Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

My husband and I love Asian food of all types- Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese- we really enjoy all of it. I was trying to think of something special to cook for Ben when he returned home from Africa this week, and I landed on Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps. Unfortunately, Ben was pretty ill when his […]

5 Must-Have Baby Items (from a mom of 4!)

If you’re newly pregnant and beginning to shop around for your sweet little babe, I know it can be overwhelming when you start looking at all the different baby items and wondering what you really need (other than diapers of course!) and what items are wants. There’s so much sweetness oozing out of very aisle […]

31Days {grow your own herbs}

  Welcome to day 5 of 31 Days of Financial Savvy! I honestly cannot believe it’s October 5. Seriously, where has 2013 gone? Can’t say I’m sad to see it leave though- it’s been a hard year for our family! Anyway, you notice the title didn’t say “grow your own food.” I can’t quite be […]

A few of my favorite things

Things I’ve been enjoying lately:Seed Bible study by Priscilla Shirer I’ve been co-leading this study with a lady from church, and we have had an amazing time of studying God’s word and growing together.My {pink} iPod touch sourceThis is something I never would have bought for myself, but a very generous person gave it to […]

What $20 at Target Can Get You… First WIWW

{I am doing my WIWW on Friday. I’m such a rebel!}{if you missed yesterday’s post, please read it}A sweet friend of mine, Lindsy, (not to be confused with a sweet sister of mine, Lindsey), gave me a $20 Target gift card for my birthday last month. Can a girl get a better gift? This past weekend, […]

What I Learned from Not Buying Makeup

This year, instead of making one huge resolution (that I would inevitably break!) I divided up my intentions into monthly goals. You can read the whole list here. (Well, at least the goals for the first six months. I haven’t decided for sure what I will do the rest of the year.)The basic premise, of […]