Relaxing in the Best Way

I mentioned a few posts back that I had hurt a nerve in my wrist/arm somehow. The pain was pretty excruciating for a few days while I was doing exercises to help resolve the problem. I was so thankful that the Lord was gracious and orchestrated that I just “happened” to have a massage set up that […]

Help! It’s the last few weeks of school!

Hey friends! I don’t know about you, but I am r.e.a.d.y. for my kids to be done with school for the year! We have loved our new school this year (they’re on campus 2 days a week and homeschool the rest of the week) but we are all ready for some summer fun! I’ve rounded […]

5 Books to Read Before you Adopt or Foster a Child

Hey friends! I’ve been wanting to talk more about foster care and adoption for a while here on the blog. It’s a topic I’m passionate about and would love to talk to any of you by e-mail (eatprayreadlove@gmail.com) if you’re considering either! Since we’ve only gone through the foster care system, it’s the only experience I have, but I […]

Do you ever feel like you’re losing it?

Y’all. This weekend. It was something. I went to my friend Kati’s house Friday night to catch up. She ran out to grab us dinner. In the 45 minutes she was gone, my daughter Allie and I BOTH ended up sick. W ith two different illnesses. Allie’s throat and ears were hurting and she was […]

Rice Noodles & Veggies & Spicy Peanut Sauce

Every once in a while, I get an unmistakeable craving for Asian food. It’s usually Thai or Vietnamese I want. And when I want it, I want it now! Even though Asian restaurant food is usually super cheap (we LOVE $2.50 Vietnamese sandwiches!), it’s sometimes easier to just whip up something at home. One of […]

the one thing I hope my kids fight over when I die

This may sound a little crazy, because really, who wants their kids fighting over their possessions when they die? I’ve seen some nasty fights break out within families over money, or houses, or whatever. BUT. There was one thing I really, really wanted when my grandma died in 2013. She had 6 kids, 17 grandkids […]

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