DIY Compost Bin

  Tips for Making Your Own Hot Turn Compost Bin – hot turn takes less time (20-30 days) – involves mixing your compost regularly – bin (or pile) needs to be approximately 3′ x 3′ x 3′ – needs a 25:1 brown to green matter ratio – the smaller the …

Power in Weakness – Part 2

Discovering God’s Gifts If you haven’t had a chance to read {or if you would like to re-read} Part 1, you can do so here. I can wait until you get back before going on. I don’t know about you but I always have enjoyed taking personality tests. Or any kind …

Power in Weakness – Part 1

Understanding God’s Intent This past weekend I had an opportunity to enjoy the quietness of the morning that came as a result of being the lucky chosen one to awake at 4:45am so that I could get #1 to the softball park 1.5 hours away by 7am.  {Oh the sacrifices …

Why ‘Simply Pioneering’?

  I like simple. Actually more than that, with 4 kiddos {13 and under} I NEED simple 😜! And what is simpler than following the pioneer and perfecter of faith, Jesus. Now simple doesn’t always mean ‘easy’. What comes easily is making life way more complex than it needs to be with all the …

Whose voice are you listening to?

I have seen this comparison quite frequently, but the more I see this the more my heart aches for those who have never heard the voice of God. It makes me wonder if the only voice they have ever heard is the one on the right, would they even be …

Start Doing

If it’s SO important …   SO important you strongly feel it’s the right thing to do. SO important it’s the thing that God has called you to do. Then stop thinking about doing it, stop talking about what you’re going to do, stop planning how you’re going to do it, …

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I the thing that excites me to the most about my 365 challenge is when I run out of something I can replenish whatever it is without ever stepping foot in the grocery store. Well, that is what happened when I decided to try out some homemade dishwasher detergent. My go-to …

365 List by Category

And to make it easier to find something more specific, here is a list sorted by categories.  Snacks Beef Jerky* Caramel: sauce, fruit dip, candies* Cream Cheese Fruit Dip* Flavored Sunflower Seeds Fruit Cups* Pudding: Vanilla* Condiments Apple Butter* BBQ Sauce Chocolate Sauce Dill Pickles* French Dressing Fruit Topping: quick …

365 List

As I continue to plug through my 365 challenge {see my original plan and an update, because with life comes change} and the number of homemade items I have made continues to grow, I decided it would be wise to compile a complete list of items so to see the …

Fears & Offenses

I’ve been fighting this post God for quite some time to just sit down and write what has been pressing heavily on my heart. The biggest fight was to admit the real reason for not finishing this which ironically was my own fear of causing an offense! After ninety-gazillion of my …