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Happy Birthday, Lydia!

 

It is my little girls birthday today. I decided to do a little interview with her, so I could share with you some special things about her. How old are you? 8 What is your favorite food? Strawberries Favorite book? Wind Dancers, Rainbow Magic Fairies, Berenstain Bears Favorite movie? Cars…

Journey to a Healthier Me : What are you drinking?

 

Photo by vwb5 One of the first things I did this year to make the switch to healthier living was changing what I drink. Before: I would drink coffee every day 3-4 cups with a good dose of hazelnut creamer. I would also frequently have a soda each day, usually…

Homeschooling While Moving

 

There are times I think that sending my kids off to school would make life a little easier. When I’m trying to pack up the house to move is one of those times. As I’ve thought ahead of what these days of packing would look like I have come up…

5 Reasons I Wish We Weren’t Moving This Month

 

We are moving this month. Moving is not new to us. This will be our 12th move in our almost 14 years of marriage. This particular move is most daunting because of all that’s going on. Here are some reasons I wish we weren’t moving this┬ámonth. It’s a big birthday…

Journey to a Healthier Me : Motivation #4

 

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…

Reality Check

 

Have you ever had one of those days? or maybe it’s one of those weeks? You don’t feel motivated or your barely home, so the laundry waits another day, and the dishes and, and… I had one of those weeks last week and I found myself standing in my kitchen….

March 3 in 30 : Day 31

 

This month just flew by. It’s already time to check in on my goals for the month. Make a list of books needed for homeschool next year and include a price list.┬áDone! I finished late last night but I have my list of books with prices. Now I’m ready for…

Feed My Starving Children

 

This week our 4-H group had the privilege of serving at Feed My Starving Children. FMSC is a non-profit christian organization that utilizes volunteers to make food packets to send to starving people around the world. They have shifts available where people can sign up for to help make Manna…

Thrifty Thursday :: Artisan Bread

 

Since my last Thrifty Thursday post was on my regular bread, I thought I’d stick with the theme and let you in on how easy and cheap Artisan Bread is to make. My sister got me the book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, for my birthday a couple…

Journey to a Healthier Me : Motivation #3

 

Photo by perry_marco This month I’ve been sharing my motivations to getting healthier. My first motivation was seeing my BMI at it’s highest. My second was being an example to my kids. The third thing that has motivated me on my journey to getting healthier is acknowledging my sin and…