I am SO excited to welcome Stacy from A Delightful Home as a contributor for Crumbs! She and I lived in the same town in California for SEVEN YEARS without even knowing it, and I was blessed to meet her in person just before we moved. She’s a pastor’s wife, mother of three and aClick to Continue »
Ahh… January and February. Time to cozy up by the fire and watch the snow fly. Time to sip hot chocolate and do everything possible to avoid going out in the cold. But what’s that I hear? A cough. A sniffle. A sneeze. A small child complaining of a tummy ache moments before emptying contentsClick to Continue »
I’ve been known to be a bit stubborn at times. Of course I can’t seem to think of past examples off the top of my head (perhaps on purpose by my subconscious?), but I can think of what I’m refusing to do right now. Buy vinegar.
My husband is a sucker for infomercials. Back in the day when we had cable (pre-kids and deep in debt), we would watch them together and while I practically rolled my eyes the entire time, my husband was watching with intent. By the end of the commercial, he was practically sold. And the closing lineClick to Continue »
Two weeks ago I had to make a tough decision: Do I keep the 4 bottles of hand soap I have in the stockpile closet and move them across the country? …OR… Do I toss them and move the ingredients I had on hand to make homemade hand soap? OBVIOUSLY, as the title of today’sClick to Continue »
We all know that holidays can be stressful. The gifts, the family, the travel, it can all become overwhelming… But maybe there’s a way we could learn to enjoy the holidays again by reducing the stress associated with them. We can all start to simplify the holiday season by choosing to have a no debt holiday, cuttingClick to Continue »
I love the way the holidays smell. Cinnamon, orange, spice… the combination is nearly intoxicating and I love it! I remember as a kid, my mom putting dry pieces of potpourri in a container, lighting a candle underneath and then the whole house smelling delicious.
As soon as the calendar flips to September each year, it seems that we collectively turn our affections to autumn. We can’t help it, can we? As football season begins, the days grow shorter, giving way to chillier evenings. And if that’s not enough, retailers and grocers remind us that it’s time to choose theClick to Continue »