Category Archives: Housework, Homestead, & Home-schooling

Why I’m hearing more from God these days…

  The day I stopped trying to keep a perfect house (and perfectly dressed children, perfectly coiffed hair, etc. etc. etc.) is the day I found sweet freedom. Freedom from the overwhelming busyness that kept me from noticing God’s most … Continue reading

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I have Sjogren’s…but it doesn’t have me

April is Sjogren’s(pronounced “show-grins”) awareness month. I really had intended to skip writing about it since I am all too aware of Sjogren’s in my life. I didn’t really want to bring it to the surface or seem as if … Continue reading

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What really matters…

What really matters? its the simple things….the “things” that can’t be bought… like this wind caressing warm May afternoon spent walking in the yard with my barefoot baby. or admiring the beauty of my new hanging plants and the sweet … Continue reading

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a time of healing….

Somethin’ gotta give with the way I’m livin’ Seems I’m gettin’ down everyday The more I strive, the less I’m alive And seems i’m gettin’ further away (taken from Amos Lee-Supply and Demand- lyrics) It’s May and this will only … Continue reading

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My house is now my home

Nearly seven years ago, my husband and I decided upon a set of plans and had a new house built. Surprisingly, the construction went so fast we found ourselves painting the walls and getting ready to move in with our … Continue reading

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Living in the kitchen today…

I’ve spent most of the day blanching cabbage, radishes and green beans to freeze. I’m getting a little weary with the heat inside my kitchen so I thought I’d take a break. Today is the first time I’ve ever put … Continue reading

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getting some “me-time” by the clothesline…

Our dryer has quit drying. So, until the repair person comes to fix it Saturday, I’ve been having to hang my laundry out on the line. I know I’ve said before how much I like it, but I forgot to mention … Continue reading

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