Adding background music at home for free

I love music, and I love to have it playing all day at home. It adds to the mood and the ambiance of our environment – when I clean, I have more energy and a better attitude if I’m listening to this song; I love reading and writing with anything by this guy in the (read more…)

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Busy at home

Crystal has a guest poster today, who excellently and convictingly writes about what it means to be “busy at home,” per Titus 2. She says: Let us first consider the difference between “busy” and “busyness.”If we have a home in perfect order, but a two-year-old that has been begging Mommy all day to read a (read more…)

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Doing it all?

Katie writes me an email today and says: I have to tell you – i am way impressed by you. I don’t really understand how you have the time for everything you do, and also, you’re so organized, with your meal planning and all of that… I still find it nearly impossible to cook more (read more…)

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How to transform a kid into a superhero

My nephew’s birthday was last week, and we wanted to make something homemade as a gift. Chickpea rolled up her sleeves and helped me make her cousin a cape and mask from an old pillowcase. I found the idea here. Here’s what we did: Our supplies were an old pillowcase scissors ribbon fingerpaints needle and (read more…)

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Recycling unwanted t-shirts

Don’t you just love this green shopping bag? I do. Here’s the how-to tutorial. HT to Crystal who also, incidentally, is starting a series today on budgeting. Go check it out.

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