Oh Halloween… how I both enjoy yet loathe you at the same time. Here’s the deal, I’m a Christian with strong beliefs, values and faith. I tend to shield my eyes, heart and mind, as well as those of my precious little ones, away from evil things. I hate that during this time of year I have to be so… Read More
Family traditions are important for several different reasons. Not only do they create special memories but they also develop strong family relationships. Traditions seem to be much more prevalent around the holidays but there are plenty of traditions that make the ordinary days extraordinary.
Back in September when I first started planning through what projects and posts I would write about during this fall season I remembered a project that I had clipped from a Better Homes and Garden magazine years ago. The craft project seemed simple enough, decoupage leaves on a pillar candles to make fun, festive fall candle decor. While that sounded easy… Read More
Pumpkins, gourds, squash, cornucopias… nature’s natural way of decorating and nourishing our bodies. Not only do I love placing simple pumpkins on our front porch and decorating with small pumpkins in the house, I love all things food related from this fall family of vegetables. Last week it was all about apples but today I wanted to gather up some… Read More
Savor the season and get outside as a family this fall with a list of 25 activities that are either free or require very little prep or energy planning. This is a post I’m writing to challenge myself because while I love fall– the colors, the landscape, the smells– I don’t love being outside. And sometimes it takes some serious… Read More
Apples are my favorite fall fruit. I love how crisp and juicy they are, not to mention all the different varieties of apples that each have their own unique flavor. Apples are the star fruit of the season with pears coming in a close second. Besides being the perfect fall fruit, apples are healthy and filled with all sorts of… Read More