Weekend Links

Hope you had a lovely weekend, and enjoy the last week of April.

Farm-Fresh Recipes for Spring

first asparagus
source: Calliope via Flickr Creative Commons

In the April issue I (Jessie) wrote an article with some recipes for using up the produce that is popping up this time of year: asparagus, beets, broccoli, carrots, kale, radishes, turnips, and spinach. I shared recipes for our favorite Tropical Green Smoothie, some biscuits enhanced with beets, roasted radishes, and my mother-in-law’s infamous broccoli salad.  Here are 10 more recipes to try this Spring!

Do your kids eat vegetables? What’s your favorite of these spring veggies?

Weekend Links

Easy Duck Tape Storage Bins at 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Intentional Summer Planning Questions at Kara Chupp For Anyone Who Feels Like a Failure at Jennifer Dukes Lee My Kids Are Weird at Jesus & My Orange Juice Happy weekend! Have a … [Continue reading]

“Learn from Those Who Have Gone Before You” by Susan Miller {GIVEAWAY}

After the Boxes Are Unpacked

I always like to share Abraham and Sarah’s story with women who have moved or are moving. They are our “moving mentors.” Not only can we identify with Sarah, but by observing Abraham, we can learn valuable lessons that will equip us for any journey. … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

The Most Important Thing My Parents Did at Tim Hallies The Great Parental Freak-Out by Kevin DeYoung at The Gospel Coalition 7 Lies You've Been Telling Yourself about Church at For the Church 5 Ways to Improve Your Day in 5 Minutes or Less at … [Continue reading]

Planning for Summer

source: jodimichelle via Flickr Creative Commons In this month's print issue of ParentLife, writer Emily Pardy urges us to grasp on to "Summer Sanity" by making a list of priorities and plans for the summer. Have you been doing that? I've been … [Continue reading]

When Can My Baby Eat Yogurt?


  Most babies start eating solids around 6 months. When is it OK to start adding yogurt into their diet? While cow's milk is off-limits until after the first birthday, yogurt can be included as a first food. Why? There are no worries about … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

8 Phrases I Want My Kids to Learn to Say at Meaningful Mama Pursue Excellence, Not Perfection at Chattanooga Moms Blog Your Children See Color and It's Beautiful at For Every Mom 40 Fantastic Reads for Boys 8-16 at Happy Hooligans Hope you … [Continue reading]

Miracles from Heaven: An Interview with Christy Beam, Part 2


Read Part 1 on ParentLife here, if you haven't yet. Kelly Wilson Mize: I’m so excited to see the movie! Was your family happy with the actors who were cast to play you? Christy Beam: Yes! We were all so delighted and grateful. I just feel … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas at A Modern Day Fairy Tale How to Restore Your Soul When You Feel Like You're Losing Your Mind at Club 31 Women The Self-Sufficiency of Self-Improvement at True Women No Good Thing Does He Withhold at Kelly … [Continue reading]