The Art of Being Thankful for the Every Day

This month, more than any other, we tend to look far and wide for things to be thankful for. Your Family. Your Job. Your Health. You get the idea. I do it to. But it starts to seem more like we do it out of habit at one time during the year rather than a heartfelt meaningful gratefulness. … [Continue reading]

Plain Peace by Beth Wiseman a Book Review


About the Book:  Anna loves the grandfather who raised her, but his strict adherence to the Ordnung is scaring away any boy who might be interested in her—except newcomer Jacob. In normal circumstances Anna Byler would have her choice of any of the young men in her Amish community. But because … [Continue reading]

I’m Over at Golden Grasses Today -a Guest Post

I'm guest posting over at Golden Grasses today on taking care of yourself as well as you care for your family. Drop by Nitty Gritty -Don't Be Sorry … [Continue reading]

At Home in Dogwood Mudhole an Schoolhouse Review

This past month we got to review At Home in Dogwood Mudhole: Nothing That Eats by Franklin Sanders. My daughter took one look at the cover of this … [Continue reading]

Celebrating “Gotcha Day!”


This month marks National Adoption month around the country and there are tons of special stories and moments being shared as a forever a family comes … [Continue reading]

Meaningful Monday

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Yes I know it's almost Tuesday and I'm just now getting around to my Meaningful Monday post.  Happy Veteran's Day Scripture Reading: We are focusing … [Continue reading]

What’s on the Menu for the Week Starting Monday November 11, 2013

  Even though I write my menus down they always end up changing. Last week nothing went as planned. I'm just too much of an experimenter in … [Continue reading] Math and English Practice: A Schoolhouse Review


We're in the midst of reviewing for the Schoolhouse Review Crew. Normally by now I say we just finished a review but with I say in … [Continue reading]

How much did I cost?…


  My mother tried to control her laughter as I struggled to come up with a good answer to this question. Where did I come from? I … [Continue reading]

Go in Together and Get the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle for Less

Still on the fence about the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle? Now you can pay with paypal and get 3 bundles for the price of 2. Find out … [Continue reading]