Farmhouse Table Makeover

Happy New Year, Everyone! I haven’t posted anything new for a few weeks because I’ve been diligently working on a few painting projects around my house before this adorable little distraction comes home to live with us in a week… [Pausing for collective “Awe!”…. I thought it would be wise to keep those cute little Read More …

A Christmas Letter

Photo by Freddy Castro I have been procrastinating big time on writing our annual family Christmas letter, a cooperative task my husband and I generally enjoy greatly – spending a fire lit evening side-by-side on our couch sipping a festive drink as we attempt to outdo each other with witty comments. He finally gave up Read More …

Making Room for Peace this Christmas

I adore Thanksgiving week. I love the family dinners (Oh, the food!) and conversation, the excited kids off from school for a few days, and taking time to intentionally reflect upon the goodness of God and others in my life since the past Thanksgiving. I also greatly anticipate the official kickoff of listening to Christmas music, decorating our home Read More …

18 Make-Ahead Weekday Breakfasts

I am writing this blog post on make-ahead breakfasts because my own family’s weekday breakfast eats are in dire need of an update. We typically don’t eat a lot of boxed cereals for breakfast at our house because cereal has proven itself time and time again to cause unpredictability in my son’s blood sugar, which leads to Read More …

Painting & Praying Away My Worries

Photo by William Felker I know I have been silent on my blog lately. I have taken a month or so hiatus from writing – at first intentionally because I wanted to soak up the last couple of weeks of summer with my family. Then my kids went back to school and I threw myself Read More …

Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn SaladMidwesterners get all abuzz about fresh sweet corn this time of the summer, and it seems like there are farm stands selling their deliciousness around every corner. I recently made my Summer Corn Salad for a weekend party. After receiving a few requests for the recipe, I figured I might as well share it on my Read More …