Happiness is_____ Not Taking Anything for Granted

Sometimes it’s time to sit back and appreciate the things that enjoy everyday – and don’t think about.  Typically, I do this when I no longer have it.  For instance, yesterday morning I got up and everything was blurry – even with my glasses on. Yeah, scary. Diabetes?  Brain tumor????  What is going on now?  Read the full article…

With Risk – There is Some Element of Faith

Risk and faith go hand and hand.  Have faith to know whether the risk is worth taking ~The Squishable Baby No matter where we are in life – no matter what we are doing – and to matter where we are spiritually – we all have some level of faith.  Every one of us.  You Read the full article…

Natural Dyes, Egg Dyeing, and a beautiful Easter Story

Today, I made natural dyes using the recipe I found in Green Child Magazine.  It was definitely a learning experience.  I used… Beets for red Blueberries and grape juice for purple Spinach for green The Beets were wonderful!  You boil them for 5 minutes, and you get a deep dark red color.  The purple was Read the full article…

My Path to Forgiveness

Today, being Good Friday, I want to talk a bit about forgiveness.  Even though I have tried really really hard, there are certain things it’s hard for me to forgive.  I have talked forgiveness before – here.  I have had to forgive when I wrote this post, and I still have to forgive the same Read the full article…

Service – April Goals

When ye are in service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God      ~Mosiah 2:17 It’s monthly goals time with Mama Smiles at Joyful Parenting.  I knew it was time to be accountable.  I got up thinking about scripture today.  I was thinking about this particular verse because I Read the full article…

Our Seder Meal

We had our Seder meal yesterday and we all learned a lot. All of us feasted together – the whole family around the table!  We didn’t have horseradish, so I thought we would use mustard as a substitute.  Not sure if that’s okay or not, but I was too lazy to go back to the Read the full article…

A Little Bit of Crazy

I cannot believe it’s 8 PM.  Where has the day gone?  I cannot believe I am writing my blog post this late.  I had a very nice inspiring post, and my day has been so crazy – it’s unbelievable. It all started out well – well kind of.   The kids have been constantly sick, Read the full article…

Happiness is (Week 5)

I have been so tired – blogging, Reading blogs and commenting, homeschooling, trying to play with the kids, trying to get time in for sewing, breastfeeding, making doctors appointments and homeschool coop meetings, make it to the gym to work out…and on and on and on.  I just haven’t been getting any sleep.  I would Read the full article…

The Still Small Voice

Have you ever listened to your inner voice, and, as a result taken a leap of faith?  Maybe you delved into something so outside of your comfort zone that nobody really understood.  Maybe it was something you have been thinking about for some time. I do that a lot.  Maybe it’s because I have no Read the full article…