Monthly Archive: January 2017


Home is Where It’s At

Today is day 4 of waking up early. Yesterday, I struggled throughout the day to keep my eyes open. This morning was difficult to get up and I did get up at 5:30 instead of 5:15, but I feel better today. Yay!! I have been thinking a lot about what I want to write on our blog. Do I write about my journey waking up earlier and being more focused on my routine for the day? Do I talk about my Gluten free and Dairy free journey, the food I eat, and my recipes I have tried? Do I write...


The Good Life

“The Good Life to me is this: a life rich in faith, family, friends, and creativity, It is a life full of richness that God has to offer; a life spent building treasures in heaven rather than here on earth. I t is not a life of laziness and greed, but one of discipline, hard work, ad self-reflection. It may not always be easy or comfortable, but it is always full in abundance and Completely secure in Christ.” Ruth Soukup┬áLiving Well, Spending Less Today began a New Year, New You habit for me. I had a time several years ago...


Planning Our First Garden

For the last several years we’ve been telling ourselves, “Next year we’re having a garden!”. Well, this time we’re actually doing it. We’re not lying this time. Seriously. I’ve heard Curtis Stone state on a couple of his videos that you could tarp an area over winter to prep a spot in your yard for a garden. This kills the grass and weeds so you can have an easier time with your garden plot, from what I understand. We’re planning on using raised beds but thought tarping the area (solarization) would help us prep the area and, most importantly for...