finding normal, Homemaking

Finding Normal Week 4: Remembering the Reason for It

Cooking, cleaning, shopping, tidying up, scheduling, planning, stressing, being a housewife is a truly exhausting task. Think about it. You want to have a perfectly lovely little home. Clean and tidy. Everything in it's place. I delicious hot meal on the table for your family. You want to do all these wonderful things. But it is exhausting… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 4: Remembering the Reason for It

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finding normal, Homemaking

Finding Normal Week 3: Routines

The struggle is real. Waking up early, going to bed late, being tired all the time. Even when you try your best to get to bed at a decent hour there is just so much to do and so little time to do it in or hey maybe you just want to watch an extra… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 3: Routines

finding normal, Homemaking

Finding Normal Week 2: Cleaning House

Nothing is ever quite as wonderful as waking up to a clean home. No dishes to be washed and the laundry all put away. Nothing says good morning better, well except maybe a good morning kiss from your love ;). Really though, we have all seen those commercials. The ones where the mom is up… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 2: Cleaning House

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Finding Normal Series Week 1: Meal Planning

Meal planning can be a complicated, lengthy, bothersome project. Trust me I know. I've tried doing it several times. I always seem to be able to a get the grocery budget down, and the shopping all set. However, when it comes to what is for dinner tonight...???. There are so many different ways to meal… Continue reading Finding Normal Series Week 1: Meal Planning

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The “Finding Normal” series starts THIS TUESDAY!!!

Okay so a few subjects I haven't really touched on to terribly much is meal planning and housekeeping and just running a household over all. Mainly, because I suck at it. I am a pretty okay cook and I absolutely love it and despite being an organization freak my house is a mess. Working outside… Continue reading The “Finding Normal” series starts THIS TUESDAY!!!

Homemaking, Marriage

Keeping Up with Life

I had it down! I grew up basically running a house. My parents though loving were not particularly involved so raising the kids and running the house fell on me and my sister. My older sister got main charge of our little sister and cooking and I got charge of our little brother and cleaning. It worked pretty… Continue reading Keeping Up with Life

Homemaking

Make a Plan

I am a planner. I love planners and notebooks and schedules. Although I am not a “strict stick to the schedule” kind of planner I love having one. It helps me focus and not forget the million and one things I have on my plate. I often fall far short of my planning goals so… Continue reading Make a Plan

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Trusting through the Storm

28 Peter said to Him, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” 29 And He said, “Come!” And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus. 30 But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!”  31… Continue reading Trusting through the Storm

Marriage, relationships

Not a Normal Guy

I am sure that most of you ladies have been taught since you were young that, "A guy is only after one thing." Then when you got older every guy and his grandpa proved that saying true. Then when you were looking into getting married a realization came that not all guys are only after… Continue reading Not a Normal Guy

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My Grace is Sufficient for You

Trusting God isn't always the easiest thing in the world. There is one thing I have learned however, God has never let me down. I never used to have a great deal of trouble trusting God. As a teenager I mean seriously life isn't all that difficult. I still stressed and worried and I do… Continue reading My Grace is Sufficient for You