The Tale of a reformed Homeschool Mom

Yes, I am still in recovery, it’s been five years since I homeschooled my four boys. Yes, you read that right four boys, no girls. Did I want a girl, yes, hence the four boys. Lucky for me they were spread out over twelve years. It was not my idea to homeschool, that was the…

Meatloaf remade

My husband loves meatloaf, I think he could eat it every night. I am not a huge fan of meatloaf, but this recipe I think is pretty good. I wanted to reinvent the meat loaf and to make it delicious and healthy. This is what I came up with. Hope you enjoy and continue to…

Stay In Position

Have you ever watched, a group of people marching and wonder how they all keep up and remember what to do? I can barely put one foot in front of the other and not trip over my own feet. I have never marched with a group, but I can imagine it is hard to keep…

Faith Fights

Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, which you have confessed so well before many witnesses. I Timothy 6:12 I don’t like to fight, I run from fights. I will do anything to avoid a fight. Yet as Christians we are called…

“20 Minute Arm Workout With Weights” on YouTube

Remember I wrote a post a while back about doing what you love and I love weight training. I just wish I knew all the right form and techniques. That is why I like to use YouTube videos. There are a ton of free ones out there on Utube. Everything from weight training to Pilates…

Summer Strawberry salad

I love summer and I love this salad. It’s sweet, savory and delicious. Salad: 1 bag baby spinach 1 small bag of dried cranberries I small bag of sliced almonds 1/2 a purple onion 5 ounce carton of feta cheese Slice onion in bite size pieces and toss all ingredients together. Dressing: 1/2 cup Palmer’s…

First Things First

If you haven’t noticed I have not been blogging, like I was in the beginning. I have been struggling with people’s opinions of me and my blog. I honestly have been asking God if this is what he wants me to do. If I am even qualified to do this ( which by the way…

Lorrie’s Lively Barbecue sauce

Y’all Summer calls for barbeque in Texas, and this barbeque sauce has all the ingredients a good Texas barbeque sauce should have. I am always trying to make things healthier for my family. I try to avoid sugar additives, especially high fructose corn syrup that you find in a lot of condiments. That is where…

Contentment

Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. I Timothy 6:6 Have you ever been truly content? I mean you really didn’t feel you wanted or needed anything? Contentment for me is like a dock and my life is like the boat. About the time I get close to the dock, and decide I…

Neat, Clean and Tidy

  My two youngest sons shared a room when they were little. One day my youngest was sitting in front of their closet and with clinched fist he said “this closet is not neat and tidy”. I can relate to how he felt, I can’t stand clutter and need to have things in their place….