Reading
Today was a good day. We went to church and learned some good stuff about fear. I learned the right thing to do when my kids are scared—PRAY–DUH. Also that fear is a combination of pride and control. Hmmm, that must be why I worry so much–I’m a control freak. After church we had lunch… Continue reading Sabbath Rest (and play)