God wants us to grow and succeed. After hearing 'the perfect lie' I knew I had to change to be more than just enough to make it through each day.

How to be More than Enough

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE TED Talks. What are TED Talks? TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from …

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Kids are messy eaters. Using easy-to-clean chair covers reduces the amount of clean up after meals, and the scrub-down-the chairs rush before guests.

Simple Chair Cover

Kids are messy eaters. My kids are no exception. I have been asked once if I was deep cleaning because of the amount of crumbs I was sweeping up after one meal. It doesn’t just stop at the crumbs either! Chairs and table edges get touched with sticky fingers and it adds up over time. Wiping …

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Laundry is a never-ending task, but it doesn't have to be an overwhelming chore. If this laundry system can work for a large family, it can work for anyone!

Large Family Laundry Solutions

Although laundry is a never-ending task, it is not usually an overwhelming task for me. I have come up with a laundry system that works great for my large family on so many levels, and I want to share it with you!

Going through the list of things to do over and over in the morning gets old. Use responsibility charts to get kids ready in the morning with no nagging!

Get Kids Ready with NO Nagging

Mornings can be so stressful. Breakfast, hair, forgotten homework, and the list goes on and on. I feel like I’m going crazy trying to remember who has already done what. My brain can’t handle running through the list of “did you’s” in the morning… “Did you”: brush your teeth, comb your hair, make your bed, etc. …

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Using real cultured buttermilk in recipes rather than substitutes makes a difference. To cut costs on buying buttermilk all the time, why not make your own?

DIY Cultured Buttermilk

We use quite a bit of buttermilk around here. It is a key ingredient in our buttermilk pancakes, buttermilk syrup, and biscuits. But, have you checked the price? It’s SO expensive! After trying real buttermilk in recipes rather than substituting using milk with vinegar or lemon juice, I will never go back. There is a difference, and …

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