Being joyful when overwhelmed

Being joyful when overwhelmed

JOYFUL…… Tell another Mother that they need more of that in their lives and you are likely to be attacked with bad looks.  Most moms…

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My 3 month plan for household items

My 3 month plan for household items

        It seems that life has been very busy lately.  Since starting school back up it seems my tasks to be completed in…

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for when you feel discouraged....

for when you feel discouraged….

  image courtesy of pakorn at FreeDigitalPhotos.net I sometimes wonder why if we aspire to live a more plain and simple life why do we…

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My frugal productivity last week #2

My frugal productivity last week #2

  My goal, is to put this in each week as a new series, to allow me some regular series going each week.   I…

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large family camping part 2

large family camping part 2

Here are some more ways of how we packed for a tent camping excursion. I took plastic wash bins for doing dishes in and washing…

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large family camping part 1

large family camping part 1

My husband has been wanting to go tent camping for a really long time.  For many years we have ALWAYS had babies and lots of…

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New family photos!!!!

New family photos!!!!

    There was a time for many years when getting family photos was next to impossible.  During those years of having baby after baby…

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Last weeks frugal productivity ---new weekly series 1

Last weeks frugal productivity —new weekly series 1

    Part of my “job” as a wife and mother is to be frugal with the resources that God has given to me.  There…

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Eliminating Processed Foods Series---our month long challenge part 10--week 4 menu

Eliminating Processed Foods Series—our month long challenge part 10–week 4 menu

The problem with having a stocked pantry and having many get togethers is that you eat much processed foods.  It seems we have a week…

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freezer raspberry rhubarb jam

freezer raspberry rhubarb jam

I am not a big jam person at all.  I like my homemade strawberry freezer jam because it isn’t really like jam, it is more…

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