This piece isn’t yet hung on the wall. I’m not sure exactly where it will go (plus I don’t yet have the hardware needed for hanging it). I was inspired a few years ago by a friend of a friend who paints on plexiglass. She does really fantastic work. I had in my brain’s Idea… Read More Plexiglass Wall Art-DIY
Well, maybe not, but it’s a catchy title right? 29 Random Things About Us: Jeremy and I (Chrystal) watch The Office every single night. We own the series and will sometimes watch the same DVD three nights in a row. We are GINORMOUS fans. Anna is the only one among us who likes eggplant. Jeremy… Read More Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know.
Granola is a great snack by itself, but also great on top of yogurt or ice cream. Store bought is good, but homemade is better and less expensive. It’s quick to make (you likely have everything in your cupboard right now that you’ll need)…simply put everything in a bowl and mix, then while you’re baking… Read More Easy 5-Ingredient Homemade Granola-Recipe
Looking through pictures yesterday reminded me of my solo trip to The Rocky Mountain National Park back in 2013. It also reminded me of so many other significant things that year…. We moved from this house with this backyard… to this house with this backyard. The sunset looked like this….And Kaitlyn looked something like this…. We… Read More Three Years Ago
What: Bucket List Opportunity: Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park Why: Conference for Wesleyan female clergy Where: Estes Park, CO. When: Three years ago this month. What I learned: God is so much bigger than me. Blessed.
Chipotle is one of our favorite restaurants. However, it’s a solid 45 minutes from us. Times that we eat at Chipotle are considered “special occasions”. Pair it with a bookstore and we can make an entire day out of it! Our meal plan for the week included burritos, which I completely forgot about until tonight.… Read More Burritos-An easy weeknight meal
I’m honored to be on our denomination’s district Women’s Ministry Council. We take on the fun of planning a yearly retreat for the ladies of our 70ish churches. Favors, photo booths, speakers(this year is was three of our council members), worship, fun games, great food, and a chance to meet other ladies on our district… Read More The Annual Ladies Retreat
Monday Breakfast-cereal Lunch-haluski Dinner-Dad’s Famous Chicken Tuesday Breakfast-toast, fruit Lunch-Cabelas Dinner-baked haddock, mashed potatoes, peas Wednesday Breakfast-toast, fruit Lunch-Ramen Noodles and GF pasta Dinner-GF Pasta with meat sauce, tossed salad Thursday Breakfast-toast, fruit Lunch-pbj Dinner- BBQ chicken legs, potato chip, raw carrots Friday Breakfast-banana muffins Lunch-Chicken on the grill, carrot raisin salad Dinner-hamburgers, mashed potatoes,… Read More Meal Plan 4/17-4/23
We headed out Friday afternoon-Earth Day!-with 12 giant trash bags and gloves to an area near us that we’ve noticed has had a lot of trash collected in it and started collecting. It really is a joy to keep even a little part of the earth clean. (PS-I really did pick up trash too, but… Read More Trash Pick Up
As much as we can we like to support groups’ efforts. We can’t always do a lot, but a little here and there from a number of people makes a difference. Since it’s Earth Day and (hopefully) we all have Earth on the mind I’m listing below a number of organizations you can join and/or… Read More 20 Earth Friendly Conservation Groups You Can Join today!