First Friday Favorites #5 – Pinterest Recipes

Today’s First Friday Favorites post is going to be a quick and easy one – I’m just sending you to Pinterest! We all have our Pinterest food boards, right? Personally, I have a board of recipes to actually try out soon, a board of really healthy food, a board of quick, on-the-go food I can make at…

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First Friday Favorites #4 – Spices

  We’ve just relocated from our house in town where we stay in the winter, out to the summer camp where we live and work for most of the year. Here at camp, we live in a small apartment, where the kitchen situation is – well – quite minimal! We have a microwave, mini-fridge, toaster…

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Life Lessons from Yoga

What’s your go-to favorite workout? Mine is definitely yoga! I love it because not only is it stretching, toning, a full-body workout, energizing, and healthy – it’s also gentle. While I enjoy the occasional Zumba session, generally, crazy intense cardio workouts are not my thing. Yoga is perfect for me. Last year I discovered the…

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My Favorite Bra

Yes, this is a blog post about bras. *insert blushing face* But seriously, we all wear them and everybody knows it, so it’s okay to talk about it, right? Today I want to tell you about my new favorite!! Introducing…. the Coobie Bra. It’s a wireless, SUPER comfortable, pull-over-your-head bra with removable pads. For me,…

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First Friday Favorites #2 – Homey Decor Things

This month for First Friday Favorites, I want to show you some creative, decorative things I’ve done in my home recently that I just LOVE. I’m not much of a decorator nor a crafter, unfortunately. But these are simple things that just make me smile when I look at them. Which, in my opinion, are…

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Tracking My Year in Words

For 2017, one of my big goals is to consistently use a planner. I’m mainly going to need this organizational skill over the camp season when life, work, and ministry are busy busy busy and full of deadlines. That starts up in May, but I’m trying to get into the habit already, in this slightly-less-busy…

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Natural Products I’m Using (and loving!)

Hey friends! So over the past year or two, I’ve been making an effort to live a healthier, more natural lifestyle — including the products I use in my home and on my body. Sometimes we don’t realize how much junk, chemicals, fake stuff, and even artificial hormones we are taking in, just through the products…

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My Natural Headache Miracle Workers!

(This post contains affiliate links. See full affiliate disclosure at the bottom!)    Girls, this is just so good, I have to share it with you! For the last few years, I’ve gotten a lot of headaches – some of them bordering on migraine status. They usually start in my neck, climbing upward into my…

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A Pure Harvest

Today I did a new thing. I went out to my back yard with a gallon-size plastic bucket, and I filled it with wild rose hips. Then I made rose hip juice… and eventually will make a little bit of jelly, too. It’s fascinating, and truly beautiful, in a way, to go out and harvest…

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A Delicious Recipe With Sausage and Apples and Potatoes

Sorry, y’all, but I’m not sure what else to call this yummy concoction. It doesn’t really have a name. But I promise it’s delicious. Here’s the story. I was recently put on a minimal-gluten-and-dairy diet for a while, so I was continually on the lookout for good recipes that fit this diet. My husband and…

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