Month: August 2016

Cooling Off

The best way to use your outside play structure when it’s in the 90s. Turn it into a water park! ūüėÄ

Gum Drop Engineering Project 

Some gum drops and toothpicks create a fun engineering project for kids of all ages. My 9 year old boy especially loved it and showed quite a talent for creating structures. He also took these photos.  I spent 3 bucks on the gum drops…

Scriptures for Camping

    My family and I enjoy camping in the summer time and we are lucky to live only 10-20 minutes from world famous camping locations. I decided recently to put together some scriptures related to the Camp of Israel, relaxation and creation to…

My Interview at A La Modest!

I recently had the pleasure of an interview with Rachel at A La Modest! She is such an amazing lady, please check out the interview as well as her blog and resources! You can read it here. 

Doughnut Ya Know I Love You?

Homemade sugar and cinnamon doughnuts for breakfast. Double dusting of cinnamon and brown sugar because that’s the way we roll. ūüėÄ I found the recipe here. A benefit of being a Proverbs 31 woman is that I’m up before the sun and breakfast is…

Just A Regular Tuesday 

Rocking little sister to sleep  Old fashion, honey and pumpkin cornbread with our dinner.  Sweet sleeper in a tutu AND an apron LOL! 

Never Speak Ill of Your Husband, Ever

Sewing Done! 

Today I finished sewing a dress for my oldest daughter and a matching canvass bag. We are blessed to have a dear Christian woman in our neighborhood who has a wonderful in-home preschool and my daughter will be attending next week. The dress is…

Special Treats In My Kitchen Today 

Today, in addition to my regular daily baking, I made two special things. First, some all natural cold medicine to put up for the coming season. Made of all organic and raw ingredients this stuff kicks butt and includes lemon, raw honey, Apple cider…

Little David 

Had an anatomy check at my midwife’s office yesterday. Little David is growing healthy and perfect. He was lying in my belly upside down, with his butt sticking up and doing the splits! ūüėÄ The ultrasound tech couldn’t stop laughing, she had never seen…

Daddy’s Little Amlete¬†

My husband is really into Amish and Mennonite culture lately (which is fine by me, I did half of my graduate thesis on the Amish). Our oldest daughter likes to dress as “Daddy’s little Amlete” to get maximum “you’re so cute” attention from daddy….

Amish Dust as Medicine 

It may sound odd but new research has shown that the unique properties in the dust found in Amish homes helps prevent childhood asthma. Essentially the microbes in the air that accompany farm life help boost the immune system and reduce inflammation. I’m betting…

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