A Few Good Green Living Tips

We teach our boys to be good stewards of the many blessings God has given them, this includes our home and our environment. We have been intrusted with this beautiful place we call home and it is our responsibility to make sure the earth is not just used and exploited but conserved or stewarded. Here are a few good green living tips from our home to yours....Watch consumption patterns for energy and water needs and curb … [Read more...]

Easter Traditions, Treats & Sweets


While at the BlissDom conference, we had the wonderful opportunity to get to know some of the Hershey's reps as well as create our very own Hershey's Easter baskets. We choose our basket color, filler and our favorite Hershey's candies! I made sure to include a bag of each one of the boys favorites {and mine}... Twizzlers, Kit Kats, Jolly Ranchers, Hershey's Kisses and of course Cadbury Eggs.  Needless to say, we were … [Read more...]

Seventh Generation Tackled Our Laundry

A random fact about me that I don't think anyone other than my husband and maybe my sister know... I have been using Tide as my one and only laundry detergent for over 15 years! I have tried other detergents in the past and I always returned to old faithful Tide.....until I tried Seventh Generation's Free & Clear Liquid Laundry 2 X Concentrate. The fact that this product is "Green" {a healthy solution for the air, … [Read more...]

Giving Back as a Family

YES! I love Members Unite, our family is really excited to join this wonderful community. {Really Excited} We are always trying to find ways to give back as a family. We strive to teach our boys to give and have servants hearts. The boys were so excited after my trip to Guatemala with Save the Children, they still love looking at the pictures of the mothers and children we visited throughout the remote villages in … [Read more...]

A New Year’s Prayer and Black-eyed Peas


Hard to believe that another year has passed us by. It has been a wonderful, busy year full of many blessings and amazing experiences. My trip to Guatemala was by far the highlight of my year and the perfect way to start off the new year.  I will be ringing in the 2012 at home with my blessings. New Years day is also my Mother-in-loves birthday, we usually head over to her house and enjoy a traditional New Years day meal … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Traditions


Our family has a few simple everyday traditions such as as reading nightly at bed time and pizza / movie nights on Fridays. Each holiday season, I try to add a new tradition to the mix. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to begin new family traditions, as we are often inspired to remember all that we are thankful for. After all, traditions are the glue that keeps a family together. Our favorite Thanksgiving tradition … [Read more...]

4th of July Festivities


{As usual, another {not so} Wordless Wednesday!} We spent the better part of the day at our friends home for a church cook out. We spent the late afternoon at hubbys parents then home for fireworks with the neighbors. It was a day full of fun and celebrating.   Tons of delish BBQ, sides and desserts!  Dominick and Micah warming up for Badminton  Troy and the boys resting in the shade. Not sure why they … [Read more...]