Raise the Banner

Here they come We are surrounded We’re out numbered With no place to run So we’re staying here Lifting up a prayer Deliver us ...more

t-shirt makeover

Recently in a bag of hand-me-downs I spotted a ladies top whose fabric I really liked but the style of which did not appeal to any of the girls in the family. That set me to wondering how I could remake the shirt into something that someone would enjoy. The fabric was soft and stretchy and reminded me a lot of the maxi skirts I’ve been wearing a lot lately ....more

Camping fun

Here’s at least some of what’s been keeping me away from the blog during the past week. I’ll write more later. Hope you’re enjoying your summer as well! ...more

summertime

Too busy to blog today, but thankfully my lovely daughters have somehow found time to blog even with teeny ones!...more

face to face with the younger me

Hit rewind Click delete Stand face to face with the younger me All of the mistakes All of the heartbreak Here’s what I’d do differently ...more

Frugal successes, frugal fails

Success:...more

Recipe: BBQ Meatballs for a Crowd

When all our kids are home for Sunday dinner, I’d much rather be visiting and playing with babies than cooking....more

Thoughts on a life lived looking down

When our oldest daughters became teens a decade or so ago, none of their friends had cell phones. Since then electronic communication has exploded....more

Frugal Friday

You know, at first I was feeling like I didn’t have a lot to say about frugality this week....more

family time

I’m still here, kinda....more