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? […]

Preschool Activity Bags & Science Activity Bags {TOS #homeschool Review}

 Activity Bags was dreamed up by two homeschooling moms that were looking for a way to keep their preschoolers occupied independently while they helped their older kids with their school work. The two friends initially planned to make the bags between their two families to help one another out, but then decided that it would […]

Home Art Studio DVD ~ How to Teach Your Kids Art at Home

My kiddos have always loved doing craft projects, but I wouldn’t say that I’m particularly comfortable teaching them about Art theory or history. I was fortunate to have met Lindsey Volin of Home Art Studio at a Homeschool Convention that I attended several months back. She sent me home with the 1st Grade Home Art […]