Christmas Pictures

There is always so much to do in November and December (and well, October is just as crazy for our family too). One thing that we (try) to do every year is have a family picture taken before Christmas. We normally try to have our portrait taken in November or December each year, however, last … More Christmas Pictures

Nuggets of Knowledge

[img align=left][/img]I love ‘old stuff’! When I say old, I am meaning from the 1800’s or early 1900’s. I have been especially interested in old books for a while now and I want to share a website that I found that is FULL of old books that have lots of nuggets of knowledge for housekeeping … More Nuggets of Knowledge

Truffles, Anyone?

[img align=left][/img]I have been busy getting ready for my yard sale tomorrow – which I think will turn into a porch sale if we get the rain that is predicted (and for the record, I really don’t enjoy having a yard sale, BUT Chloe has been begging to have one and it was a great … More Truffles, Anyone?

In Vain…

[img align=left][/img]One thing that really bothers me is when I hear the name of MY Lord used in vain! This afternoon, I was at the checkout of a craft store, and the cashier exclaimed “Good L***!” I just smiled really sweet and said, “Yes, He is so good!” I can’t think of any store that … More In Vain…

How Many Lines Did I See?

[img align=right][/img]It seems like everyone I know these days is pregnant. Yep, everyone is seeing two lines – except me and I still just see one. No June-bug for us. We already have a July baby, so maybe the next one will be an August 07 baby. (It is our joke that we will have … More How Many Lines Did I See?

Keeper of the Home: Part 4 – Loving Your Children

[img align=left][/img]I want to preface this post by stating that I don’t feel like I am really qualified to write about this topic yet. My children are still children and I am ‘in the thick’ of raising my children. I was even hesitant about even posting on this but felt that it was too important … More Keeper of the Home: Part 4 – Loving Your Children