27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Twenty


Today, I’m thankful for the individuals who love on my kids each week at church. There are some incredibly special people in our lives – the people who have blessed us with the gift of their service in the children’s departments at our church. Each and every week these individuals… Read More »

Creating a Simple Winter Gear Drying Station


We had our first snowfall of the year last week, and the kids were all anxious to get outside to play in the snow. After they went outside, I realized that I didn’t have a winter gear drying station. In years past, we’ve used our garage as an “undressing” area, laying… Read More »

27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Sixteen


I’m thankful for my van. I might only live across the street from our church, but it’s a busy street and crossing it with three kids in tow can be a challenge and/or somewhat scary – especially when the weather is uncooperative and/or it’s dark outside. [My husband refers to… Read More »

27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Fourteen


I’m thankful for a warm house on cold days. With the arctic blast that has descended on the Midwest this week, our temperatures have gone from mid-to-upper 50s down to the mid-to-upper 20s. Even the kids have commented that “it’s really cold outside!” I’m thankful that we have a warm… Read More »