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Next Year’s Garden
I decided to write a quick post to let you know that you can store seed packets in a plastic freezer bag in the freezer for next year’s garden. The next year they still grow great. I like to store enough seeds that I could plant a suitable garden the next year without ever going […]
Warm and Comfy -Emergency Kit Idea
An idea for warmth and comfort in an emergency..
We all want to do what is most important in a day! Check lists are impersonal and they don’t get to the heart of what is happening TODAY. Recently, I felt inspired to try a different approach to goal setting. It takes a few minutes of pondering and prayer each day, but it is so […]
Water not Wasted
Drought is plaguing the area I live. Is there any way to help? It takes time for your running water to get hot. A few years ago a good friend of mine mentioned that she keeps a bucket close by to place under her kitchen faucet while she waits for her water to get warm. […]
Pretend Trip to Madagascar!
Where is Madagascar? Is it actually a country or just a movie? Our family loves to pretend to visit different countries and various states…and Madagascar caught our eye. First, we checked out a couple of books about Madagascar from our local library. These books gave an overview and help us see what we want to […]
Peace Amid Panic
“Therefore…let us cheerfully do all things that lie in our power; and then may we stand still, with the utmost assurance, to see the salvation of God, and for his arm to be revealed.”[i] Reasonably preparing for potential rough times ahead will bring a peace that lets us step back and watch the Lord’s hand […]
My Hiding Place
We all need a hiding place. Here’s why…
Meet Marco Polo at Dinner Tonight!
At the local swimming pool you hear “Marco” and then an answer of “Polo” across the pool….and thus goes the traditional hiding game, Marco Polo. There is now an app named after him that lets us send short video clips of our activities and locations to our friends and family. It left me wondering about […]
In Sight Insights -Practical Teaching Ideas
Placing thoughtful insights right in sight is a practical way to teach children! Below are some ideas that have emerged out of the desire to teach growing kids without preaching too often. Kitchen Table As many of my blog followers know, I love to use the kitchen table as a place for teaching. In 2014, […]
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