All I want is quality time


All I want is quality time.  That is what I heard spoken to one of our staff members at our Youth for Christ City Life Shawnee building yesterday.  It has rang in my head over and over since then. The scenario  was that this young man was sitting waiting on the staff person to sit with him and […]

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Saving money through Digit


Did you know that 1/ 2 of Americans do not save a dime? Saving money has always been something that I have a goal to do each month but some months, I either find a way to spend the money I should save or it was needed for an unexpected expense. For the past 4 […]

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


In our household it seemed like we were always doing costumes at the last minute.  Sometimes they were a flop and other times they were better than we could have bought.   One of my favorites was my son’s costume…… Santa on vacation. We lived in the south at the time and the weather at […]

Day 4 Be Intentional with your Husband

Be intentional

Day 4  Be intentional with your husband. As we continue through the 7 days of Marriage Wisdom we take the challenge from Proverbs 31 Ministries to Be intentional and to look for ways to bless your husband. A thankful giving heart will repulse blame and discontent. We were driving this afternoon and recapping our day […]

Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe


Here is a very easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe that I prepared the other day.  I am not a baker so if these turned out and edible, then they must be really easy. Chocolate Chip Muffins 1 can Pumpkin 3/4 cup Brown Sugar 1/2 C. Molasses 1/2 C butter softened 1 egg beaten 1 […]

Homemade Butterfinger Bars – Using Candy Corn


Homemade Butterfingers Bars are so easy to make and also cheap to make especially when you buy the candy corn after Halloween for only .25 cents a bag (Kroger) I made these this weekend and my boys liked them.  They said they were not as crisp as a Butterfingers but they still liked them.  Here […]

6th Annual Pumpkin Carving was a blast! 2012 Amazing designs & Amazing food


Recaping some great memories and getting ready to make another one. BYOP Party coming soon! Pumpkin Carving 2012 was awesome!  Our house was full of people that had their game face on to win the ultimate prize of best pumpkin.  This was the first year that we had power tools brought to carve pumpkins.  I am tell […]

Annual Pumpkin Carving Celebration

Katy & Merideth

This was a post fro 2011 but as we plan this years celebration, I thought I would bring back some old memories that we love. This is a celebration in our family every year.  We pull out the pumpkin carving tools, the fold out tables, and the everyone brings their own pumkin for our Annual […]

DIY Monograming a Pumpkin for Fall

pumpkin porch

I love FALL.  My daughter and I both love this season.  I think I could live somewhere that had fall all year long and would be so happy.  This year I monogramed a pumpkin for fall.  I had never done it and I was amazed at how fast it was to do. I just took […]