We love good bedtime stories and are always adding new ones to our collection. A few years ago, I picked up a copy of Amy Parker's book "Night Night, Farm. It was an instant hit with Charlotte, and Landon has enjoyed looking at it as well. Getting Night Night Sleepytown in the mail was a ... Read More about Night Night Sleepytown–another fun bedtime story!
Both of my kids love books, and one of our favorite ways to unwind at night is snuggled up on the couch reading a story or two before bed. Recently, I've been trying harder to make sure at least one of those stories is a Bible story. I wanted to share some of our current favorites with you ... Read More about Bedtime Bible Stories My Kids Love
I made a lot of plans for the blog and the 2017 reading challenge last fall. Turns out, I spent winter and through the summer growing a new addition to our family instead. Hyperemesis gravidarum might sound like just a fancy way to say "morning sickness", but if you've experienced it you will ... Read More about My Summer 2017 Reading List
Extended unemployment is one of the more challenging things that life can throw at anyone. Six months after we married, Scott and I found ourselves facing just that. The aircraft company we worked for in Northern Idaho was hit hard by the tanking economy. Along with dozens of other employees, ... Read More about Surviving Unemployment by Making Frugal Choices
I always have these grand plans to write a real End Of Year post with all sorts of newsy bits, observations and deep thoughts for the next year. But then I sit down at my computer and suddenly all the words go away. So instead of observations and lots of words, I'm leaving 2016 with pictures ... Read More about A Farewell to 2016