My Help to Create Memories, Connection, and Community (Day 13)

After the love of God, love for my husband, and love for my children, I am pretty sure I have a front-runner for the extra love I possess.  This love of mine energizes me, makes life problems seem trivial, and excites me.  It's also highly addictive. The word for today: Coffee. Seriously - how can I … Continue reading My Help to Create Memories, Connection, and Community (Day 13)

A Little Balance Goes a Long Way (Day 12)

Yesterday, my post was all about healthy eating in our household.  It was a post meant to inspire some people with visions of pretty dishes, and also meant to inform my readers of my commitment to nutrition for my family.  However, it may have led some people astray, because I love my good, unhealthy eats, too! … Continue reading A Little Balance Goes a Long Way (Day 12)

Using My Kitchen for Some Good, Healthy Eats! (Day 11)

Yesterday, I wrote about how my kitchen is important to me as a mother.  Things seem to run smoothly and the operations of our house seem to be calmer, and more peaceful, when my kitchen is put together. The word for today is: Nutrition. Let me preface this post by saying I am not a … Continue reading Using My Kitchen for Some Good, Healthy Eats! (Day 11)

The Heart of My Home (Day 10)

Unlike most bloggers, I don't usually create a schedule for my posts.  Yet, every week, I feel as though my blog posts hit a natural theme, where most posts fit into a weekly thematic category.  This week is no exception. Today's word of the day: Kitchen. In my opinion, the kitchen is the heart of … Continue reading The Heart of My Home (Day 10)

Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned

I have identified one calming mechanism I typically utilize - I love to bake.  I find myself calming from life stressors during the process and even as I am cleaning up the mess I have made.  My kitchen actually usually never looks cleaner than when I am finishing up baking. Recently, I was getting to the … Continue reading Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned