Do They Approve?

Sometimes I catch myself in the middle of doing something, and wanting to take a picture. I tell myself it's to capture the moment. An image of a moment frozen forever in time so to speak. In all reality, I have to ask that why I'm taking this picture? Or, is it to post… Continue reading Do They Approve?

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Setting Free the “Better Mom” Inside Me: and Discovering She Has Been There All Along…

There are different seasons we go through in life. Seasons where we are so busy and stressed it feels as if our car is a merely a taxi cab with a locker storage unit in the back donning football cleats, crayons, shoes, hula skirts, library books and random granola bar wrappers (because face it-those are… Continue reading Setting Free the “Better Mom” Inside Me: and Discovering She Has Been There All Along…

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Progressive Family Dinner

Are you looking for a fun alternative to your family dinner time? I know we tend to get into our routine which can get boring after a while. Well, here is a fun idea we did recently: Progressive Family Dinner!The idea behind this, is that we got to enjoy our favorite foods but at different… Continue reading Progressive Family Dinner

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Blessings of a Modern Housewife

Do you ever just sit back and appreciate how good we have it? I’m sitting here working on a project for my kids' class Christmas party coming up 🎄🎅. At the same time, my coffee maker is cleaning itself ☕️. I have a load of laundry washing itself and another drying itself. The floors are… Continue reading Blessings of a Modern Housewife

Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

I Am a Failure…or Am I?

I struggle with this desire to be perfect. I hold these expectations for myself that are far from obtainable. These expectations put on my shoulders by the worlds' standards oftentimes leave me feeling like a failure. A failure to look a certain way. A failure at being a certain type of mother. A failure at… Continue reading I Am a Failure…or Am I?


Halloween Themed Snacks

Happy Halloween! In celebration of Halloween, I wanted to share with you a fun snack idea I made for my sons' football team last season. It isn't really a "recipe" per say. But, it's a fun food idea so I think it fits for today! I like to try to have a healthy treat to… Continue reading Halloween Themed Snacks


Instant Pot Apple Sauce (Using Essential Oils)

Instant Pot Apple Sauce (Using Essential Oils) If you know me, you know I LOVE my Instant Pot! I also LOVE essential oils. So, when I found this way to combine the two, I was in heaven! Using Essential Oils internally may be something new for you. But, let me tell you, once you get… Continue reading Instant Pot Apple Sauce (Using Essential Oils)

Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Being a Brave Mom in the Midst of Crisis

Living in Hawaii has been such a blessing! The constant sunny days, the beautiful beaches, the turquoise water, the smells of plumeria and coconuts filling the air...what could be better, right? It might sound like a dream-and some days, it really is. However, even paradise has its downsides. Volcanos erupting, a ballistic missile warning, hurricanes, tropical storms,… Continue reading Being a Brave Mom in the Midst of Crisis


How Great Thou Art

It doesn’t matter how many times I hear this song or even who sings it...for years, God has used this as the song to speak to my heart the most. It doesn't matter what mood I'm in-happy, angry, sad, depressed, excited... It has me sobbing every single time. It puts things into perspective for me.… Continue reading How Great Thou Art