• Family

    How to Melt Crayons into Molds: An Easy Tutorial

    I’m not sure what was so different about today than most other Mondays, but this morning I woke up determined to make a craft project with my kids. We had an old Ziploc bag of crayons that had been laying around for months that I was honestly so tired of staring at and then I realized, I could incorporate this…

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    MY FAVORITE GIFTS FOR THE HOME

    True story: I was twenty-two-years-old, had recently moved into my own place with my boyfriend (now husband), and received, still to this day, one of the best Christmas gifts I had ever received — a Dyson vacuum. That’s why I knew I had to share my favorite gifts for the home! You wouldn’t think someone of that age would want…

  • Family,  Food

    10 Tips for the Ultimate At-Home Date Night

    If you know Greg and me at all, you know we are best friends first, husband-and-wife second; and we have an extreme love for dating each other. Along with this, we also have busy schedules, three kids, and no consistent or reliable babysitter. I’m sure you can imagine how this creates a problem. After moving to the rural area in…

  • Family

    More Than Just a Mom: Finding Your Purpose Beyond Motherhood

    You are a stay-at-home-mom; strong and brave and beautiful. You clean up messes and give the best hugs. Making favorite meals is your specialty and helping with homework fills your cup. Though you may stay home with your children, it’s important you know you are more than just a mom. You are a working mom; strong and brave and beautiful.…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Health

    Do You Stress Eat? Here’s How to Stop!

    Are you a mom who has often found herself stress eating? Motherhood is HARD and I would be lying if I said I didn’t understand. I’ve also been there but thankfully a few months ago, I made the commitment to live a healthier lifestyle and to lose weight — nearly 30 pounds, to be exact! I’m so proud of my…

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    Daily Homeschool Schedule

    I was terrified when I first began homeschooling. God’s call to homeschool was strong but that was literally all I knew. I had no idea what our days would actually look like. I didn’t know how deployments and TDYs and four-day weekends would affect our schooling. Thankfully, I’m proud to say; two years in, I finally found a daily homeschool…

  • Faith

    Worship Wednesday: Loving Others Through Our Differences

    Pandemic. Politics. Murder. Riots. You name it and it seems to be currently be happening. Though people are divided, we as Christians should be taking comfort knowing we have the privilege of spreading God’s hope to a weary world by loving others through our differences. The one thing that will keep us united is love. God is love (1 John…

  • Food

    Easy Chicken and Lentil Soup

    You know those cold and cloudy days where you want nothing more than a hot, steaming bowl of your favorite chicken noodle soup; but you don’t have all day to let it simmer? This is exactly where I was when I came up with my super easy chicken and lentil soup recipe. This recipe is packed full of vegetables, fiber,…

  • Food

    Gluten-Free Spinach Pizza Crust

    When my mother-in-law came to visit during the birth of my daughter, I was shocked to hear about the significant improvements to her health by following the Keto diet. She shared a few of her favorite recipes and one of them was this gluten-free spinach pizza crust. I would be lying if I said I was excited to try it;…