Aug 072012

Teacher Tuesdays Have you ever tried rapping the Bible? We started school this week, and for scripture memory, we picked up where we left off last year in Matthew 5:21-22. I have a long-term goal to learn all of Matthew 5, 6, &7. It’s going to take awhile! To change it up, we decided to […]

Bratwurst & Apples

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Aug 072012

Mommy Mondays Don’t we all need quick meals, especially when the school year starts? When I don’t have the time or desire for the grill, I love pan frying these bratwursts. Most of my kids don’t care for the apple/onion topping, but that means there’s more for me! Bratwurst & Apples Brats Apple, Diced Onion, […]

Aug 032012
Pallet Gardening: Fail

Foto Fridays I wish I were a gardener. There’s something elegant about putting on gloves and sitting outside in the warm air, tending little plants to life, and then enjoying the fruitful produce. When we moved into our new home in December, I eagerly began planning a giant garden, hoping my husband would catch the […]

Jul 232012
Recipe Chicken Pot Pie

Mommy Mondays Today I’ll share a family favorite recipe, passed along to my by my sister-in-law, Andi, from someone in her family. Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie When I made it this month, I cooked split chicken breasts I bought on sale in the crock pot overnight and then shredded them. Next time, I’m going to […]

Jul 202012
My Favorite Little Bottles

Foto Fridays Tiny Bottle, Huge Benefits: Are you familiar with Essential Oils? They are comprised of a liquid that is typically distilled from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, or roots of a plant. I buy mine through Young Living. I’ll share briefly why I love the ones pictured. Orange & Lemon: A variety of natural […]

VBS Memories

 Posted by on July 9, 2012  Just for Fun  3 Responses »
Jul 092012
VBS Memories

Mommy Mondays Today starts my favorite week of the year: Vacation Bible School! The name brings back childhood memories of red Kool-Aid mustaches and sandwich cookies on napkins. I remember our church would have a contest between the boys and the girls: who brought in the most money. Kids came in with sandwich bags bulging […]