Giveaway: Wood Watch from JORD ($129 Value!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Cindi ([email protected])! Whether you're looking for a unique and special gift for Father's Day or a new accessory for yourself, you'll want to check out JORD Wood Watches. These gorgeous watches are designed to take people away from today's metal & rubber and back to nature while…

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10 Ways to Choose Joy at the Start of Every Day

Earlier this week, after 10 days of being physically responsible for everything the kids, the animals and my husband need -- and after 6 of the busiest days of my life thanks to some prescheduled commitments and extracurricular activities -- I found myself on the verge of losing it. I could feel my blood pressure…

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On Choosing Joy {Even When It’s Not Easy}

I called 911 for the first time in my 32 years this weekend. What had started out as a peaceful, fun-filled Saturday quickly turned into a frantic rush to the ER when I found my husband lying in the front yard screaming in pain with his leg bent unnaturally beneath him. We debated calling 911…

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Lent, PPD, Coconut Oil and More Random Thoughts!

I have all these random thoughts bouncing around in my head and none of them seems to be quite enough for a dedicated post, so I thought I'd just put them all in one place. Maybe next time I can time my randomness better to coincide with 7 Quick Takes at Conversion Diary (but probably…

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8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu Season

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Two of my kiddos and I got our first bad colds of the season last week, and I realized how much I dread winter time and cold and flu season that goes along with it. So this year, I'm committing to being pro-active and working on…

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Where is Going Green on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

There are some great posts in the archives that don’t get much attention anymore, so I'm reposting my favorites here and there. As we approach our babymoon and the days of having a newborn in the house one more time, I'm sure I'll be scaling back to survival mode and just focusing on our basic…

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Giveaway: JJ Heller’s LOVED (2 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Darla ([email protected]) and Shannon ([email protected])! I've loved JJ Heller since I first discovered her through Kat several years ago. I own all of her albums, JJ Heller radio is my favorite station on Pandora, and I've been anticipating her new album along with her fanbase of more…

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Creating Peace and Comfort in Your Home

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: It sure is hard to talk about Christmas and decorating when there's been such a tragedy in our country.  Thinking of the parents that lost their young children so horribly, the community that is devastated and the family of the shooter makes me want to…

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How to Style Your LBD for the Holidays

The following post is from Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife: The holidays are approaching, and you know what that means! PARTY SEASON!! Which, of course, always begs the question, what to wear??? If you have a classic LBD (Little Black Dress) in your closet, then you're halfway there! All you need are fabulous shoes…

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How to Wear Booties

The following post is from Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife: Booties. One of the hottest trends and probably one of the hardest ones to wear. I've gotten several requests for a post about how to wear booties, so here we are! The best thing about booties is that they can be worn with both…

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