Lifestyle

Everything You Want to Know About the DivaCup

Everything You Want to Know About the DivaCup

Let’s talk about periods. (It’s about to get descriptive . . . you’ve been warned!!) Most of us (women) have had a period at one time or another. They’re bloody, painful, smelly, tiring, and a bit of a drag when it comes to staying on […]

Decluttering 101: Duplicates

Decluttering 101: Duplicates

Decluttering has always been about simplifying for me. I’m a busy mama, and I want everything in my home to make sense. That’s why, when it comes to decluttering, one of the rules I always emphasize is to get rid of duplicates. This rule tends […]

Adapting to Seasons and Change

Adapting to Seasons and Change

I’ll be the first to admit that I love New Year Resolutions (although, I usually label mine “New Year Goals”). Maybe it’s my obsession with lists or my constant need to plan ahead. Either way, I make a list every year covering various areas of […]

Fresh Focus & My 2019 Bible Reading Plan

Fresh Focus & My 2019 Bible Reading Plan

I don’t know about you, but 2018 was hard. In early January, my sister had a horrific car accident, followed by days spent in the hospital and months of recovery. January was also the month that my daughter got her helmet to assist in re-shaping […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Waxing

A Beginner’s Guide to Waxing

  So, you want to wax, but you don’t know where to start? I got you!!   Grow your hair, caveman style. Seriously, though. Your hair needs to be about the length of a grain of rice, which usually takes 2-3 weeks depending on your […]

Neighborly Love

Neighborly Love

  This past week, the kids and I walked around the neighborhood and passed out jars of homemade applesauce to our neighbors, some we know and some we don’t. It was a simple gesture of kindness, but one that sparked conversations in the sweetest of […]

Why I Started Waxing (& Why You Should Too!!)

Why I Started Waxing (& Why You Should Too!!)

  Disclaimer: There’s going to be a loooot of honesty in this post and possibly some TMI, but, heck, this is stuff you need to know!! So here goes nothing.   My mom is a Shetler, and while that may mean nothing to you, it […]

When Enough is Enough

When Enough is Enough

  It was a morning just like every other morning, but for some reason, I had had enough.   I went downstairs to greet Strong as he pounded away on his door, letting me know he was ready to be up for the day. As […]

The Birth of Our Miracle Girl, Éowyn Mercy

The Birth of Our Miracle Girl, Éowyn Mercy

  Childbirth is nothing short of a miracle. I am reminded of this each time I have the honor of witnessing it, whether from the mother’s side, as I encourage her to push one last time, or from the infant warmer where I am preparing […]

Jesus and the Flu

Jesus and the Flu

This past week was hard.   The GI bug hit our home in one of those “middle of the night” sorta ways. You know, the kind where you wake up to undigested food particles all over the floor, causing you to play hop scotch from […]