Putting into words what is unexplainable

“People talk of the sacrifice I have made in spending so much of my life in Africa. It is emphatically no sacrifice. Say rather it is a privilege.”- David Livingstone I have been mulling over what to write about my trip to Africa for several weeks- for two reasons. One, Harvey was predicted to hit Houston within a […]

How to Help Hurricane Victims when you have littles at home

Y’all. This week has been utterly exhausting, both physically and emotionally. It’s hard to believe that one week ago I was landing at IAH after a week on a mission trip in Kenya. We had just a few hours to collect our kids from my parents (as well as the groceries they brought for us, bless them) and get to […]

Time Saving tips for Big Families

“This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.” Since adding our fifth kid to the mix last year (you can read more about that here) I have become […]

50 Recipes That Don’t Require an Oven

People, it is HOT in Texas. Like I’m allowing-my-kids-to-watch-too-much-TV-because-it’s-too-hot-to-go-outside hot. And I know that the last thing anyone wants to do when it’s already hot is turn on the oven to heat up the kitchen even more. So I’ve combed out some of the best recipes I could find- 50+ recipes that don’t require an […]

Free Natural Laundry Detergent and More!

You guys I just love when Grove offers amazing new gifts for their customers! This week’s offer is probably my favorite ever- FREE natural laundry products! For new customers, click here to add these items to your cart and sign up for your new account! Seventh Generation Free & Clear Laundry Detergent Seventh Generation Free & Clear […]

“I’m Bored” Free Printable

Hi there! Hard to believe another weekend of summer is in the books. It was pretty busy for us, with a basketball game, swimming at the YMCA, a welcome home party for a missionary friend from our church, going to church, and hosting a baby shower at our house. Today we have friends from our […]