I’m quite convinced that God wants to strip us of busy and impart us with holy. Holy rest. Holy relationship. Holy intention. Holy listening. Holy words. Rest must be intentional,otherwise it becomes one of those things that we do “later” when everything else is done. If there’s one thing I’ve struggled to learn is that… Read More Holy Rest
I literally looked through the freezer and cupboards to put this meal together. Since our No Spend Month is in full swing we are eating from our cupboard and freezer, with the exception of fresh things bought from the store like dairy products, fresh fruit and vegetables and some meat. I knew I wanted to do… Read More Crockpot Chicken w/ Herbed Dumplings: No Spend Month Meal
This frosting is heavenly. Easy. Delicate. Just sweet enough. Ingredients: 1 stick butter (8 tbsp) 8 oz. cream cheese 1 cup Powdered Sugar 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes To Do: To an electric mixer add the butter and cream cheese, beat on medium high for about 8 minutes until well mixed and it begins to… Read More Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting
We have a sliding glass double door that leads to our deck and back yard. During the winter months we love to see the different birds that find their way to within viewing distance of our doors. No binoculars are needed since often they come right up on the deck and eat the seed we… Read More 8 Ways to Attract Birds throughout the Winter Months
This is a little late getting posted…since we’re 10 days into January already….but we started No Spend January at beginning of the month. We have done NSJ for a few years. This year though, our NSJ will likely last through March rather than ending on January 31st. We are sensing a deep calling to dive deep… Read More No Spend Month-It’s not just about finances.
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It’s snowy, cold and otherwise super conducive to making homemade bird feeders. The girls used to help me with these types of things when they were little (spreading peanut butter around on a pine cone and rolling it in bird seed was atleast an hour’s worth of activity), but…
Basically four things happened this Christmas break…1. We ate a lot of food. 2. My kitchen became a showcase for The Pioneer Woman’s kitchen collection. 3. My parents did dishes and 4. I took an opportunity to read, cook, sleep and sleep. I don’t hate any of those. Some friends gave me a PW Dutch Oven and… Read More French Toast Baked Oatmeal