10 Ways To Identify A Guilt Driven Home


Are we raising children who are living to please their parents? Children who do not know the WHY for their actions, but rather WHO they need to please? Have you wondered if you are giving your children the reasons for their obedience and good behavior OR if you are raising children that listen out of […]


The Real Wars Of This World (and what you really need to fear)


With a deliberate steady push to the radio dial, I turned the noon report off. We keep current.  We allow our children to know of the world affairs and the local news.  But, with one gentle silence to the news anchor’s voice, I bring the whole world into full circle and allow the silence to […]


Pumpkin Cake Delicious

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  While your cake is baking, be sure to print off this 31 Days of Fall Fun here!     What has been on your fall flavor list this year?  Share a link or name a few of your favorite recipes with me?   ( and for those who are as fanatical about fall as […]


The Turning Tide Of Forgiveness (a welcome and invitation)


Today, I introduce to you a new place of rest and inspiration for all women. A safe place where healing words meet kindred souls. A new on-line haven where women are growing in faith and friendship.  Where broken, hurting women can find a heart of understanding and ideas are shared to help us all grow […]


Give Your Child Every Thing They Want (and the world will lose the gift of gratitude)


Straight up from the toaster and onto the delicate plate.  Two slices of bread, buttered to the edges and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.  An even dusting across the top and then neatly stacked to line up the edges.  This is where we would get fancy. As fancy as cinnamon toast goes. With careful and […]


Because You’re The Mom Who Just Needs A Little Space (Monday at its finest)


We are like velcro.  We were born with it as young girls, and we become more sticky as we grow.  And as we move into motherhood, the velcro grows into our skin and we become a part of it. Sometimes not even realizing that we are attached at the hip with little people, big people, […]


A Fall Favorite – Chicken Barley Chili

Chicken Barley Chili

Simple ingredients, healthy, easy  and perfect for your family  -  for a cool fall evening. Try our family favorite Chicken Barley Chili:


Tell Them What He Has Done For You (the mountains AND the valleys)


In 100 years, no one will remember my story.  My life lessons. The only story I would ever want to be re-told is the biggest event in history to change the world. my world.  and my children and prayerfully …their children. this gospel story.  A living and dying and living again. Giving birth to a […]


31 Days Of Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I purpose to enjoy every opportunity that I can.  Here are some ideas that you can try in 31 days, to make every day full of fall fun! 1. Create a thankful tree for your home.  Your family will love this! 2. Try these Delicious Pumpkin […]


How To Stay Forever Young (when another year means another celebration)

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I remember when I was a young girl, I would lay in bed at night thinking about my future.  I was such a serious kind of girl. I had it all planned out.  College and career until 25.  Marriage and maybe children after that. City life, corporate husband, and every color cardigan hanging in my […]