We got our family pictures taken early in October and I’m really excited to share these with you today. My sweet friend Jordan from Jordan K Photography took these beautiful photos. The day wasn’t the prettiest for a photo shoot, but I’m really pleased with how these turned out. Jordan has been taking our family […]

Last week we got 300 followers on Facebook and I always told myself that when we got to that number there would be a giveaway. I’ve been collecting the books for this giveaway for a while now. I love each one of these books and if you were to see my copies you would see […]

The month of November I had so much fun with our #onemonthofthankfulness Instagram challenge meeting some awesome people, encouraging each other to remember how much we truly have and trying to change my daily attitude and outlook that I knew we would have to come up with another challenge. This one might be a little […]

Grain free Almond Joy Cookie Bites refined sugar free and egg free

Who doesn’t love a Christmas Cookie Exchange?  We would like to share with you some of our favorite Christmas cookies!  We can’t give you the actual cookie, but we can give you the recipes!  You can see one of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes below, and then find links to several other great Christmas cookie […]

Christmas nativity craft

A few weeks ago Sethboy was begging for a craft time. I had been wanting make something with all the toilet paper tubes that we had been collecting and we had Styrofoam balls left from our Super Simple Snowman we made last year. We also had lots of felt, some yarn and lots of glue […]

goals december

Oh goodness. We are almost one-third of the way through the month…better get these posted. :) Next year I will better about this, at least I’m planning to be. It is a goal. Here are my goals for this month. It is a little shorter of a list because well December is a busy month […]


In the end of October I was challenged to start having a better attitude. I decided that I was going to try to find one thing every day in November to be thankful for. To keep me on track and to share what I was learning I decide to make a challenge for anyone who […]


Happy Belated Thanksgiving!! I hope you enjoyed your long weekend with family and friends, I know we did. We met some goals that weren’t on this list this month, like stocking our freezer with venison. We need four deer and thankfully during early doe season and the past couple weeks of rifle season Ben was […]

Last week Erica from Raising Munchies invited me to share what/where my happy place is. Erica and I have a lot in common. We share some similar happy places, like running, quiet time with Jesus and those moments of rest with a cup of coffee. I’m finding that thinking about my happy places is bringing […]


So it has been one week since I found out for certain that grains, cabbage, strawberries and rooibos tea don’t agree with me. It has been easier than I thought it would be to get back into the swing of cooking and eating grain free. Honestly the strawberries and rooibos tea have been the hardest […]


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