I’m Your Leader and I Failed ;)

Hi there! We’ve just finished out our first month of the Reading Challenge and I’ve already (partially) failed! (Still want to join? You can! Start here. Then e-mail me @ eatprayreadlove@gmail.com and I’ll add you to my e-mail group!) My goals were to read A Tale of Two Cities (a book I should have read in high […]

Creating a Culture of Hospitality

Hospitality is a biblical subject that has always fascinated me. Are Christians expected to be hospitable? The answer is yes! I’ve loved exploring the topic throughout the Scriptures on the topic and realizing that the Bible says the words “one to another,” “together,” and “shared” SO many times. It’s hard to live life like that without being hospitable! […]

Five tips for Toy Organization

Toy organization. Oh what a fun topic! Does anyone’s children’s toys ever stay completely organized? Mine certainly don’t, but we have found a few things that work for us to keep the chaos somewhat under control. I asked on my Facebook page a few days ago what topics my readers would like to see covered, […]

Thank God It’s the Flu! {and an amazing bonus!}

(Be sure to read to the end for the bonus from Young Living Essential Oils!) Two weeks ago on Wednesday, my 11 year old son Landon spiked a high fever and went to bed. As in, he was playing basketball outside one minute then voluntarily lying down the next. For most of my kids, this […]

Paleo/Whole30 Zuppa Toscana

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Ours was quite relaxing- Saturday my husband and older son spent the day fishing with friends in Galveston so I spent the day with the other 3 playing outside, going to the library and just relaxing. Funny story, I picked up a $5 pizza for them […]

How’s foster parenting going? {a 3 month update}

Hi there and happy Wednesday! First of all, happy 10th (!!!) birthday to my beautiful, vibrant, happy, full-of-life second born Allison. She teaches me about living life to the fullest, about loving with my whole heart, and about putting others first. You are my sunshine Allie girl! PS if you get an extra minute today, […]