Crochet a Grocery Tote from Recycled Plastic Bags

I'm always on the lookout for  ways to use up whatever I have on hand. Like plastic grocery bags. You know, those plastic bags that seem to breed in the dark corners of the closet? A few years back, while on a train trip I took with a group of friends, one of the ladies from our group called out, … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 3.15.18

Winter seems to want to hold on, blustering in and blowing, but I'm ready now for Spring to arrive. How about you? This week I'll be featuring a few posts that bring me the hope of Spring. But first, last week's post was from The Guilty Chocoholic Mama. I love the thoughts she shares from her heart … [Read more...]

Dating? Courting? How Will Your Children Choose? {Parenting Made Practical – A Review}

If you want to be prepared to navigate the waters of dating, courtship and marriage, the video seminar Dating, Courting & Choosing a Mate... What Works? from Parenting Made Practical will be an excellent tool. Joey and Carla Link are parents who've walked the road and now have 3 grown and … [Read more...]

Finding A Place for Everything – My Decluttering Saga

We've all heard that age-old saying "A place for everything and everything in its place." Ugh. For me, that's easier said than done. It makes sense. When something needs to be put away it ought to be put in the place where it belongs. But the hard part is finding a place for everything. I quickly … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 3.8.18

It's a cozy kind of day here at our home today. I see tiny green spears shooting up from underneath the cold ground giving us a hope of spring, yet we are bracing for yet another winter storm. So the fire is blazing and cookies are baking and we count our blessings. And it's Thursday once again - … [Read more...]