Prayers, Putty, and Patches

Still diligently working on the renovations around the house. We had an insurance inspector come to take pictures of our home. I'm so glad they didn't call to schedule, so I just had giant garbage bags I was filling with debris. Lord willing, we won't be penalized for purging our garbage; it's not our natural … Continue reading Prayers, Putty, and Patches

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August Homestead Update

Today's been cool so far y'all. All the babies were awake before 7 so we all did our morning Bible time. Read from Matthew 21, and sang a bunch of hymns together. Different than my desired slow-burn start to the morning I prefer, but still good. Just louder and busier. I made a big ol' … Continue reading August Homestead Update

Homestead Kitchen Remodel: Phase 1

You know those times when all you want is just one, small, conciliatory spruce-up and you end up opening a big, fat, putrid can of worms?  Yeah... That's my kitchen right now... Maybe it was the fact that homelessness was looming over us when we bought the place or the fact that I was 7 … Continue reading Homestead Kitchen Remodel: Phase 1

My Firm Foundation

"Jesus you're my firm foundation. I know I can stand secure. Jesus, you're my firm foundation. I put my trust in Your Holy Word..." We're almost through this trial of temporary homelessness. We signed the papers for closing Friday! We have our homestead! I walked the property with my son yesterday and my eyes welled … Continue reading My Firm Foundation

A PickleĀ 

"Please don't use my hair to climb the sofa," were the first words I said as I began to type this post... sorta sums up the emotions of the day: uncomfortable, annoying, and frustrating. We had the home inspection on the (hopefully) future homestead. While most of the information I was given I already knew … Continue reading A PickleĀ