I became a vegetarian three weeks ago (though I have already gone over a year without beef and seven years without pork). I pray I can continue this path successfully! It is something I never thought I’d be able to do ever. I never saw myself becoming one simply because of my anemia issues, but… Continue reading My 5 Practical “Resolutions” for 2017
I used to consider autumn one of my favorite seasons ever, but now I have a hard time enjoying it because I know it goes too quickly before the cold comes. I like doing outdoor activities during warm months. Here in NJ we do get to enjoy all seasons, but our winters usually feel about… Continue reading Summer into Autumn
April is my favorite month. Spring is my favorite season. The cabin fever I suffered is over! At long last! How does one celebrate the coming of nice warm weather? By going outside and doing things together as a family outside of the house. I figured I’d do a little post about it. My mom… Continue reading Four Family Outings in One Week of April
In my longing for minimalism and simple living in general, everyone has differing opinions on the subject and what it means for them, and that’s okay! Everyone is in a different stage. My parents had this “century collection” of books. Each one highlighted news, fads, and photos from each decade starting from the late 1800s… Continue reading Simple Living Stages
I have never been a city girl. I might live close to NYC and other busy cities in NJ, but usually the suburbs are a bit too much for me. There were a few times in my childhood where I would visit my uncle who lives about 6 hours north in upstate NY. He had… Continue reading Nature Girl Forever
I look back at my birthdays and my life and see that it was filled with blessings. A couple of years ago I would have listed you loads of things that went wrong in my life, but now I see that everything is a step towards God’s will for my life. I may not understand… Continue reading 32 Years of Growing Up!
It is strange to think that in five days (Oct. 5) we will be a couple for 15 years. A lot has happened in that time from some bad things to loads of good. I like the people we have grown into together. It has been a wonderful experience aging with him, learning with him, and… Continue reading 15 Years with the Man of My Dreams