Entries by Renee

Artwork Treasures

My boys are constantly drawing me pictures or writing me notes.  Their sweet pictures are precious to me, and I hated them being stuffed into drawers and boxes.  I wanted the boys to know that their time and effort to create something was appreciated and loved. I also wanted their creations to be organized in a […]

In a Moment

These little faces…inspire me….daily. These little faces bring both joy and heartache.  These little eyes watch me try hard and fail more often than I’d like. These little gifts from God, each so completely different, force me to my knees daily.  Because when I look into these sweet little faces, I see innocence.  I see life.  […]

Would a $50 gift card kickstart summer for you?

As a grand opening of sorts for Barefoot Walks, I will be giving away a $50 American Express gift card to a lucky commenter.  Use it to bless someone in your life, use it for a family vacation or outing, use it however you desire. What is Barefoot Walks you ask?  Step on over to the […]

Memory making on the cheap

Summer provides a great opportunity for creating memories and experiences with your family for little to no money.  If you spend a little time scouting and planning, you can plan some really neat activities that would typically be too costly to partake in. Lego Monthly Mini Model build http://stores.lego.com/en-us/StoreEvents.aspx  (Ages 6-14) I can’t wait to […]

Friday Night Chicken and Rice

  Photo courtesy of Campbell’s Soup  5 months pregnant with our first child, I sat on the bleachers watching my husband play in a church league softball game.  I was captivated by the interactions of the teenagers taking place in front of me on the bleachers.  To begin with I was impressed that on a Friday […]

One small step

  When it comes to our family histories or our current family situations, we all start from a different place.  No matter your past, you have the ability to change the future for your own family if you so desire.  Maybe you don’t need to do anything different from what you grew up with, but […]