Packing Tips for Hoarders

We are moving. You may be surprised, but probably not as much as I am. We have been in this house for 13 years.  It’s the only house our kids remember.  While we were focused on raising said kids, we seemed to have accumulated a lot of stuff. Just getting started on the kitchen packing … Continue reading Packing Tips for Hoarders

Ways We Almost, But Didn’t Die in Hawaii: Part I

Before going to Hawaii we had heard all about sharks and venomous centipedes, but we didn’t see hide nor hair of either.  The true dangers for mainlanders are the sun and the waves. I could attest to both, but a sunburn doesn’t count for almost dying, so I’ll stick to the undertow.     This first … Continue reading Ways We Almost, But Didn’t Die in Hawaii: Part I

7 Tips for Travel from The Midwest to Hawaii

We made it! We have always wanted to go to Hawaii but we never thought we actually would. I’ll be doing a series of posts on our trip. We really didn’t plan it and I’m no expert, so I am just going to share our experiences and what we learned by doing. If you are … Continue reading 7 Tips for Travel from The Midwest to Hawaii

Debt Free Victory Lap

We did it. Maybe it’s too soon to write about this because it hasn’t sunk in and I’m still in a daze. But here’s what happened: God reminded us of the original vision. Read more about that here.  We put our rental property on the market. We asked the Lord to bring us the perfect … Continue reading Debt Free Victory Lap

The Liebster Award

  I have been nominated by HistorianRuby for the Liebster Award - Thank you!  HistorianRuby is a blog I follow because it's well written and fascinating.  She is a historian and writes about English history as well as her own family history.  Check out my favorite post of hers here. So what is the Leibster … Continue reading The Liebster Award