Start a Blog in 15 Minutes

Start a Blog in 15 Minutes!

A Simple Step by Step Guide This post may contain affiliate links.  Please read my Disclosure for more information. My Story I started a free blog on not long after we lost our first daughter, Faith, in April 2014.  I really wanted to start reaching out to people about pregnancy/infant loss.  There is a huge lack of resources when it comes to these subjects which is why I wanted to start sharing my story. Thus, my first Read More

National Consignment Day

Never Throw Away – Today is National Consignment Day!

  Fall has Begun *This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more information.*  Fall has officially begun.  The air is cool and crisp.  The leaves are starting to change colors and fall.  The scent of wood-burning stoves fills the air.  Along with these wonderful things, fall prompts me to dig out the sweaters, long pants, coats, and boots.  My husband and I have pretty much everything we need for fall, minus a few items, Read More

The BEST Weapon for Your Girl's Backpack! Feature Pic

THE BEST Weapon for Your Daughter’s Backpack! {Review & GIVEAWAY}

NIV Faithgirlz Backpack Bible – Giveaway & Review *This Bible was provided to me for my honest review by the BlogAbout Blogger Network.* When I first received my Faithgirlz Backpack Bible it was like Christmas morning!  I opened the box with excitement knowing that it was going to be just beautiful.  I am excited to get the opportunity to keep and GIVE AWAY a copy of this beautiful book.  If you have a daughter who is a teen, Read More

3 Must Do's Albuquerque

3 Must Do’s in Albuquerque

Introduction Having lived in Albuquerque, NM for awhile (my husband and I were married there), I am sharing 3 things you must do on your next visit.  While I know there are many more fun things to do, I wanted to narrow it down to 3 things so you can have ample time to find a few other things that may be of specific interest to you or have time to just relax and do nothing.  Sit Read More

Clean Country Kitchen Challenge

Clean Country Kitchen Challenge – Recap

Lost Track of Time Time has been going by so quickly that I have lost track of how many days have passed since I started my Clean Country Kitchen Challenge.  I decided it was time to post a recap of the challenge.  I hope you have been following along and keeping your kitchen clean as well. Failures Over the last handful of weeks, I have failed a few times to clean up the kitchen at the end of Read More

8 Things to do when a child dies

8 Things to Say or Do When a Child Dies

  What to Say (or Not to Say), What to Do (or Not Do) When someone you know loses a child it can be very difficult to know how to respond, what to say, what not to say, what to do, what not to do…That being said, as someone who has lost a child, I am going to share some tips to help those of you who have not to get a better understanding what to do Read More

Clean Country Kitchen Challenge Wk 3

Clean Country Kitchen Challenge – Week 3

Week 3 Update Moving right along on my Clean Country Kitchen Challenge – Week 3, went fairly well. I am still moving forward and have not given up!  That is what is important.  Well, I am a little late with my week 3 update for my Clean Country Kitchen Challenge, but better late than never, ha!  I just heated up my coffee, again, so I am ready to get down to business.  Keeping the dishes done and Read More

Greek Salad

Simple Mother’s Day Fun & Greek Salad

Keeping it Simple This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more information. This year for Mother’s Day, we went to my brother’s house for a BBQ.  Getting together with family was a GREAT, fun option.  My brother made ribs on the grill.  His family also provided a great traditional salad,  One of my sisters made some delicious cheesecake.  My mom made and brought brownies.  I found a recipe for Veggie Lover’s Greek Pasta Salad and Read More

Simple Joy Field of Clover

Simple Joy – Field of Clover

Beautiful Spring Weather Today we spent a lot of time outside enjoying the beautiful spring weather together.  Watching Joy playing outside today, I again, realized that so much of what she does are simple joys.  These joys make our everyday lives so wonderful if we take time out to recognize and enjoy them.  I believe these often go unnoticed as we rush through our hectic lives.  Viewing life through the innocent eyes of a child gives me Read More

Simple Joy Window Block

Simple Joy – Window Block

Seek Simple Joys In this life, we need to take time out to see and truly relish in the simple joys.  I will post many simple joys as I encounter them in my life.  Please share the things that bring you simple joy!  The first simple joy I am sharing with you is what I lovingly refer to as our window block. The Window Block During a recent toy clean-up time before Joy goes to bed, I Read More