Tag: life lessons

Purging with Purpose

Understand from the beginning that I am not in any way talking about food! These are my thoughts on scaling down and simplifying my life… It’s not just children who struggle with the “need” versus “want” concept.  I grew up in an average middle class family with four children, both parents, and usually a pet or…

Reflect and Resolve

Every year seems to pass by with things “I intended to do” and didn’t get done. Pictures in Rubbermaids, rooms that need painting, shelves that need cleaning. I’m not REALLY a procrastinator, though I sometimes wonder if I don’t see myself very clearly. The mirror doesn’t lie, so why should I? I know what I AM… *A…

ThanksLiving

It’s a season of thanksgiving and many are posting on Facebook what they’re thankful for each day.  I haven’t had the time to sit down and do that every day, but I am pondering this… Does this conscious attempt to be thankful contribute to the general sense of joy we feel through the holidays?  I believe that a thankful heart is…

Homemade Peach Cobbler…YUMMM!

Summertime is here and so are the PEACHES!!  There’s nothing like fresh peaches, and a local favorite is ECKERT’S FAMILY FARM.  From peaches in the summer to pumpkins in the fall, Eckert’s provides us with the best of every harvest. I actually prefer pie over cake any day, so when fruit is in season, I head to…

In Other Words…

When Doug and I moved into our home almost 7 years ago, I made the decision to SIMPLIFY.  My goal was to get rid of clutter and display only things that would represent my faith and my family.  Apparently, I am a fan of WORDS, because almost every room in my house has something to say!. Since…