Today’s post is for the woman who loves to give, but is in a season where she has nothing to give. No extra wiggle room in the budget. No gift closet. Nada. Speaking from experience, Christmas can be special, momentous, and full of gift giving with a little bit of hard work and a lot… Continue reading How to give at Christmas when you have nothing to give…
Striving for Holiness Vs. Bless This Mess
I’ve been mulling this blog post over in my mind for a few months now and just haven’t taken the time to sit down and write it. But you know what? I’m so glad. I’m so glad I waited (procrastinated?), because I have been experiencing tension about the purpose of this post. You see, I… Continue reading Not-So-Extreme Couponing
I’m guessing that I’m not the only one who suddenly notices all that is “needed” as soon as the snow melts and the sun comes out. This post sums up the struggle with a few ideas on how to survive the showers of discontentment.
The Ninja Turtle valentines have been sent to Kindergarten. The candlelit spaghetti dinner is planned. The 20 oz. soda was purchased for the husband (because what doesn’t say “I Love You” like a cold Cherry Vanilla Pepsi?) I’m ready for Valentine’s Day! Today’s post is not titled “How to Save Money on Valentine’s Candy” (although… Continue reading A Mother’s Love Is…
Cheesy. Gooey. Warm. Smooth. Stick to your gut. Comfort food. Just about every cold winter’s day that is what I want. I want to wake up to some sort of carb-loaded warmness and a cup of coffee. I want hot soup for lunch. At the end of the day, I want something cheesy and gooey and… Continue reading I Make Stuff Up
December is here! What a lovely month. I know that some people are annoyed that this shiny month is “so busy.” Of course it is busy. There is so much to celebrate and so many people to celebrate with! I have always been a fan of all things Christmas and cozy. I love that Christmas brings… Continue reading Princess Wrapping Paper