Health · Uncategorized

Breaking the Diet Soda Addiction

The Love Affair You greeted me daily for over 25 years.  You welcomed me home after a long day.  You were constantly at my side or within my reach. I was never too far from you. Some days I really miss you and crave you like crazy. However, most days I do not even think…… Continue reading Breaking the Diet Soda Addiction

Christianity · parenting · Uncategorized

A picture is worth a thousand words

Even though this picture is from two years ago, I still remember the day clearly. It was a hot summer day and things were not going my way at all.   I was cranky and frustrated with the children because nobody seemed to be listening. However, by the time nap time rolled around I had…… Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words

Cleaning/Household · Uncategorized

Spring into cleaning! Tried and true products to stock up on.

Dark winter days got you down? Have the sunless days of winter zapped you of your motivation?  I know here in northern Michigan, we have had no more than five sunny days since Christmas.  Its been a tad depressing for sure. However, we are on a mid-winter thaw for the next few days and today…… Continue reading Spring into cleaning! Tried and true products to stock up on.

Christianity · Family organization · parenting · Uncategorized

Meal planning and other Sunday randomness

I had some time this afternoon to get some meal prep done for the week ahead.  My 11 year old daughter I and worked together while the rest of the kids napped or played outside. After church on Sundays I typically am exhausted and tend to do more mundane chores around the house. However, today…… Continue reading Meal planning and other Sunday randomness