Vacation Bible School – Armor of God

VBS Castle

In case you’ve been wondering why I’ve been MIA this past week, these Vacation Bible School pictures will give you a little clue.

I thought you might enjoy seeing all the decorations. I can’t take credit for the artistic vision but was glad to be a part of creating and implementing the vision. A lot of the following ideas could easily be adapted to any medieval themed party.

As the kids arrived, they […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Father's Day

A little glimpse into our Father’s Day celebration.

Here’s the man of the hour surrounded by his two biggest fans.

What’s a Father’s Day celebration without yummy food?! We grilled some steak and followed these grilling instructions. They turned out fabulous!

Some salad to go with it.

John’s gift from the kids was a cherry pie {his favorite} that we purchased from Rachel at Honeykiss Bakery. If you live in the central […]

Spring Garden 2013 ~ Update #4

back yard entry

All the rain, sunshine, and not too hot weather have done wonders for the garden. Everything is still lush and green without me having to water much. Love it!

It’s time for the last spring garden update of 2013! {Hard to believe summer is just around the corner!}

Here’s a view of the front yard. You’ll notice that the front door is still *blah*. Thanks for all your input and ideas on what I should […]

Goals Update ~ June 2013

Goals for 2013


Thanks, dear readers, for following me on my journey of completing my goals for 2013. I can’t believe the year is almost half way over. A lot has been accomplished so far, but there’s much yet to be done.

Here’s what happened in May.


Personal Goals


Complete a Bible Reading Plan. Missed a few days this month. I let myself get distracted by all the goings on, but I’m back […]