Did you know that you can make amazing beauty products with pumpkin – natural products that are good for your hair and skin?
It’s fall! That means perfect weather for family fun around here. Here are the four best activities we love at our house. 1. Hiking – We love geocaching with our kids, walking through the woods checking the feeder and searching for tracks (I know, right?), and generally just hiking as a family. Sometimes, at the […]
We live in a Happening Halloween Neighborhood. On the street where I grew up, kids were few and far between. Not here in townhouse land. We get overwhelmed by Halloween visitors every year, and I’m often in a vague panic about running out of candy. This chaos is kind of fun, even though I’m not […]
This month’s Lowe’s Creator challenge is fall or Halloween decor. I wanted to do something that would work indoors or outdoors. The kids love Jack O’ Lanterns, but last year we had a pumpkin malfunction when rain got inside and rotted our carved pumpkins into something truly terrifying. (Hey, I’m just keeping it real here.) […]
Vertical gardens may seem like a fad, but it is popular for good reason. Even when you have a good sized garden space to use, there are great benefits to growing your veggies off the ground. We’ve found that squash in particular does much better when it’s up off the ground. No rotten spots for […]
As a Christian home-school mom, I am aware that there is a yearly debate among some on whether or not Christians should even acknowledge Halloween. A few years ago, I wrote an article that addressed some of these concerns with Family Alternatives to Halloween. While some may not agree with me, and that is their […]
A woman was asked by a coworker, “What is it like to be a Christian?” The coworker replied, “It is like being a pumpkin. God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and washes all the dirt off of you. Then he cuts off the top and scoops out all the yucky stuff. He […]