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The Young Wife’s Guide Blog

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe {Autumn Favorites}

It is still really hot here! It doesn’t feel like Fall yet but my hubby and I love cool weather, warm food, candles, snuggling and lots of reading. So I make it fall in our house anyway. I turn the air conditioner up on these hot hot days, snuggle in under warm blankets, light some spice candles, make… Read More

Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe {Autumn Favorites}

We are getting into the swing of October with my second Fall favorite recipe! Yesterday I featured a yummy Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread and today I will be sharing Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Latte! Get new Autumn recipes, decorating tips, dinners, and more during Autumn Favorites! As soon as Fall hits, the first thing we have… Read More

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Recipe {Autumn Favorites}

Welcome to my first recipe during Autumn Favorites month! Come back all month long for many more recipes, decorating ideas, and activities all with a fun Fall theme. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Pumpkin & cream cheese. Two of my favorite things ever! Wrap that up inside a small loaf of bread = Pure Heaven. Next time… Read More

The Truth About Fat: Is Eating “Low Fat” Healthy?

Welcome back to another edition of Real Foods Explained series.  Catch up on the rest of the series. For a while the latest diet craze was “low fat”. Skim dairy, low fat foods, margarine, ect. This seemed the “key” to losing weight and staying healthy. I grew up eating margarine and don’t even remember having real fatty butter in… Read More

Pregnancy Update! My Twin Boys :)

In just a few short months, hubby and I will be meeting our twin boys! They are due January 17th, 2013 and I realized today that I haven’t updated you all on my progress in a while. Here is a quick re-cap to fill you in on our story: In May we found out that… Read More

The Truth About Sugar: Artificial Sweeteners

Eating a whole/real foods diet can seem challenging. When I first began discovering whole foods, I was really confused and overwhelmed. There is so much conflicting information out there on what is healthy and what isn’t. One area I was very confused about was sugar and artificial sweeteners. One of the things that led me to… Read More

The Truth About Sugar: Why We Need to Cut Back

A discussion of whole foods doesn’t get very far without first addressing grains, and then sugar. Yes, sugar is a “natural” food but our white sugar we eat is highly processed and refined just like white flour. Just like the refining process for wheat, when sugar is refined from sugar cane and sugar beet, 99.9% of it’s… Read More

The Truth About Grains: White vs. Whole Wheat

During my Real foods Explained series, I have shared my journey to whole foods, what a whole/real foods diet is, and 4 benefits to eating whole foods. Now I would like to transition into some more practical topics of what it means to be a whole foods diet. Before starting on my whole foods journey… Read More

Understanding our Roles as Biblical Women

I take my role as a Biblical woman very seriously. I know that the Lord has a plan for my life. Currently, my primary role is as wife to my husband Jason and future Mommy to the twins preparing to make their way into this world in December. I am a homemaker. A wife. A mother-to-be. A cook…. Read More

Overcoming my Struggle with Anxiety

I struggle with anxiety. I have for as long as I can remember. I didn’t know what it was at the time, but I used to wake up as a teenager with panic attacks. I dwell on things and let them consume my mind. About 18 months ago I was having a pleasant day at… Read More