challenge · Faith · family · infertility

He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

I’ve written many times about our struggles to conceive our son.  In addition, we are still praying for a sibling. In some of our darkest times, I have often found comfort in Katie Schuermann’s book: He Remembers the Barren.  This book, and the website, have given me comfort that goes beyond struggling with just barrenness.…… Continue reading He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

breakfast · challenge · Dessert · Dinner · family · Homestead · Recipes

Dinner Menu Ideas, Week 2

Well, we survived week one of meal planning without spending any extra money on groceries!  However, testing out Home Chef was a complete flop.  My only fear about using them actually happened.  We had bad weather two days last week.  Apparently, the roads were so bad that FedEx couldn’t make it out to our house…… Continue reading Dinner Menu Ideas, Week 2

breakfast · challenge · chickens · Dinner · family · Homestead · Recipes

Egg Bake Plus

Our girls are now laying 6-9 eggs a day.  We currently have three dozen eggs in our fridge!  This is helping a lot with our meal planning and budgeting.  Tonight, we even did breakfast for dinner.   I used my favorite Simple Egg & Cheese Bake recipe and made one minor change.  I replaced the parsley…… Continue reading Egg Bake Plus

breakfast · challenge · Couponing · Dinner · family · Homestead · Lunch

Get your food budget in check!

We are focusing on reducing our spending allowance for food.  This isn’t an easy one for me as I love to cook and I look forward to the entire process of enjoying a meal with those I love.  I’m a total foodie.  However, this is also one of the easiest ways to put some extra money…… Continue reading Get your food budget in check!

challenge · photography

2017 Calendar Photo Challenge

This past July, we hosted the First Annual Front Porch Bliss Photo Challenge.  We received a lot of feedback from those of you who participated and many of you were interested in another challenge. For 2017, we’re taking it up a step.  The challenge will be a monthly photo challenge, but there’s more!  We encourage you to follow…… Continue reading 2017 Calendar Photo Challenge