Traveling with kids: the good, the bad, and the realistic

We’ve done lots of traveling in our 11 years of parenting, and the number of children in our family just keeps growing! (although we are halted at 5, for now at least!) I know that many people are intimidated to travel with their children, and believe me, I get that. It definitely is LOTS of […]

Hacks to Make Summer Easier

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AHugeSale #CollectiveBias #Randalls Y’all. I CANNOT believe summer is over for some of you already. We have about three more weeks left and I want to soak up every last minute. One hack I learned this summer (only […]

“Come unto Me” Summer Scripture Memory- Week 6!

Wow, this summer is flying by. Our kids don’t go back to school until August 28, so I’m thankful for a little extra time with them! We’ve homeschooled the last 4 years but this year we’re trying something new- a 3-day-a-week school they attend away from home, then 2 days here. I’m excited about this […]

Life of the Party and Summer Lovin’!

Hi friends! It’s hot here in Texas and guess what? We came home from a weekend in our hometown to a broken A/C on Tuesday. Thankfully a friend let us borrow a window unit that we put in our bedroom. We’ve been piling all in one room  the last few nights. Our daughters are still […]

Easy Summer Pasta Salad

Well friends I am posting to you today from my phone. It seems that since the school year ended (can I get a hallelujah?) I am rarely on my computer, which in my book, isn’t a bad thing.  I made this quick summery meal last Friday when we went with friends to see a *free* […]

stylish swimsuits (that don’t bare all!)

Well, it’s every woman’s favorite time of year! Bathing suit season! ahem. While I certainly don’t love being in a swim suit, I love the water, and 75% of my children love the water (and the other one doesn’t have an opinion yet! ) so swim suit time is not optional for me. It used to […]