Whether you are a first time hostess or a seasoned one, nothing smells more like Christmas than this festive concoction. This heavenly scent wanders into the farthest rooms in my home. Start a new tradition with this recipe.

Christmas Stovetop Potpourri

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What do you want to remember about this Christmas? What do you want your family to remember about this Christmas? What do others feel when they have been with you? Is your presence life-giving? Are your words full of hope and encouragement? At the end of the day do you feel exhaustion mixed with gratitude? Are your days full, but empty? What do you want more of? Here are some thoughts for more presence that presents this Christmas.

More Presence than Presents this Christmas

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This easy berry pie recipe can be made with strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and peach slices. Don’t forget the homemade vanilla ice cream.

Leah’s Easy Berry Pie

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What could be more fun than intentionally planning time with family and friends. With the weather is turning cool and the need for some of your cozy clothes, use this inspiration of 10 ideas to create more space for for friendship.

Fall is for Friendship: 10 Ideas to Enjoy Friends

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Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving with your family or not, this season invites room for an additional gathering fondly called Friendsgiving. While the name of this get-together might be relatively new, the idea of gathering with friends over a meal is thankfully not. To orchestrate your own Friendsgiving this year, just follow these seven simple steps.

Friendsgiving in 7 Easy Steps

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Have you ever stopped to wonder why you and your siblings are so different from each other? Goodness, you grew up in the same family. Shouldn’t you be more like each other? Do you ever wonder as a parent why you can’t ever seem to get along with a certain child, while life is always a breeze with one of your other children? Perhaps birth order explains some of these differences.

Birth Order

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Fresh, warm, fragrant bread fresh out of the oven is one of life’s simple pleasures. Whether you are a seasoned baker or just starting out, you will love this easy recipe!

Breadmaking 101

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Searching for a lifetime partner or teammate is extremely complicated. Since Tim and I have been married for over 30 years, we have some tips that might help in the search. The second most important decision in your life is choosing a spouse. Check out these 10 valuable considerations!

10 Tips to Find a Lifetime Teammate

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As a parent we have the opportunity to intentionally gather songs for our child’s childhood. Instead of just letting the music just happen, let me invite you to consider what music your child needs!! Share meaningful spiritual music that will last a lifetime!

Songs for Life: Music for Spiritual Formation in Children

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