Day in the Life: Stacy (Preacher’s wife and homeschool mom of an 11, 7, and 2 year old)

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  Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer I’m a little anxious about this post. You see, I’d really like for you all to think I have it all together. But I don’t. There’s also the underlying fact that I am a preacher’s wife. Aren’t preacher’s wives really supposed to have it all together? Whatever “it” is? The day I am sharing with you is one in which I stayed up too late the night before. I started out on the wrong foot and was quite […]

Cool Meal Ideas for Hot Days

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By Emily McClements, Contributing Writer It’s 90 degrees outside and the last thing that’s on your mind is cooking, much less turning on the oven!  As summer kicks in full time, I find myself less and less motivated to spend time cooking, and working, in the kitchen.  I’d rather be spending time outside – gardening, going for a walk, playing with my kids, even hanging out the laundry – as long as I get to be outside as much as possible. But, my family still […]

Nourishing Crockpot Carnival: My Crockpot, My Friend

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She may not see as much use in the summertime, but come fall and winter, my crockpot is my very good friend. I think my favorite thing about using a crockpot is that all it takes is a small time investment in the morning, usually as we’re finishing up breakfast and I’m tidying the kitchen. That small amount of time (usually no more than 5-15 minutes) ensures that by dinnertime, there is a hot and nourishing meal waiting for us with no added effort or […]