Great is Thy Faithfulness

Finding inspiration to help us make it through the week.

Some days are harder than others, and then sometimes turn into weeks. There are days you can’t take a step without falling flat on your face, again. You just want to stay down because the getting up is just as hard as the falling. You just “wanna get while the getting’s good,” as my Grandma Bessie used to say. The only problem is that you can’t. You have a husband, children, a home, ailing parents, you have a life.Finding inspiration to help us make it through the week.

Recently, a sweet friend,…

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Saturday Check in

Saturdays Check-in

Time to check in and let you know how I did this week. When you dream big and set really big goals, you don’t always make it, but you can get further than you imagine just by trying. I set a LOT of really big goals for myself on Monday. I didn’t do as well as I had hoped, but I tried and made some really great strides. I did somethings consistently that I’ve never done before and I feel it. I’m taking this a week at a time. Seeing what works and what does. Making changes as I…

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4 Ways I Make My Marriage Amazing!

4 Ways to Make Your Marriage AMAZING!

There is so much that makes up a day. Children going to school or started on school, laundry, dishes, dusting, (I’m supposed to do that?) helping your husband get to work and even getting to work yourself. This is just the morning! There are meals to plan and eat. Don’t forget the children’s activities! Somewhere in there you are supposed to eat and shower, yes even Mamas need a shower We are so busy doing, that we sometimes forget we need to work on our marriage too. We tend to forget, we are still going to be living with…

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100 Days to a New Me

100 Days to a New Me

Are you ever just DONE?!? I hit that point recently when a day of doing typical things wore me out. I’ve been told to give myself a break, since I’ve had 6 children, but that is just an excuse to keep destroying myself. I can’t keep doing this, if I want to live a long life!Just the 2 of Us

Things She didn’t teach me

Grandma wasn’t great about eating food that was good for her. There were ALWAYS sweets in the house. Grandma loved her sweets. I’m not just talking about mints,…

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Inspiration Sunday

Finding inspiration to help us make it through the week.

Sundays are busy in our house, but I want to take a moment every Sunday to share from the scriptures, something I read that inspires me. I want this to be something that helps you start your week off right. So here is to more Inspiration Sundays.

Finding inspiration to help us make it through the week.

The Bible is a very important part of our daily life at our home. We take advantage of homeschooling our children by making sure they spend time with God on a daily basis. This is done…

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Pride in a Job Well Done

Do you want your kids to know exactly how you want to clean without having to constantly be told?

You have company coming this weekend and even though the house isn’t a complete mess, it still isn’t company ready. You told Child A to go clean the main bathroom and Child B to clean up the living room, while you head to the kitchen. An hour later you walk into the bathroom to check on Child A and find they have accomplished NOTHING, and Child B is sitting on the couch reading a book. This has happened to me more than once, and it drives me insane. My children have been old enough for a long time to…

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The Path to the Good Life

Another day of laundry and dishes has begun. The crying babies and needy toddlers are begging for my attention. My boys seem to think I’m supposed to feed them more than once a day, and believe I don’t know when they are lying to me. There are teenagers who just want school to be over. All this and it is only 8 am, and nap time is a long time away.

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I certainly didn’t sign up for this when I said I wanted to be a Mama. I thought my children would…

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My Graceful Adornments

As far back as I can remember I had a love for handmade gifts and crafting. You would always find my aunts and Grandmas with some kind of crafting project in hand.dreamstime_xl_29947027
My dad’s mom, Mimi, was and still is always sewing something. They always made time for the things they loved whether it was quilting, crocheting, sewing garments or making dolls and bears. Everything was made with someone else in mind, sometimes it was a gift, but often it would be a project to be sold. These were women who not…

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Who is Lucile?

Everyone has that one person. This is the person that when you are with them, you are at complete peace. You know when you are with this person you are loved completely and wholly just the way you are.

From the time I was a little girl, my favorite place in the world was with my Grandma. My mom talks about how I never wanted to leave. There are pictures of me screaming when others are holding me, but if Grandma or Grandpa held me I would smile and giggle. I was adored. I was the center of their attention….

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