The Food Connection

Note: This week, I will be sharing stories of my physical  journey. All of these are intended to tell what happened to me, not to tell you what to do. They are anecdotes NOT advice. You have your own journey and have to do your own research. Feel free to share your stories in the

What Is Your Canvas?

It has been awhile since I sat here. Staring at this white space, fingers poised and feeling half afraid. Afraid to mar it. Afraid of leaving yet another unfinished project to haunt me. Afraid that it won’t be perfect or I’m not ready or….Just afraid. Life has been a blur of moments when laundry looms

Taking Action Series: Making a Realistic Plan

This post is part of a series. Please read Part One and Part Two before reading today’s post.  We have talked about your mission and the things only you can do. We also talked about the three main areas of life and how to find your unique obligations and purpose in life. Now, we can

What’s So Bad About Debt?

At the beginning of a new year when people begin making resolutions and goals, finances are often part of the equation. Some people want to save more and spend less. Others have a specific thing for which they want to save. Many people purpose to finally get out of debt.  While debt used to be

Replacing Your Favorite Convenience Foods

Many people wishing to make healthier food choices have two major things holding them back. The first is healthy eating is too expensive. The second is healthy eating takes too much time. While this can be true in some cases, there are a few healthy food replacements that can save you money and time in the kitchen as

My Journey to Crunchy….and Back

My husband says it started with the lettuce. I will always say it was the granola. Truth be told, the steps on this journey to better health have been so miniscule that it could have been the day my husband gently broke the news that my ramen noodle casserole with corn, however frugal, was really

Guest Post Series: Staying Fit in the Cooler Months (Part Three)

Charity Stewart is posting Mondays in December on fitness. But know that is about so much more than fitness. Caring for our physical health is just the beginning. If you missed the other parts of the series, read them first: Part One and Part Two FESTIVITIES!  For far too many of us, the Holidays paralyze

Guest Post Series: Staying Fit in the Cooler Months (Part Two)

Charity Stewart is posting Mondays in December on fitness. But know that is about so much more than fitness. Caring for our physical health is just the beginning. If you missed Part One of this series, read it here first.   FIT: Move More It’s cold. We open the door in the morning to let

Training Young Entrepreneurs (and a Gift Idea!)

My husband and I have determined that we want to teach our children about finances God’s way from a young age. Like most people, we have made some mistakes with money. We want to keep our children from making the same mistakes if possible. With children that are still young, we are learning as we

Christmas Traditions: The Adorning

Over the next three weeks, I will be doing a short series on our Christmas traditions. I would also love to hear yours! Our Christmas decorating is much like the rest of our home and year: simple. We put up a Christmas tree with some ornaments that coordinate and some that have meaning. We also put