An Accident – No Longer A Slave To Fear


Parenting

Today I am sharing the story of a recent accident involving an Epi-Pen for two reasons: to raise awareness of Epi-Pen safety, and to share how God’s faithfulness and presence gave tangible peace and help in a scary situation. The Accident Yesterday was a normal summer day. The kids and I got up, ate breakfast […]

July 11, 2017

Lessons Learned From An Achey-Breaky Hip – 8 Life Lessons We Can Take Away From An Injury


I'm a Work in Progresss

This summer I had some discomfort in my leg, lower back and hip. It wasn’t really painful, but bothersome when driving, walking or trying to sleep on my side. Then, one Saturday, part of my leg went numb, scaring the bejeebers out of me. I expected the worst – a pinched nerve with a long recovery and lifting […]

October 19, 2015

Lessons Learned The Hard Way: How NOT To Strip A Bar Stool


DIY

I wasn’t going to share this, but since in the real world, DIY projects do not always go as planned, I thought it necessary to share how I got a little over confident and made an incorrect assumption during one of my recent endeavors. While it was a relatively minor mistake and the project was salvaged, I created unnecessary […]

September 30, 2014

What Do You See? What Does God See? Do They Match?


I'm a Work in Progresss

Standing in front of a mirror in June, getting ready, I found myself displeased with how my clothes fit. I sighed, wishing I had bought something new to wear for family photos. The image I saw mirrored my own self image, not just my outward appearance: A wife who still forgets her husband sees her as […]

August 26, 2014

DIY Spray Painted Console Table: How to Update Furniture with Spray Paint


DIY

A little paint and elbow grease is an inexpensive way to change something that doesn’t fit with the decor of your home and seems dated into something that looks like it was MADE for your house. Last week I posted on how to strip polyurethane coating off of a console table. The poly coat was THICK, but came […]

July 31, 2014