Young Living Essential Oils and an Asthma Rub Recipe

asthma chest rub

I was an oils skeptic. I heard people talking about how great essential oils were but really, I figured it was a placebo effect fad. After all, the things people were talking weren't really tangible or visible. To me, at least. And then I read Connie's testimony on Smockity Frocks about how her little girl was scalded by hot ramen noodles and [More...]


Book Review: Kidnapped by the Taliban

Kidnapped by the taliban

Kidnapped by the Taliban By: Dilip Joseph with James Lund   Publisher's Summary: Dilip Joseph dreams of life as a medical humanitarian. In 2009 his dream comes true as he joins the staff of Colorado-based Morning Star Development, a nonprofit community and economic development organization. On December 5, 2012, Dr. Joseph and [More...]

6 Lessons I Learned Through Early Pregnancy Loss

early pregnancy loss

  I know there are lots of articles out there about pregnancy loss, but I think an early pregnancy loss is different in some ways than others. Not to say one is worse than the other, but that the emotions are just different. Also, I think the view that society seems to have on early loss is different. I didn't ever see the baby on [More...]

Christmas projects underway!

knit stockings

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who are in the US! I hope you're having a great holiday. Lately, I've been doing a lot of knitting. I find it relaxing and therapeutic. A while ago, I got this bright idea in my head to knit all of the kids Christmas stockings. I didn't really consider at the time that knitting large projects can [More...]

My Baby You’ll Be

pregnancy loss

  Just a couple of weeks ago we shared the happy and exciting news that we were expecting our 5th child. Unfortunately, we received the sad news that our baby has already been called Home. We are sad, but comforted in knowing that our baby is with Jesus and that despite this loss, God still has plans for good for our [More...]

Moses Leads the People Book Review

mosesbook

Moses Leads the People My kids are just beginning to read so I was excited to receive this I Can Read Bible story.  This book is a Level 2 reader. It's still a little bit advanced for my kids (ages 6 and 5 to read on their own but they really enjoyed the story. The story of Moses is well summarized and the illustrations are very nice, bright, [More...]

An Awesome Knitting Project Announcement

pregnancy announcement

Something is being knit in our family, and it's not me who is doing the knitting! We're excited to announce that we are expecting a new member to the family, around the end of June or early July.   [More...]