How to Make Almond Flour

We have been looking for other alternatives to flour and one that I have read excellent things about for baking recipes is almond flour. Priced between $6 and $10 per pound it isn’t a possibility for our current budget so I started looking into how to make almond flour ourselves. […] Read More

Ideas to Encourage Kids to Serve Others This Summer

Hot, glorious summer is upon us! My very favorite time of year – mainly for good memories of summers past spent at camp, the enveloping heat and the juicy fruit that is in abundance throughout summer. While working out our summer schedule and activities, I thought I would ask the […] Read More

The Boys Haircut

It happened. He asked for a haircut. A short haircut, so that he would be “all ready to join the Army” when he’s old enough to join it. I can’t quite get over the boys haircut – he was practically born with more hair than he currently has! But he […] Read More

Games that Encourage the Habit of Noticing Other’s Needs

Games that encourage children to be noticing other’s and paying attention to their needs :: Tray of Items – Fill a tray with 10-15 miscellaneous items that the children would be familiar with {toys, utensils, food items, etc.} There are then two ways to play this game – for older children I […] Read More

Creative Play

Never underestimate the abundance of fun a simple sheet can provide in creative play for kids!

Pineapple Pico de Gallo

Pineapple Pico de Gallo This is one of my favorite spring and summer time recipes and it is delicious as a side with dinner or served with chicken in tortilla wraps. I am sure there are many other ways to serve this Pico de Gallo, but those are the two […] Read More

Gallery Wall

Last year a quick run into our local thrift store had me leaving with one of the greatest treasures I have ever scored, dozens of brand new, large, white picture frames for just under $2.50 each. They all had the original price tags on them, from a local photo store, […] Read More


Never doubt in the dark what God has shown you in the light. {Supermoon from last Saturday night}

Easy Pizza Dough Recipe

 I tried this recipe out because I didn’t think it would work – but it’s incredible! And topped with Cracker Barrel’s new Mediterranean Herb cheese it is quite spectacular. It is very simple to make. Three Ingredient Pizza Dough Recipe 2 eggs 1  8oz package cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup […] Read More