Dear Dot – Thirty Seven Weeks Pregnant

  Dear Baby Dot, This morning we head to the San Antonio Birth Center, where our midwife will help us…

Dear Dot | Twenty Weeks Pregnant

  Dear Dot, We are halfway done with the hiding part of your life journey. There’s so many things I…

Creamy Kale Pesto Sauce Recipe Vegan Paleo Plant-Based

  My food goal right ought to be simple: eat real food, eat more vegetables, self-diagnose food sensitivities causing problems…

The Day I Breastfed and Weaned My Four-Year Old |An Extended Breastfeeding Journey

I’ve written this post a hundred times in my head. I think it’s so hard to write because it matters…

New Braunfels Train Show Jamboree Review

In this post, I am going to describe our family’s experience at the New Braunfels Train Show Jamboree, which was…

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Category One: CLOTHING

My previous posts about our KonMari journey: Tidying Up the KonMari Way – Step 1 READ THE BOOK Tidying Up…

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Imagine It

    There’s a reason Marie Kondo titled her book, “The LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC of Tidying Up,” rather than “Tidying Up…

My battle is not against clutter – Lectio Divina – Psalm 127:3-5

  Psalm 127:3-5 “Children are a heritage from the Lord;        Children are a reward from Him. Like arrows in…

Eating the fruit of your labor – When effort seems fruitless – Lectio Divina – Psalm 128-2

  Psalm 128:2 “You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.”   What is…

For all the times I feel empty – Lectio Divina – John 1:16

  John 1:16 “From the fullness  of God’s grace,  we have all received one blessing after another.” FULLNESS. For all…

Being needed by people can’t be crossed off a list – Lectio Divina – Luke 10:38-42

“As Jesus and His disciples were on their way, He came to a village where a woman named Martha opened…

I am living the life I dreamed of. So then, where is my joy? – Lectio Divina – Isaiah 55:1-3

      Nourish. (my home. my children. myself. my faith). Joy. (experience it. feel it. be it.) Nourish (not…