Month: December 2017

MONSTER BALLS

MONSTER BALLS

I’ve talked before about how preparing food ahead of time is vital to my sanity and wellness. Having healthy, quick snacks and meal options available keeps our family from devolving into a bunch of little monsters. One of our go-to snack recipes is something we […]

SURRENDERING TO SLOW

SURRENDERING TO SLOW

We’re a few weeks away from celebrating our one year anniversary as homeschoolers. For me, homeschooling has been an experience on par with being a wife and mother. It’s something I could never have fully imagined before jumping in. Since this is our first winter/holiday […]

VIRTUES MAKE IT SIMPLE

VIRTUES MAKE IT SIMPLE

Spirituality. Faith. God. These words have the power to make us really uncomfortable. Battlelines are drawn around them. This strife seems nonsensical when you take the time to think about it. No matter your faith, we are each connected to the source of creation from […]

NANA’S SNOW CREAM

NANA’S SNOW CREAM

There are some childhood memories that are like buoys. As you scan back over your past, these memories bob to the surface. They’re sharp and bring specific feelings with them. Snow cream is one of the buoys in my memory. A chunk of my childhood […]

NOURISHING GUMBO

NOURISHING GUMBO

My daughter, Savannah, has always loved cooking and spending time with me in the kitchen. This love of cooking has inspired her to create recipes and share them in a recipe column she writes for her homeschool enrichment journalism class. The column is dedicated to tasty, […]