Blogging Party Welcome – it's nice to meet you!

Me and baby

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** There was so much buzz about the Ultimate Blog Party at 5 Minutes for Mom that I had to see what it was about. It looks like an awesome way to meet a lot of other bloggers, […]

Homemade cleaners for the entire house

homemade non-toxic cleaners

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Homemade cleaners are a cinch to make an require only a few ingredients. I love making my own and knowing exactly what is in them. It’s also wonderful that the kids can clean without the fear of […]

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

herbal tea

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** By tea, I mean herbal tea. My favorite! (Hope that’s not too disappointing to my black tea and coffee drinking friends!) It’s so warm, soothing and comforting. And it smells good too! Peace and joy in a […]

Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway!

Coconut Oil

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** If you’ve read many of my recipe posts, you know that I am a big fan of real food. I love to make it and love to eat it! As I continue to learn about real food […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Lighten Up!

lightenup

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Image by Horton Group With today’s topic, I have my finger pointed sharply at myself. I am way too serious for my own good! Not always, but being serious is my natural disposition   As I said […]

Rich and Dark Chocolate Ganache with Cookies and Clementine

chocolate ganache

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Tonight I splurged and made this decadent treat. Actually, it was so rich, I couldn’t finish my serving. Which is saying something, let me tell you! The ganache is super quick and easy to make, only requiring […]

Taming the Paper Clutter Monster!

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Tsh from Simple Mom (who also happens to be the author of my new favorite book: Organized Simplicity) is encouraging us to get rid of clutter with her five week series: Project Simplify. This week’s hotspot: Paper […]

Bigger Picture Moment: Simply Sharing Together

SIMPLE MOMENTS

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Yesterday the house was a mess. All I could rustle up for dinner was a batch of scrambled eggs because I was busy printing and cutting Bible verses for our Ladies devotional. As I sat at the […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Don't Rely on Yourself

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** In other words:  we need God. The fact that motherhood does not come with a detailed handbook, is a truth we know well. Many of us spend a lot of time floundering around trying to figure out […]

The Mega List of Time Management Resources

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** I said I would share a bunch of time management resources with you… I have struggled with time management over the years and have read a lot on the topic. Here are some useful books,  articles and […]