Week-end: links & life {vol. 5}

paper snowflakes

Welcome to my relatively new weekly post to share the best posts I read this week and a few highlights about what's going on in our lives here at home! "This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see." - Corrie Ten Boom Wednesday made FIVE … [Read more]

DIY Painted Kitchen Cabinets

DIY white painted kitchen cabinets

I always have some sort of project going, and an ever-growing to-do list. But I never blogged our kitchen re-do, and since it was one of our more dramatic and labor-intensive projects, it deserves sharing -- even now, way after the fact. A … [continue reading]

Last minute gift ideas for her

last-minute gift ideas for her

Time flies, and that seems especially true during the month of December. There are just 10 days 'til Christmas! If you still have gifts to buy, consider these last-minute gifts. {Note: post contains affiliate links.} Beautiful … [continue reading]

Week-end: links & life {vol. 4}

too much Christmas

Welcome to the 4th edition of my relatively new weekly post to share the best posts I read this week and a bit of what's going on in our lives here at home! “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he … [continue reading]

The simple joys of tea

organic herbal tea

Tea is one of the simple joys in life that I savor every day. Even on vacation. Even at conferences. Even when we went camping! It has, of course, already made appearances in my relatively new hobby of art journaling. Tea is good for … [continue reading]

100 things I want my daughters to know

100 things I want my daughters to know

Three daughters, plus a daughter-in-law, and likely another daughter-in-law someday if/when the youngest marries; that's potentially five families who will branch off of ours. I find that awesome -- and sometimes a little bit … [continue reading]