Looking Back on 2016

We are getting ready to turn the page from one year to the next. 2016 has been a year of change and transition for our family. It's all been good, but not all easy. Things have been rather quiet here at Apron Strings & other things as I take the things God has been bringing my way and work at … [Read more...]

The Best House Cleaning Advice You’ll Ever Receive

Each of us has a struggle in life we have to deal with on a regular basis. Me? Housekeeping. House cleaning. Dealing with clutter. Those are my big struggles. I am still trying to figure it all out. That's why I jumped at the chance to read an advance copy of Dana K. White's brand new book, How to … [Read more...]

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents a Book Review {and Giveaway}

If you knew everything there was to know before becoming a parent, would you still have had children? Did you hesitate before answering? I've come to the conclusion there is a reason we don't know everything ahead of time. It's an adventure, a journey! One we might choose not to take if we could see … [Read more...]

Hearts for Home Blog Hop 4.28.16

In my home we are wrapping up end of the school year activities and projects. We are up to our elbows necks in spring cleaning and and house projects. I planted brightly-colored flowers in pots on the front porch. We've experienced some glorious thunderstorms! I live with weather-watchers - my crew … [Read more...]

I.R.L. The Family’s Gotta Eat

In Real Life, it's Monday. And it's the last week of the month. And everyone in the family still insists they eat. Every day. At home. Sooooooo, here's this week's I.R.L. menu for you! Monday Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos Lunch: tuna sandwiches, veggie sticks, apple slices Supper: Chicken … [Read more...]