The Beans of Our Lives

Choosing to be Intentional with the Time We have with our Kids Last year my husband and I decided to make bean jars for our three boys after talking about doing it for a few months. Our goal is to be aware of the time we have with our kids. This will help us be intentional with the choices we make. A bean jar for each child represents the amount of weeks they have left until they graduate high school— each bean equals one week of their life. I found some mason jars from a thrift store or garage sale, and we counted out the beans for each of our …

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Roadside Opportunities

If you know our family well, you know that we like to be thrifty. Frugal, some may call it. Cheap, others may say. Resourceful and creative is how we like to look at it. Over the years, we have had several roadside opportunities. What are those? Those are treasures we have found that might serve our family purpose in some way. There are a few reasons we have started to collect stuff we see on the road. 4 Reasons to Find Roadside Treasures 1. It’s so fun! We like to find a good treasure. We love the thrill of spotting something that might serve our family. This past summer, we …

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Delicious Lara Ball Recipe that’s so good you’ll fight your kids for the last one

Lara balls

Looking for a great lara ball recipe? You’ve got to try this chocolate lara ball! If you’re anything like me, you’ll fight over them with your kids! Seriously, so good! You’re probably wondering, “what do you put in lara balls that make them taste so good?”. Well, what if I told you they only have 5 ingredients… and you can pronounce them all!?

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Freezer Meal Prep

“She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family…” -Proverbs 31:15 Freezer Meal Prep Living out this verse meant Freezer Meal Prep was a large part of my weekend. Raise your hand if, like me, you sometimes block out the fact that husbands and children expect to eat dinner every single night?  I’ll keep myself busy during the day so I don’t have to acknowledge the cold, hard truth that I haven’t shopped or prepared anything.  But by supper time, I can no longer hide from my own willful ignorance. I’m not always like this.  I usually have a pretty good system for meal planning …

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Modern Homemaking for Christian Moms in Today’s World

Kitchen counter for Modern Homemaking for Christian Moms

Are you looking for ways to start embracing homemaking in today’s world? It’s a big challenge to commit to biblical homemaking when society is telling women that we should want more, be more, do more. That raising our children and taking care of our homes is somehow pitiable. We are here to tell you that there is honor in these roles. Let’s discuss modern homemaking for Christian women and how we can throw off the shackles of society’s perceptions and start living in a way that God has called us to!

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