Tips for Too Much to Do and Not Enough Time to Do It


We all have times when it seems like there’s no way to accomplish everything on our to-do list in the time we have available.  Like a bathtub filling with water, stress levels begin rising until they threaten to overflow. Since I’m currently navigating the rushing waters of too many “do’s” and not enough “when’s,” let […]

The Best Time Management Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Old books on a wooden shelf.

Managing time is a hot topic, as none of us seem to have too much of it. There are thousands of books about time management, and many of them seem geared towards corporate business types. As a busy homeschooling/home business owner/mom of twelve, I consider myself a lifelong student of managing time and life. I’ve […]

Fall Treat: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Fall Treat: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. Easy DIY savory crunchy pumpkin seeds!

Today’s article is brought to you by one of my daughters!  When Sarah and her family visited recently, they made a batch of these yummy seeds, so I asked her to share the recipe with you.  ~ With love, Charlotte Fall Treat:  Roasted Pumpkin Seeds by Sarah Vera Nothing says fall like pumpkin, right? To […]

Simple Tools to Get Beyond Stress and Overwhelm


The calendar is filling up. Choir has begun, along with Bible quizzing. Speaking and teaching events are coming up. A week-long trip out of state is looming on the horizon. And that doesn’t even count the laundry. I caught myself getting overwhelmed today. Catching myself was a good thing. There was a time when I […]

Perfect Potluck Dessert: Sopapilla Cheesecake


Church potlucks can be an amazing dining experience, with everyone bringing their best dishes to share. As a pastor’s wife I’ve attended my share of potlucks over the years, and I have a few favorite recipes for dishes that I like to bring, depending on the theme. To be honest, I’d eaten this cheescake a […]