The best part was when one of the kids said, “This is the best Valentine’s Day ever!”
In a world that tells us we deserve better. I want to remind my kids what we don’t. I want my kids to remember that all we’re given, it’s all grace, a gift. That’s why it’s important to me that they send thank you cards. I like to have them make their own because it’s… Continue reading Thank You Cards
It’s Christmas Eve eve (or some might say Christmas Adam) and today I am living out the Average Housewife title. I haven’t done any Christmas shopping yet. Gasp! That means today is the day. I have procrastinated to this last moment because we weren’t sure what we would allow ourselves to spend with our tight… Continue reading Joining the Christmas Rush
My friend Adam is on staff at the MCBI radio network in central Minnesota. After he read my post on Advent, that I wrote earlier this week, he called and asked if he could interview me about it. I’m not much of a public speaker, but I obliged. Below you can listen to the interview… Continue reading Launch Day Radio Interview
Christmas time is a busy baking season. It’s the only time of the year when you get out your Christmas cookie cutters, make candy cane cookies, and other countless tasty treats. Every year we make chocolate covered pretzels. Who can resist the contrasting taste of sweet and salty. Another one of our favorites is Peanut… Continue reading Make-do Double Boiler
Advent is not a word I remember hearing while growing up. I don’t think I really knew what it was until I was an adult. At our current church we hear about Advent continuously. I am pretty confident that my kids know the meaning through church and what we teach them at home. Advent-the coming… Continue reading Advent
Since we’ve had kids, we’ve had to make a lot of decisions. Who should be their doctor, teacher, babysitter. What books they should read and movies they can see. What food to let them eat or make them eat. How and where to celebrate holidays. One of those holidays is Halloween.