I had the wonderful, unique opportunity of growing up in Africa. Beginnings When I was only a few years old, my parents began making plans to move to Zimbabwe, Africa to serve as Christian Missionaries to the Shona people. I don’t have any memories of our preparation and move. I just remember the days right […]
Keep the family together with wholesome activities, real food, and family gatherings.
Our Catfish adventures and sweet cornbread didn’t start just yesterday. We have had an amazing past few weeks with family! First we were able to travel to visit grandparents, cousins, siblings, aunts and uncles in Kentucky on my husband’s and my side of the family. There we got to catch up a little with people […]
Sometimes, the best Fathers Day gifts do not come from the store. Sometimes, the best Fathers Day gifts have nothing to do with purchasing something, but have everything to do with building memories. We live in a very consumer driven society. It is very easy to get into the mindset of, “There’s another holiday coming […]
Lessons From a 1930s Farmer. Nonnie. That’s what I call her, though she’s known as mamma, Juanita, and Granny. She’s my Grandmother. My mother’s mother, and she’s now 90. Last year she sat me down and told me that family is precious and passes quickly. She began to give me documents, newspaper clippings, and […]
Moms always love getting something from their children that they made, whether it be a special card that says I love you, or a sculpture that’s made of mud. So, what could be better than a Homemade Mothers Day? As adults, it’s nice to give our mom’s something that they will appreciate on more of […]
I told you WHY we Eat out Less, now I want to give you the HOW We Eat out Less. I was definitely addicted to sugar, caffeine and salt. It took a few things to happen for me to change my ways (and thus, my family’s ways). First, we live in an area that has […]
There are a lot of reasons as to why we limit eating out. A lot of people will say it’s expensive and unhealthy to eat out a lot, but not everyone would agree. Plus, there are other consequences that we sometimes do not think of. Here are our family reasons for limiting the number of […]