When it comes to clutter, I can be pretty ruthless. I don’t like excess stuff hanging around, and I’m not very sentimental. Still, everyone has a blind spot when it comes to accumulating junk. My Achilles’ heel is saving unnecessary and sometimes random stuff just in case. Anybody else? I get this from my dad,…… Continue reading Jettison the ‘Just in Case’ (Soul Space Thursday)
We got back from a family reunion a few weeks ago. Nearly forty of us. On my dad’s side, I’m the oldest of fifteen grandkids (and even more if you count the nine additional who have married into the fold). It made me wonder: is there anything better than a cousin? 5 Reasons Having Cousins…… Continue reading 5 Reasons Having Cousins is Awesome
So… we are buying a house. Our journey to home ownership is a story of the deep, abiding love of God. It’s a story of learning to trust, even in lengthy seasons of great uncertainty. It’s a story of the generosity and love of others. I’ll tell you the story sometime. It’s a good one.…… Continue reading 12 Things You Feel When Buying a Home
My cousins host this podcast that I love. It’s one part relationship discussion, one part relationship research, and probably three parts laughing like the guys from Car Talk. (Has there ever been a better radio laugh than that? I submit that there has not. Discuss.) I look forward to it every week. I don’t always agree with…… Continue reading Featured on Two Peas in a Podcast
Trying to get a shower in without letting your kids destroy the house? Here are a few quick, easy ways to keep your littles busy and pass a few moments’ time. 1. Bake something As a bonus, at the end of your activity there will be cupcaaaaaakes… 2. Come up with a secret handshake This…… Continue reading 5 Quick Ways to Occupy a Preschooler
Is your significant other a nerd? Are you a nerd? My husband and I basically compete every day for the title of Our Home’s Biggest Nerd. Usually he wins. Sometimes, I do. 🤓 When all they want on this earth is the library The Beast gifted to Belle 2. When they nerd out on an area…… Continue reading 10 Signs You Might Have Married a Nerd
Because dinnertime shouldn’t be battle time.