Category Archives: Family life

2019 UT Family Reunions: Cousin Time!

  I recently got back from a three week vacation in Utah. It was just what I wanted and needed, for a change in my routine. That is, except for a slight hiccup that happened in the middle, which surprisingly … Continue reading

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Reading Aloud: An Obstinate Act of Love, Especially As You Defy Digital Distractions

Sarah Mackenzie recently did a podcast episode that captures my thinking of how and why reading aloud is so magical. It features an interview with the author of the book below, Meghan Cox Gurdon. Listen here. She answers a question … Continue reading

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DIY Pretty Cash Envelope for the Super Frugal, Glamor Girl

    OK, I’m writing this post in part to celebrate a huge announcement! We are officially debt free!!!!! Yee-haw!!! Can I get an amen, hallelujah, and happy jig?!!! I want to shout our debt-free scream and dance on the … Continue reading

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Married Date Night Movie Review: No Greater Love

  DH and I watched the movie No Greater Love a few months ago for a date night at home. The acting is a bit stiff, but it was still enjoyable. It’s a wonderful movie to watch as a married … Continue reading

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Easter 2019: Seeing How Christ Changes Everything

  We had a lovely Easter! My heart is still delighting as I remember it. We dyed our Easter eggs red, in honor of the Serbian Easter tradition I blogged about here, which is new to me. In honor of … Continue reading

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A Christ-centered Easter Celebration Day #5 Tradition

    Today’s tradition for a Christ-centered Easter involves contemplation about the scriptures that bring a witness to you of the divinity of Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit. This tradition is inspired by the disciples of Christ who walked with … Continue reading

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Create a Book Club Culture at Home

The past two Thursday nights I’ve had two book club discussions, one online and one in person. I loved every single minute of them.  For the first one we discussed Little Women, and for the second one we discussed anything by … Continue reading

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