Family Life · Homemaking

Ideas that Maximize Sleep Space in Your Home

When we moved into our new home a few weeks ago, I was skeptical as to how our sleeping arrangements were going to work out. You see, we are a family of ten, and squeezing into a home with two small secondary bedrooms wasn't exactly ideal in my opinion. We had been doing just fine… Continue reading Ideas that Maximize Sleep Space in Your Home

Family Life · Marriage

Why Women Should Not Be Spiritual Teachers

I know most people will probably not agree with this post.  I apologize in advance if it steps on some toes. For many years now, I've done my best to work through spiritual growing pains which were a result from growing up in a feminist household.  I thought I had everything worked out. But, while… Continue reading Why Women Should Not Be Spiritual Teachers

Family Life · Homemaking

How We Paid Off Over $30,000 of Debt in Less than Six Months

If you would have told me six months ago that we would be $30,000 less in debt today, I would have laughed. We were seriously tapped out.  Unless I put in time at my etsy store, I thought that we had absolutely no money to squeeze out of our budget each month.  Well, if you… Continue reading How We Paid Off Over $30,000 of Debt in Less than Six Months

Current Events · Family Life

Lest We Cause Others to Stumble…Lessons Learned from Beauty and the Beast

My girls and I had been super excited to watch the new live action rendition of Beauty and the Beast in theaters. I'm not sure if we are going to see it or not, but that's really not either here nor there.  That's not what this post is about. As Christians, we often want to… Continue reading Lest We Cause Others to Stumble…Lessons Learned from Beauty and the Beast

Family Life · Homemaking

Becoming Debt Free! (Our New Year Resolution)

It's been quiet on the blog for a short while.  Through a series of events which are nothing less than "God things," my husband and I have decided to put all of our effort towards getting out of debt. Over the fall, I was searching for ways to become more of a blessing to my family. … Continue reading Becoming Debt Free! (Our New Year Resolution)

Family Life · Holidays · Homemaking

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 3- What to Look for in Traditions

When we decide to implement traditions in our homes, what should we look for?  Last week, we discussed that considering God and His Word before deciding on which traditions to pursue was the single most important factor to consider. Besides this, what else is there?  Well, there are a number of things that we should look… Continue reading Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 3- What to Look for in Traditions

Family Life · Holidays · Homemaking

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 2 – Giving Your Traditions to God

Read Part 1 in this series here. Family traditions are a beautiful way to instill memories, and even values into our children.  I'm so excited to begin digging deeper into this topic as the holiday season is growing near.  I can imagine now all of the fun we will have with our families! But first,… Continue reading Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 2 – Giving Your Traditions to God

Family Life · Holidays · Homemaking

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 1

It's October, and the holidays are right around the corner!  While I'm sure this brings a smile to some of your faces, simultaneously a collective sigh can be heard from mothers around the world.  Along with the holiday season comes commitments.  Sometimes these commitments seem stifling, and they interfere with our family time.  Are all… Continue reading Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 1

Family Life · Holidays

A Christian Simchat Torah Celebration – A Time of Rejoicing in God’s Word!

"How sweet are Your words to my taste!  Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!" Psalm 119:103 Last week, our family celebrated The Feast of Tabernacles, otherwise known as Sukkot, in our home for Christ.  It was a beautiful time of celebrating Christ's birth. On the ninth day after The Feast of Tabernacles began, is… Continue reading A Christian Simchat Torah Celebration – A Time of Rejoicing in God’s Word!

Family Life · Uncategorized

A Christian Feast of Tabernacles Celebration

Traditions are beautiful.  I can almost think of nothing sweeter than when my children's excitement grows when a beloved yearly tradition grows near. Unfortunately, sometimes traditions are lost.  As some of you may know, my family decided that Christmas might not be the best way to celebrate Christ a few years ago.  How I mourned… Continue reading A Christian Feast of Tabernacles Celebration