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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

On battling anxiety with Phylicia Masonheimer – Hf #328

Anxiety is no stranger to both Phylicia and myself. In this episode, my guest Phylicia Masonheimer, is going to share her journey with battling anxiety from a Biblical and practical stand point. It’s a very encouraging chat. Let’s dive in! Listen to the Podcast: And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Right click… Read More

How to make cultured butter (in just 5 minutes)!

In our house, I was getting 3 gallons of raw milk a week. And one of my favorite things to do with that milk, was to make healthy, nutritious, and delicious cultured butter. How do we make butter even better? By adding probiotics to it! You can make this with pasteurized heavy whipping cream as well…. Read More

How to make homemade yogurt (two ways)!

I started making homemade yogurt a few years ago and it’s so easy! I was getting frustrated trying to find whole fat organic yogurt with live probiotics and NO sugar added…that didn’t break the bank. So I started making it myself and it’s so easy! There are a lot of different ways to make yogurt. Here’s… Read More

Our monthly grocery shopping from Azure Standard: April 2021

I’ve been a huge fan of ordering from Azure standard for years. Our last couple of years in our house, I was ordering up to 50% of our grocery budget each month at Azure and could have done more. Now that we are traveling full time around the U.S., I haven’t been doing Azure orders… Read More

Hard Doesn’t (Necessarily) Mean Bad – Hf #327

In our culture, we run from hard things. We tend to think that hard = bad or wrong. But today I’m going to give you some encouragement that hard doesn’t necessarily mean bad. In fact, God often does His biggest work in Hard. Listen in! Listen to the Podcast: And don’t forget to subscribe to the… Read More