Something is Fishy

And it’s not the fish! SNAILS…SNAILS…SNAILS…MORE SNAILS Can you see all those small brownish-gold things in the picture above? Those are snails. They are over-running our tank. Today alone, I killed 43 snails. And that only counts the ones I found on the tank walls. We never even planned to have a fish tank. Excitedly, … [Read more…]

Destination Vacation!

Every two years, we go on a family vacation with my husband’s family. We have a great time, and we visit wonderful places! It is usually based on where we can use timeshare points, but not always. Our first big vacation came after our oldest was born. Desination – Sedona, AZ.  We made it to Mexico … [Read more…]

The Wonder of it All

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” ― Rachel Carson I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sure I could easily destroy the … [Read more…]

The Laborers Are Few – Luke 10:2

He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.       Luke 10:2 I’ve always imagined this verse applying only to life on the outside of the church – where you might expect to find people searching for … [Read more…]

Top 10 THM Travel Staples

On our upcoming family vacation, we are traveling up north to see Mt. Rushmore and the Wisconsin Dells. Five adults and four kids. BUT, traveling is not always a THM friendly event, especially when you are the only one out of nine that eats this way. This is my top 10 list of MUST HAVES for … [Read more…]

Recipe for Love: To Give

My grandparents taught me many things in life, too many to fit on a page. One of my favorites has always been to use your outside hand/arm when passing or receiving a dish being passed around the table. Believe it or not, I actually use that more than I thought I ever would. My grandmother … [Read more…]

Choosing a Ballet Studio

There are numerous points to consider when choosing a ballet studio for your child. For me, a conservative Christian teacher was at the top of the list! See what else I considered before making a selection for my 4 year-old daughter. E was barely 4 when she started ballet. As a mom of three boys … [Read more…]