Make A Difference Mondays {Volume 18}

Welcome to Make A Difference Mondays, a place to get intentional about starting our weeks focused on the positive and put our heads together to dream up ways we can make a difference in this world!...more

Chill Out!

Just calm down people. Seriously....more

Marin mama’s weekly dinner menu for August 24th

Sorry I’m a bit late (oops, it’s 10:00 on Sunday evening) in my posting of the weekly menu today, but we were awakened at 3:30 in the morning by an earthquake, and needless to say we’re all a bit rattled over here. ...more

My Top Travel Tips + A $100 JCPenney Gift Card Giveaway

Over the last few years the amount of traveling I do has skyrocketed! I’m not a globe-trotter by any means, but I went from RARELY traveling to hopping on a plane every 6 to 8 weeks. That’s a lot for me! ...more

red currant + plum {cake}

Sometimes a treasured recipe can take on an entirely new dimension by changing one ingredient. I’ve been making Marcella Hazan’s...more

Your Spin Cycle Prompt {week of 8/25}

The girls’ first full day of school was last Thursday. A group of parents were waiting outside the door for the bell to ring at 3:30. Suddenly, without even a warning drop of rain, the heavens opened up and streams of water started falling from the sky ....more

Bible Verses for Children – Free Printable Philippians 4:13

This week in our Bible verses for children series, we are focusing on a verse vital to the growth of our children in their trust in God. It’s one many of us parents need to rewrite on our hearts as well! Did you ever jump off the couch as a kid, determined that you’d be able to fly? ...more

Overnight Crockpot Banana Bread Oatmeal

It’s that time of year, and back to school means busy mornings. When I was in school, it seemed like there was never enough time for breakfast. I usually just grabbed whatever was handy or ate something on the way out the door ....more

That was beautiful Eden. You're right, difficu...

That was beautiful Eden. You're right, difficult experiences really are just opportunities for personal growth, if we take advantage of them. Also, I am sorry for all the difficulties you have gone through and are going through ....more