Intentional Marriage: The Art of Loving Your Husband {Review}

I have a confession to make.   I’ve had Intentional Marriage for a while now, and I’ve been MEANING to review it.  I haven’t done all 30 days in order, but I do find myself turning to it when things are….shall we say choppy in our house? Crystal Brothers of Serving Joyfully wrote this book, and […]

Would This Help You Be A Better Parent/Spouse/Friend/Business Owner?

Who among us doesn’t want to lead a life worth emulating? With great kids, a loving marriage, a successful career or business and a closer, faith-filled walk with the Lord. But for many of us, making that a reality is big challenge! Balancing life’s priorities can seem a bit overwhelming at times. The pressures of […]

Real Food On A Real Budget {Review}

   What it is: Real Food On A Real Budget: How to Eat Healthy for Less is a compilation of practical ideas for growing your own food, canning/preserving, and making better overall food choices for your family. Written by Stephanie Langford of Keeper of the Home, it is a book for moms who are trying to […]

Learning How to Coupon and Save Money with Strategic Shopping

I am not a “couponer” by nature.  Sure, I always check for promo codes before placing online orders, but I either don’t think to use a coupon, or I can never FIND the coupon I need except for when I’m going to the craft store. My husband and I try to shop sales when we […]

Hello Fresh ~ Like Having Your Very Own Kitchen Helper!

Dinnertime is typically NOT my favorite time of the day ~ especially when I don’t have anything on the agenda for what to make. Have you ever wanted someone to say “here’s a recipe and all of the ingredients for a yummy meal ~ enjoy!”  I seriously wish for that just about ALL of the […]

Busy Momma? Here’s A Devotional Just For You

  Who understands the busyness of being a Momma better than another Mom “in the trenches”?  “Putting on the Spirit: Ten-Minute Devotions for Busy Moms“, by Katie Horner, is a book written FOR busy moms BY a busy mom. Putting on the Spirit is a 28-day devotional broken down into bite-sized chunks just for Mommas […]

My Beloved And My Friend ~ Not Just Another Marriage Book

I just finished reading  My Beloved and My Friend: How to Be Married to Your Best Friend Without Changing Spouses by Hal & Melanie Young, authors of Raising Real Men. I especially love the tagline of the book! 🙂 The Youngs wrote this book because: When Hal was diagnosed with stage IV cancer, it was a […]

“Desperate” – The Book I Could Have Written {sort of}

“Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe” is a wonderful book that was just released this week (and is already in its second printing – woohoo!), written by Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson. Sarah Mae is an in-the-trenches mom of young kiddos, and she was wonderfully blessed to have Sally (who has raised […]

With the Children on Sundays {TOS #homeschool review}

With the Children on Sundays  by Sylvanus Stall and Grace and Truth Books is a collection of Biblical teachings for children, first published in 1893, and then brought back into print in 1995. From the website: Filled with many of the most delightful family readings you’ll find anywhere, from an author with great skill in […]

Journeys of Faithfulness {TOS #homeschool review}

  Have you ever felt a yearning for a closeness to God that feels out of reach?  Do you struggle to read your Bible daily?  Has your heart longed for a Bible Study or Devotional that made you want to turn back to your Bible with fresh eyes and a willingness that was previously lacking? […]