My kids were 2.5 and 1 years old when my husband became the Associate Pastor of a church. It was his first full-time ministry position and therefore the first time I was officially labeled "Pastor's Wife". Sunday mornings became a dreaded scary part of my week because it was left up to me to get… Continue reading 5 Tips for Managing Sunday Morning Chaos: Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife
Maybe you have a kitchen island and you love it and can't imagine life without it. I, however, HATED mine. Our house is a little quirky and I think the layout is odd. Nonetheless, it's our house and I love our house. God provided our house to us in an amazing way. But the kitchen… Continue reading I Ripped Out My Kitchen Island: Adventures in Minimalism
So, apparently kids get 4 to 6 colds a year (this is according to WebMD, but our local doctor said 5 to 7). I don't know about you but I am so over this cold and flu season. I'm sick of doing all the things to try and stay healthy, and in my experience so far, doing… Continue reading When We Became The Sick Family
Minimalism is a HOT word right now. There's an entire culture and movement going on all around us. It's a decor style, it's a lifestyle, it's a practice, a religion even. There's a good chance you have heard of minimalism and are intrigued by it, and you probably know someone who is into it. I… Continue reading How to Get the Most out of Minimalism Without Actually Being a Minimalist!
An open apology letter to my church family Dear church, I am sorry that you had to stand there witnessing my obstinate 2 year old crying after I caught him trying to sneak into the children's church cracker stash. He has been trying these tricks more in the last couple of weeks at home too.… Continue reading Confessions of a Pastors Wife: an open letter to my church family
I've been battling a bad cold this week and have been feeling really foggy and run down. There have been some funny/interesting/random moments this week that maybe will give you a laugh or an idea. Enjoy! I let my kids cut and paste images from an IKEA magazine onto construction paper and told them to… Continue reading 5 Funny Things I Did By Friday
The day my husband was traveling home from his time teaching in Haiti I see a snapchat notification come in from him. Upon opening it I was blown away to see, not my husband, but Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth with her husband Robert! If you don't know who that is she used to be known as… Continue reading That Time Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth Snapchatted Me
Drowsiness ensues as I lay in my bed wondering whether or not I will say goodnight to my husband before the nocturnal demands overtake my exhausted body. BUZZ! goes the dryer. I’ll get it tomorrow. Cheerios are scattered across half of the living room floor with the vacuum standing as a borderline between the clean… Continue reading Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)