Archives for July 2011

Delightful Links for the Weekend {7/30}

Motherhood and more Calling ALL older women – From Sarah Mae of Like a Warm Cup of Coffee – I completely agree with what she said! On Being a Mother @ Brave Writer – excellent thoughts! B’twixt and B’tween – A free online mentoring program for moms of daughters between 9 and 13 years of […]

The one item that relieved my breastfeeding pain (and three favorite online resources)

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival! This post was written as part of The Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about reliable breastfeeding resources. Please […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Casting a Vision!

(Image credit} When Jesus changed Simon’s name to Peter (which means Rock), Simon was far from rock-like. By the end of his life Peter grew into a strong and faithful man; firm and steadfast. I imagine Jesus’ faith in him had something to do with that. Peter had many setbacks along the way, including denying […]

How to Make Sun Tea with Fresh Herbs

How would you like to pick a few herbs in the morning and drink some freshly brewed tea by sun down? It’s fun and easy to do and your kids will love watching the water change color. For more details and some suggestions of which herbs to use, read my post at Frugal Granola today! […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend {7/23}

I hope you are all keeping safe and cool! Here are a few of my favorite reads for this week: The Hot, Hot Summer: Sunburn Soothers: Herbal Remedies for Summer’s Ailments by Meg (contributing at Keeper of the Home) I was very excited to find this post since I have not tried many herbal remedies […]

Favorite Things Giveaway Winner!

This was such a fun giveaway for me. I’ve been so excited all week, wondering who will win! And the winner is . . . Erynn of Come Fill Your Cup! Congratulations Erynn. (Just so you all know, I use the And the Winner Is Plugin to pick the winner) Thank you all for your […]

How to Make Rose Petal Ice Cubes

One way to create a delightful home is to add a special touch to daily tasks or events. Doing something out of the ordinary helps break up the mundane and makes your loved ones feel special. Rose petal ice cubes bring fun and interest to the plainest of summer drinks (even water). It’s also an […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Remembering what it was like to be a Child

Recently one of my children did something I thought was really out there. It made no sense to me and I was completely baffled as to why anyone would do such a thing. Until a quiet moment in which I remembered doing the exact same thing as a child! Ummm, okay, thanks God for that […]

The Big Giveaway of My Favorite Things

With the hope that I can reward someone for putting up with my goofiness and reading here, I have put together a giveaway of some of my favorite things. One winner will receive the following: My favorite book about simple, intentional living: Organized Simplicity by Tsh Oxenreider I shared about my love for this book […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend

{Image Credit} I hope you are having a lovely weekend. Here are a few posts I enjoyed throughout the week: Got 15 Minutes? Whole Food To-Go Lunches for Improper Summer Fun at Simple Organic When Money is the Last Thing on Your Mind at Money Saving Mom (get out your tissues) Perfection: The Thief of […]