As We’re Adventing


"Shhh..." One of the older girls hushed her brother as we prepared to light the second candle of the wreath. "Stop making weird noises. We're 'Adventing'!"Yes, we are Adventing in a big way this year, with multiple countdowns in progress throughout the house.First, there's the Journey to Bethlehem … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Repurposed Turkey

(smaller button below) Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe.If you want, you could photograph a stack of tins you'll be using for an upcoming cookie exchange—position them next to … [Read more...]

Notes from the Father


On Sunday, we lit the first candle of our Advent wreath and talked about the prophecies that Jesus fulfilled and how hard it must have been for God's people to piece it all together.I wrote out some prophecies on paper, folded them up, and asked the older two kids to create a simple scavenger hunt. … [Read more...]