This year we will be more intentional about eating together, enjoying meals together, passing food, breaking bread, while sharing our lives and our faith. Being part of one another's stories! So to that end, I don't want to arrive at the table ragged from slave cooking an elaborate meal. I want real food prepared without a … Continue reading They broke bread…
O Holy Night The stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior's birth Long lay the world in sin and error pining 'Til He appeared and the soul felt its worth A thrill of hope a weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn Fall on your knees, … Continue reading Merry Christmas
I have never been a "book worm" nor did I ever have a time I fell in love with books... however, I did always dream of having children that loved reading and books... So much so in fact that at my first baby shower I asked that instead of cards that attendees bring a copy … Continue reading What to read after Harry Potter…
Really feeling the Christmas spirit this year, the joy, hope, peace, and expectation. I totally get that not every year is filled with all the good feels...some years it's just plain hard. We've had our share of painful years! This year, I'm soaking up all the feels! I wanted to add a little more cheer … Continue reading Joy
After two years on my WIP list, this is finally ready for Christmas time snuggles. Amanda Jean's Trees! Quilt is the perfect addition to my home's festive decor. I think handmade Christmas is best, including his little clay Nativity we made a few years back with my friend Esther is perfect for little hands to … Continue reading Finish it up Friday: Trees!
As a young girl, I was obsessed with how my grandmother’s sheets smelled. Is that weird? When I’d visit and snuggle into bed at night, I felt so safe and so warm and loved. I associated the scent of her detergent mixed perfectly with her perfumed skin care products with that “I am so loved” … Continue reading Vintage Sheets Make Me Swoon!
After searching for new black and white kitchen rugs and coming up empty handed on either size or style, I decided to Make Do and Mend with what I have one hand. Here is how I made it! I took this old kitchen mat, it's standard carpet top with non-slip rubber back. Pretty sure … Continue reading Make Do and Mend Monday: Kitchen Rug Redo!