Homemade Sugar Scrub

A guest post by Jaci Root This time of year we all have dry skin somewhere. Winter just does that to us. But I have found that an easy homemade sugar scrub can slough off the dry and leave my skin feeling more healthy AND soft. This makes a great gift, too. Follow these simple […]

Creative Baby Shower Gift- Something For Every Month of the First Year

No matter if you’re in the young children stage of life or not, you’re always going to get baby shower invites. It’s an honor to celebrate with new moms, even if the activities and games get old over the years….(wait, did I say that out loud?) People have really been stepping it up at the […]

DIY Infinity Scarf in 30 Minutes

Sewing is an opportunity to learn patience.  To become totally zen with your thread becoming all tangled, your angles turning out wrong, and the project ending up a Pinterest fail. There are, however, a few projects that are really simple. They don’t take long. You don’t have to cut perfectly straight lines. And…they’re hard to […]

7 Open Back Frame DIY Ideas

Have you been sitting around wondering how to use open back frames in in your DIY projects?  Maybe not.  But read on! Once in awhile, you gotta let me throw in a crafty post.  I know, I know. You’re the crowd pining for healthy living topics and spiritual encouragement.  You’d rather read about the Paleo […]

Getting Organized Series: How to Organize Your Life: 10 Practical Ways

Does it really matter if you’re organized? Do you need to organize your life? How does that fit into a Biblical world view?   1 Corinthians 14:40 says, “Let all things be done decently and in order.”  (We won’t get into the verses before it which talk about spiritual gifts).  Throughout the Bible, God shows himself […]

Getting Organize Series: Organize Your Closet

So I already had an organized closet.  Using identical hangers, clothes facing the same direction, shirts placed by season and color.  But when I read a post by a blogger who pared her wardrobe down to a 40 Hanger Closet, I was inspired. One of my consumerist struggles is buying too many clothes. I love […]

Getting Organized Series: Organize Your Cleaning & Printable Cleaning Schedule

How would you like to organize your cleaning to have a neat home but spend less time on it?  You can!  You don’t have to spend all your time cleaning to live in a clean environment. You just have to commit to about 30-45 minutes every day (that is including kitchen dishes and post meals […]

Getting Organized Series: Organize Your Mind

By now, you probably already know if you’re organized or not.  But it’s pretty rare to find someone who isn’t interested in trying to get more organized.  So, there should be something for everyone in this series.  Organization allows us to do things more efficiently and with less stress.  And the means it allows more […]

Gratefulness Tree & Free Printable

It’s that time of year where we start doing the things we should have been doing all year long.  Like reflecting on the things we are grateful for in our lives. Gratefulness is the admission that we have good things in our lives and they are from outside of ourselves, and more specifically, from God.  […]

All Natural Cleaning Spray From The Blessed Nest

So I pretty much love to clean.  Wait, it’s more like…I like it clean. Really clean.  So that results in me cleaning a lot.  At one point I asked my husband how I could be a better wife and I got the feedback that I “could relax a little on the cleaning.”  But it’s hard […]