Convictions and Culture, minimalism, Motherhood

100 Days of No TV: Day 24

Ok wow so I realize I haven't written about this since the first of the month and we're already almost done with June. So, if you don't know or if you forgot or maybe you thought I chickened out (believe me, it was a thought), me and my family are doing a fast/break from TV… Continue reading 100 Days of No TV: Day 24

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Family, Motherhood, Testimony

That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”

1 year ago it was the day before Father's day and 2 days before our anniversary. We had a getaway planned the next night to celebrate our anniversary. My husband was preaching that Sunday and being commissioned with the youth group for the upcoming mission trip that would begin 1 week later. 1 year ago,… Continue reading That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”

Family, Motherhood, Testimony

“Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

Just like I've seen ear infections 'come back' after the antibiotics were done could mean the same thing might be possible with a UTI, right? Early in May Rosie got sick suddenly with a fever and pain she described to me was when going to the bathroom. A round of medicine seemed to clear up… Continue reading “Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

Biblical Counseling, Convictions and Culture, Motherhood, Women's Health

Being Honest About My Mental Health

Part of why I love to blog, write, and paint furniture is because it's been good for my mental health. I don't think this comes as a surprise to anyone because like I wrote over at the Rochester MN Moms Blog, developing a hobby made me a better mom. We live in a tough world.… Continue reading Being Honest About My Mental Health

DIY

DIY Deliciously Shabby Chic Pink Dresser

I scored this cute (well, at first not so cute) little dresser for $10 on Craigslist. It looked like the perfect thing for me to give a new look for my daughters room. It's made of pine wood which is not real heavy so while it's not a priceless piece of furniture it does the… Continue reading DIY Deliciously Shabby Chic Pink Dresser

DIY, Product Reviews

A Newbies Resource Guide to Chalk Painting Furniture *For Beginners*

OH my goodness...endless fun, inspiration, ideas, and a great way to get feedback and ask questions to thousands of other self-proclaimed DIY furniture painters!!! The facebook groups I'm obsessed with right now are: 

Motherhood

10 Things I Learned About Serving Meals to Postpartum Moms

Head on over to Rochester MN Moms Blog to read my latest post there about the top 10 (secret: there's actually 11) things I learned about bringing new moms meals! This is a great topic and I would love to hear your thoughts and your own experiences. Don't forget to check out the other posts… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Serving Meals to Postpartum Moms