We sold our home but weren’t sure where we should move to. We decided on building a new home for our family. We are finally in our new home! Check out our first episode here! Settling into our new home We have been living in our new home for a few months now and we are loving it! What a blessing to have our own home again. It's great to have space to enjoy our fav people too! We have been enjoying the beautiful view on our deck this summer. It's hard to look over this beauty and not worship ... Read More about HOW WE BUILT OUR NEW HOME: EPISODE 8
Have you ever worked hard only to lose what you worked so hard to build? You pray and life only seems to get harder? But during these times, know there is a time of restoration and rebuilding coming... The hard timesI have been going through a tough couple of weeks. I just did a transfer of hosts for this blog (a host is like the landlord of a property you would rent from). I needed to move my blog from my old host to a new one. But my new host (or landlord) was not able to move over my blog ... Read More about WHY IS LIFE SO HARD?
Vacations can be one of those amazing times to connect as a family, but as our kids get older, it can be difficult to know what to do with our teens while on vacation. I loved those sweet days when our kiddos were happy to scoot around on bikes and play quietly in the sand when we went camping. But now as we are in teenageland, those moments are very few and far between… OK, never really.If you have teens you know what I am talking about with their constant eye rolling and devices ... Read More about 10 THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR TEENS DURING VACATION
Christmas doesn't have to be expensive or exhausting trying to create the perfect Christmas. It should be a special moment creating memories with the ones you love while sipping on peppermint hot chocolate. Here are some simple ideas to clear away the clutter so you can make time to breathe and enjoy the season. GOOD MEMORIES I grew up with the idea that Christmas should be about the meaning of Christmas and time as a family. I would show up to school after the two-week break and be ... Read More about 10 WAYS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR
This scripture struck me as I walk in faith waiting for breakthrough in my life with the mountains I face before me… I wait and stand firm on His promises in the deep dark place of sorrow, as my feelings and senses keep saying to run… enough is enough. This is too hard! But God you keep saying; “Wait. What did I promise in my word? My word stands true”. SO I PRAY IN FAITH IN RESPONSE; “Even when things are unfair and unjust…you are the maker of justice my Lord. Justice is not mine to ... Read More about WHERE DOES MY HOPE COME FROM?