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Pantry Solutions for Healthy Eating Plans: Condiments

Thanks for continuing on our pantry solutions for healthy eating plans series. The journey continues in week four with: Condiments. It’s interesting how many calories are hidden in our condiments. Perhaps worse than the calorie count, according to Jenni Oates (from HealthyOates.com), is what’s on the ingredient list. Not sure what to look for? Then you are DEFINITELY going to …

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My Online Weight Loss Journal: Week 4

Can you believe it’s been 4 weeks since I started this online weight loss journal! (and on video through our healthy pantry series!). Are you still hanging with me? I hope so, because it’s just starting to get exciting! I finally realized that I can’t expect to sit on the computer all day and still lose weight. I felt I …

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Is my skin hard?

The other day we were in the restroom at a bookstore. While I was waiting for Britton, I started sampling the hand lotion they had on display. I must have audibly made some yummy noise, because B promptly asked from his stall, “What’s that, mommy?” “Hand lotion,” I told him. ‘What’s that for?” He kept inquiring. “To make your skin …

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Kids Craft: Summer Scrapbook Day 5

It’s Day 5 of our Summer Scrapbook kids craft and today’s letter is: E Our character theme is: Excel Our verse for today: But just as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us —see that you also excel in this grace of giving. – 2 Corinthians 8:7 Enjoy capturing …

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Kids Craft: Summer Scrapbook Day 4

It’s Day 4 of our Summer Scrapbook kids craft and today’s letter is: D Our character theme is: Devoted Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. ~ Romans 12:10 Enjoy capturing all your favorite summer activities and memories that start with the letter “D”. Encourage your kids by looking over their work from the …

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Kids Craft: Summer Scrapbook Day 3

It’s Day 3 of our Summer Scrapbook kids craft and today’s letter is: C Our character theme is: Contentment Our verses (yes, verses…Kariss wanted both on her sheet!) for today are: I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. 12I know what it is to be in need, …

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Chihuly at Cheekwood

Our family has been dying to check out the new Chihuly at Cheekwood exbihit! So what better time than on a Free Museum Weekend? Saturday mornings are particularly great at Cheekwood because they always have Free Crafts for the kids from 10a-12p. Of course, today’s craft was to make a flag (you can totally see the difference in our kids’ …

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Pantry Solutions for Healthy Eating Plans: Pasta & Rice

Are you ready to continue seeking pantry solutions for healthy eating plans? Our journey continues in week three with: Pasta & Rice. This week, we continue seeking out the worst food offenders when it comes to pasta & rice. Jenni Oates (from HealthyOates.com) is keeping me on track and you would not believe what she discovers in my pantry this …

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Kids Craft: Summer Scrapbook Day 2

It’s Day 2 of our Summer Scrapbook kids craft and today’s letter is: B Our character theme is: Believe Our verse for today is John 3:16 (If your kids haven’t learned this one yet, this is a good time!) “For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only son, that whosoever believes in Him, shall not …

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Kids Craft: Summer Scrapbook Day 1

It’s Day 1 of our Summer Scrapbook kids craft and today’s letter is: A Our character theme is: Attitude Our verse for today is Philippians 2:5 “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus” (Watch my video with my original scripture memory song for Philippians 2:5) Grab a sheet of paper for each child, either write an …

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