Good afternoon, ladies! Sometimes, I feel like I don't have too much to share with you regarding what has been going on in our home. Well, not today! This week has been busy. We have worked, we have played, and we have gotten a lot done. This is such a good feeling. At the same … Continue reading A Weekly Glimpse Into Our Home #14
Good morning, ladies! I almost decided to not stop in today. Almost. I have quite a lot on my plate, most of which I put on myself. Today my husband and son are helping my mother-in-law move out of our cabin, and I've decided to bring the children along. I believe most of her small … Continue reading Let Me Be a Woman Study Chapters 21 and 22
Being frugal doesn't mean being miserable. Frugality involves looking at your goals and spending your money wisely to bring them to fruition. For several years, we were ultra-frugal in just about every category in order to get out of consumer debt. This was difficult, but so worth it in the end. We pretty much sent … Continue reading Does Being Frugal Have to be Difficult?
I hope you are having a nice Father's Day with your family, if you choose to celebrate it. We are enjoying our favorite guy today, as well as spoiling him a little. He takes good care of our family and definitely deserves it! Last night my older children and I spent some time decorating our … Continue reading A Homemaker’s Morning || June 20, 2021
Good afternoon, ladies! I hope you have had a nice day so far. We have been busy, busy, busy. This morning we went to Tractor Supply to pick up animal feed, and as soon as we returned home I started working on a Cream Cheese/Sour Cream Pound Cake in honor of Father's Day. I've never … Continue reading Let Me Be a Woman Study Chapters 19 and 20
Taking care of our bodies is hard sometimes. As wives and mamas, we are usually busy. And when we aren't busy, resting seems awfully nice. Can you relate? I have been growing or nursing babies for 21 years now. During these phases, I usually stay hungry. It is difficult for me to really concentrate on … Continue reading Taking Care of Our Body Because It is God’s Temple
I usually do not write two blog posts about modesty in a row, but here I am. Summer is upon us, and we have a choice to make. We can choose to reveal our skin, or reveal our dignity instead. I highly recommend choosing dignity! As soon as Eve sinned against God in the garden … Continue reading Covering Our Body Reveals Our Dignity
Yesterday, we decided to go on a hike near a local lake after working in the garden. The air was hot and humid, but besides the heat coming from the babe strapped to my back, I was quite comfortable. And yes, I was wearing a dress. At this point in my life, I am known … Continue reading How to Stay Comfortable and Modest This Summer
What a blessed Friday it is, friends! Challah bread is rising, and clothes are drying. I've already taken a peek at my garden. We have had so much rain here. I'm not complaining, but the bit of sunshine expected next week will be much appreciated by my household. This morning I found a few moments … Continue reading Let Me Be a Woman Study Chapters 17 and 18
Happy Thursday, ladies! I can hardly believe we are nearing the end of the week. I've been trying to get into better shape since my youngest is no longer nursing, and goodness, the past few days have been tough. I'm grateful to have some resemblance of self control back, though. I'm always so hungry while … Continue reading I’m Back on Instagram (For Now)
Sometimes I wish that time could stand still. Perhaps you know what I mean. My children are growing like weeds, and I want to do all that I can to enjoy them. Each day they are marching closer to independence, and I simply love being a mama of littles. I'm trying to soak them, and … Continue reading Simple June Blessings
Through the years, my views about submission, and submitting to my husband in general has changed. When we married, I was quite the feminist. I knew beyond a doubt that my greatest joy and job was to care for my children, but I didn't quite understand the way I should relate to my husband from … Continue reading False Submission to Our Husbands
We got the call last week. In March, my husband and I ordered an Amish-made log canopy bed in honor of our anniversary. A splurge, to be sure, but I am super happy with the decision. Rolling words like Amish, log, and canopy bed together makes me feel pretty wonderful. Anyhow, we got the call … Continue reading Our Anniversary Gift Has Arrived!
Last night, my husband and I whispered in bed above our sleeping little one. We had turned off the television, and were just about ready to fall asleep ourselves. We spoke about God's goodness. I've had a rough year. Possibly the roughest year of my life. While I don't mind speaking about my own struggles … Continue reading He Has Always Cared for Us (Even When We Haven’t Made the Best Decisions)
"We are called to be women. The fact that I am a woman does not make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian does make me a different kind of woman. For I have accepted God's idea of me, and my whole life is an offering back to … Continue reading Let Me Be a Woman Study Chapters 15 and 16
Yesterday was overcast, with a sprinkling of showers here and there. My thirsty garden appreciated it greatly, and so did I. By the end of the day the rain had passed on, and my younger children greatly enjoyed helping me harvest onions. I enjoyed their laughter while snipping off heads of calendula before heading back … Continue reading Caught Between Simplicity and Social Expectations