This tea smells like fall. I found a stray tea bag in the tea box I keep at work, and ended up going around the office asking my co-workers to take a whiff: “Smell this…It smells like fall!” :)
This article motivated me in decorating for fall.
This recipe is my first official baking of the autumn season. I actually didn’t refrigerate the dough this time, but I think that’s because the coconut oil wasn’t all the way melted. I barely had enough molasses in the jar, and I didn’t have any eggs. But I subbed in two tablespoons of cornstarch and whipped these up for life group this week. I’m actually not that used to this much sugar, but it was a good treat :)
These fingerless gloves make me ready for cooler weather…Lots of fall accessories coming to my Etsy shop, Bitty Gifts–for women, and for little ones!
Fall is upon us! :)
I love this season, and already I feel like it is going by too fast. This year, as my schedule is getting busier, I have felt like God has been challenging me to slow down, simplify, and savor the moment. Even in the midst of a busy schedule, to remember what really matters, take a deep breath, and be intentional. This means being intentional with my time management, with my budget, and with the relationships of good friends I have all around me. Continue reading
Several months ago, I wrote a post about the grandmothers in my life (you can read it here), with the intention of doing another on grandfathers. I haven’t forgotten, but am just now getting to this one. And since this weekend was one of my grandfathers’ birthdays, I figured it would be the perfect time to sit down and write this. :) Continue reading
I decided this morning that I had to post this, because pouring a bowl of this granola with almond milk to make cereal for breakfast made me feel so “normal”…is that bad??
After watching an episode of Undercover Boss this weekend on Netflix about a flower shop, I decided that I needed flowers on my kitchen table–right then. Continue reading
I think all of us–including me, sometimes–feel inadequate when it comes to having people in our home. Continue reading
I recently returned from a trip to China with Show Hope, an agency that gives adoption grants to eligible families waiting to adopt (see more in this previous post). Show Hope also funds several special care centers in China. While there, I stayed in Luoyang, at Maria’s Big House of Hope.