Just A Thought for my Young Mommy Friends

For a few years, I was the poster child for mother of small children. I had four children under the age of four. The preschool years were some of the hardest of my parenting life.  So, I want to talk to you young moms out there who have a lot of little ones in your… Continue reading Just A Thought for my Young Mommy Friends

Household Management! · motherhood · Wifehood · women's ministry

Bandwagons Aren’t Bad

I mentioned that I am slower to get on certain bandwagons these days. This isn’t to say that I’m not on any bandwagons. I am. 1. The beauty of biblical femininity 2. The gospel’s relevance to the daily life of a Christian woman 3. Men should never wear skinny jeans. ever. There are women I… Continue reading Bandwagons Aren’t Bad


Getting Older = Getting Off the Bandwagon

As of yesterday, I’m 39 years old. I’m not “old” yet, but I’m definitely getting older. And while I’m not crazy about the effects of aging on my face and body, I have to say that so far I don’t mind having the number climb upwards. I’ve noticed a few things about getting older. My… Continue reading Getting Older = Getting Off the Bandwagon


One Big Tangled Mess

Maggie’s hair, that is. Imagine rather fine but abundant hair that is tight ringlets in some places straight in others and you have my girlie’s hair. Being the only girl after a string of three very boyish boys, my girl has had hairdo’s since a little tiny whisp was long enough to make into a… Continue reading One Big Tangled Mess


Two Recent Discoveries

1. Stove popped popcorn (as opposed to microwaveable).  Whenever someone would refuse to buy microwave popcorn and choose to do it the old-fashioned way, I would do the equivalent of an internal rolling of the eyes. I mean, why would you complicate something that is so easy and cheap? I am happy to humble myself… Continue reading Two Recent Discoveries


Caramel Apple Cake

I found this on Allrecipes in search of something like Briana’s apple cake recipe. It is delicious! A wonderful dessert for autumn. 3 eggs 2 c. sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 c. oil 1 c. chopped nuts (we don’t include nuts because some of my guys are anti-nut) 3 c. flour 1 tsp. baking… Continue reading Caramel Apple Cake


confessions part 2

Here is an excerpt from part 2 of the post i wrote for the Sovereign Grace Pastor’s Wives blog: Phase 5: This is much harder than I thought it would be Over time the comfort of ordinary rituals, and the exhilaration of being part of a new adventure faded. Once the blur and novelty wore… Continue reading confessions part 2