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Bonus episode: Year-End Homeschool Wrap Up

Ever year, I do a recap of our homeschool year to share what has been working well and sharing all the resources we used. Listen to to a fun homeschooling convo today. Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as an audio podcast. If you want to listen in instead of reading,… Read More

Finding REST in the Everyday: The Biblical Basis – Episode 5

Rest is a topic that Christian women are not talking enough about. In fact, we tend to glorify busy. We glorify perfection, and doing more, and sometimes we even glorify a too full messy life over a more restful life. Today we are going to dive into what rest means from a Biblical perspective and… Read More

Practical Ways to Find Joy in the Everyday – Episode 4

We are on a quest here with this ministry…to find joy in the everyday. And that’s no easy task. We’ve talked about. 1. The Ministry of Home 2. How the Gospel Impacts Our Homes. 3. Finding Glory in the Mundane Moments. And now, practical ways to find joy. Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded… Read More

Our monthly grocery shopping from Azure Standard: May 2021

I’ve been ordering from Azure Standard for years now. In fact, it’s the single place I order the most of our groceries from. We allocate about 50% of our grocery budget to ordering from Azure (and I think once we settle back down in a house, that will be even higher). Last month I shared… Read More

Finding Glory in the Mundane Moments – Episode 3

In episode #1 (of our new relaunch of the podcast) we talked about the ministry of home and #2 focused on how the Gospel impacts all we do. Today we are chatting about finding glory in the mundane moments. Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as an audio podcast. If you… Read More

How the Gospel Impacts Our Homes – Episode 2

Last week we talked about our ministry at home. We need to have a focus on Christ that is all encompassing of our life. And this leads us to our 2nd foundational episode: The Gospel as our central focus within the home. Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as an audio… Read More

The Ministry of Home – Season 1 Episode 1

Welcome!! It’s relaunch day of our podcast! For 330 episodes, we’ve been the Homemaking Foundations Podcast. But we are rebranding everything under our new name, including the podcast. So welcome to season 1, episode 1 of the Finding Joy in Your Home podcast. We are kicking off the new season with 25 foundational episodes. Today… Read More

Family Travel Trips from a Family of 8 – Hf #330

As we’ve embarked on full time travel this past year, we’ve learned so much! As of the day I’m recording this, we have been traveling full time for exactly 11 months. And while I feel like we are always refining the process, we’ve also gotten so much better at it! This episode is inspired by… Read More

When no one appreciates what you do – Hf #329

Mother’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. And while we may look forward to the day (or not), it can also be hard with expectations and a lot of emotions. Maybe you will get a hand written card. Maybe you will get a half-hearted “Happy Mother’s Day” from your teen. Maybe your husband will… Read More