Fall Picture Books

Finding books for children is getting trickier and trickier in our current culture. Gone are the days you could just set your children free in the picture book section and let them enjoy sweet stories and illustrations. It seems these days most newly published books have an agenda. That’s frustrating! Even if you agree with … Continue reading Fall Picture Books

It’s our time, Hosts!

Who are we trying to please anyway? It’s the Monday of Thanksgiving week. Hosts, we got this. Here are a couple things to remember: “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord … Continue reading It’s our time, Hosts!

Thankful For: Day 3

I am thankful for this dog. I found her at our local shelter the day after our beloved Violet The Best Dog died. We were so sad and I decided another dog was the answer. I went to several shelters and finally ended up at our local shelter. I didn’t try there first because I’d … Continue reading Thankful For: Day 3

Thankful: Day 2

I found this beautiful original painting on Facebook Marketplace. I thought it was so lovey. It is so happy and cheery and fits perfectly in this little space in the master bedroom. My sister in law is an amazing interior decorator and this is something she taught me: to look for beauty like this in … Continue reading Thankful: Day 2

Thankful: Day 1

Yesterday was Nov 1. I planned to Start off the month by writing my first ‘Thankful For’ blog post. But as often happens, my day blew up. We found our second slab leak in 10 months. We haven’t even finished putting the house back together after the first slab leak and now we have to … Continue reading Thankful: Day 1

At The Lord’s Command

At the Lord’s command they encamped, and at the Lord’s command they set out. Numbers 9:23 In the latter part of Numbers chapter 9, it is described how the Israelites decided when to go and when to stay. Quite simply, God told them. When the cloud (or fire at night) was covering the tabernacle, they stayed. When the … Continue reading At The Lord’s Command

Red Goblets

I have been looking for red goblets for a long time now. I can’t find any 😩 (and by any, I mean any that are not crazy expensive. Yeah, I’m looking at you Fitz ans Floyd) Dave caught wind that I was on the hunt for red goblets and suggested maybe we didn’t actually need … Continue reading Red Goblets


The following is a devotional talk I gave to the local MOPs group about Rest: When I was asked to do today’s devotional I happily said yes. When I was told the topic was rest I laughed. What are you supposed to tell a bunch of moms of preschoolers about rest? Buckle up Buttercup, you’re … Continue reading Rest

Well, Hello There

Hi there, readers. My name is Tricia and this is my newest endeavor. I have lots of thoughts about lots of things and I do love to write. Many moons ago I had a blog that I wrote in faithfully. This was during what seems like another life where I raised kids and homeschooled. Life … Continue reading Well, Hello There

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