Crafting A God Centered Schedule


   Is your schedule running you? or are you running your schedule? Are you feeling tired, overwhelmed and exhausted? Me too!!  I recently read a book that helped me learn to prioritize my life by simplifying my schedule.  In his book, Simplify, Bill Hybels first talks about what is draining you and encourages you to [...]

Week in Review-September 26, 2014

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Hi and thanks for joining me for this “week in review!” Can you tell it’s starting to look like Fall around here??  This week I trudged to the mancave basement, went into the storage area, and pulled up the 2 Fall bins.  I LOVE to decorate for Fall because it doesn’t take too much effort [...]

Crock Pot Angel Chicken

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People, I have a new best friend!  This friend works so hard for me and makes my life SO much easier!  Who wouldn’t love a best friend like that???  Did you guess it?  It’s my CROCK POT! I recently was surfing my way through Pinterest and found this recipe.  If you aren’t a fan of [...]

Week in Review- September 19, 2014

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I don’t know about you, but this week just FLEW BY!!  I guess that means I was having fun, right??? Since I’m short on time, Let’s play Awesome vs. Awkward!!! Ready, set, go!! AWESOME: Our weekend started off GREAT!  These cuties stopped by to stay overnight on Saturday! I enjoyed EVERY MINUTE with them! Becky [...]

Puppy Picks- The Kong


Today starts a new series that I’m really excited to share!  Over the next year, I will be sharing some of my favorite dog toys, treats, beds and accessories! Today’s pick is one that I LOVE….The Kong!! I think it’s pretty common knowledge that our dogs need physical exercise and that’s easily remedied by going [...]

Week in Review- September 12, 2014


Welcome back to my Week in Review!  Thanks for taking the time to stop by!! This week brought some travel!  We ventured to a resort called “Wilderness on the Lake” in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  Getting everyone’s schedule to work was quite a task, but we got the WHOLE family together and spent the whole weekend [...]

Here’s What We’re Reading! Fall 2014


We’re readers in this house….well, all except for one of us. He seems to be more interested in looking up cars online or reading Auto Trader magazine- hey, that’s reading, right?? Here’s what we’re reading: Me:  Simplify by Bill Hybels. Let’s be honest here..I’m a sucker for self help books! Bill shares from his personal experience [...]

Week in Review- Back to School Edition (Sept. 5th)

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It’s the week that makes me happy, but makes me sad….confusing, huh?  As much as I enjoyed having those kiddoes home, there comes a time when even THEY are ready to go back! Son #2 (sophomore) went back to college a few days before classes even started to help move the new freshman class into [...]

Week in Review- August 29, 2014


Hello there, friends! It’s time for this week’s edition of the GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY!! First we’ll start with the GOOD… We started the week celebrating the last day of Summer employment for Son #2!  He ordered steak fajitas!  You could hear them sizzle as they brought them to the table.  Let me [...]

P.F. Chang’s Copycat Lettuce Wraps


Am I the only one who doesn’t want to turn on the oven when it’s 80 degrees out??  I promise this recipe will be easy and guaranteed not to make your electric bill go up!! Let’s get started!  Here are the ingredients… As you glance down at the printable recipe, you will mix the first [...]