Help Teens Find Families

I know I'm a bit on the late side, but did you know that November is National Adoption Month in the US? As Christians, we are called to care for the widows and orphans (see James 1:27) and that might look differently for each of us. Some might volunteer to spend time with children who need a father or mother figure in their lives. Others might [More...]

Skin Support Essential Oil Roller Bottle Blend

skin support blend

One of my favourite things about Young Living essential oils is that there are countless ways to combine them to create blends to help support my family's wellness in just about any area. One of the major systems that need support in my home is skin. Kids play rough and get scrapes or scratches daily. With the cooler weather now comes dry skin. We [More...]

5 Minutes With Jesus Book Review


5 Minutes with Jesus by Sheila Walsh Book Description We balance so many things day after day-families, jobs, church, sports. Sometimes it feels like there is no time left for the most important thing: spending time with Jesus. But Sheila Walsh will help us do just that through these concise but substantial daily readings. Each entry [More...]

My Thoughts on the Essential Oils Wars

young living and essential oils wars

You've probably realized by now that I love Young Living Essential Oils. You've also probably heard of another big brand, DoTerra. Yes, I'm talking about the elephant in the room. Young Living vs. DoTerra. No, this isn't an attack on anyone who sells DT oils; in fact, I am friends with several people who do and *gasp* we can still be [More...]

It could happen to any of us


This morning I read the tragic news that 3 sisters in Alberta died after a farm accident.  I can't imagine what their family is going through, and honestly, I don't want to even try. And sadly, as soon as the story is out, so are the judgments. People commenting that the parents are more or less at fault for allowing their children to play in an [More...]

Our (late) Not-Back-to-School Photos 2015

not back to school photos

Every year I've taken not-back-to-school photos of the kids. It's so neat to see how they've grown and their personalities shine through. I'm a little late this year but here they are!   And here are our past photos: 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 [More...]

Free Gratitude Journal


  In Touch Ministries is offering a free 90-day gratitude journal, no shipping fees. This is available to US and Canada...possibly other countries, I'm not sure..but give it a try! While supplies last so don't wait! [More...]