For all my sisters out there…..I’m so Melinda!! Don’t worry if your view of Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart isn’t up to par with all the ads and videos you may be watching today or what other’s tell you it should look like. Love comes in all shapes and sizes. God’s placed you just where … More Are We On The Same Page?
The kitchen has always been the hub of our household; the center of conversation. What better place to have meaningful conversations with our kids about our faith. Lent is a great time to teach them our faith story through cooking. Cooking can be a visual reminder of the story you are telling. Not only are … More Cooking Through Lent With Your Kids
Can you believe that we are having conversation about Lent already? Weren’t we just swaddling the infant Jesus and celebrating His birth? I’m blogging over at Catholicsistas.com today. Link to my post here for some creative ways to keep our faith story alive with our kids.
While others begin their New Year with countdowns and resolutions, I prefer to review and bring order to my surroundings. For as long as I can remember, heading out on New Year’s eve and ringing in the New Year really hasn’t been my cup of tea. The thought of partying all night and paying for … More New Year – New Beginnings ~ Resolutions and Listening
One of my favorite things to do during these quiet days of Advent is to sit quietly, in the early hours of the morning – just me, my coffee, and the fireplace – and enjoy all of the beautiful Christmas cards we receive. In the hustle and bustle of parenting, over the years I’ve often … More Christmas Greeting, Yuletide Readings
Does your life ever feel like buttons on your media controls? Most times you are in fast forward, then as soon as things steady and you get into play mode the pause button gets pushed? Yeah, me too. Seems that is where God has me right now. Just when I decided to make some life … More Pressing Pause
I shared this post just about a year ago and know that there are some mom’s (and maybe a few dads) out there whose hearts are in the same place as mine was (:-/ is). I thought it appropriate to share again. I wish you peace in your new journey. Today marks one week that … More Wait…Just A Little Bit Longer
As we settle into the dog days of summer and refresh ourselves with the adventure of travel, let’s not forget to pack a spirit of discovery along with that sunscreen. This week I’m blogging over at CatholicSistas.com, talking about the magic that can happen when you travel. Click here and join in the conversation. … More Vacation Transformation – Travel And The Road To Self Discovery
It’s been a while since I’ve posted something for the garden foodies out there. This is my favorite time of year – when I get to eat what I grow! Here’s a simple meal that you can throw together in about 30 minutes. It’s super healthy, filling, and quick. First you want to gather your … More Healthy Harvest: Stuffed Zucchini
This post is a continuation of my Wedding Day Countdown – 10 things I want you to know before your wedding day. ( Original Post – http://wp.me/p2Uy1y-wv ) The big day is finally here. How do I properly sum up all the emotions I’m feeling today? I’m not sure that there are words that could … More Final Day Of My 10 Things To Tell Your Children Before Their Wedding Day