Wednesday, September 26, 2012

I'm not an athlete

The seasons are changing. Its a period of time that I love but can also bring introspection and feelings of sadness. I saw a clip on facebook that said, "the leaves and my serotonin levels are falling." This is true for me today! I've been playing some verses in my head the last few days...

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Stories from the Playroom

K: Look at my animals. They're the animals on Noah's ark.
E. These are the people who didn't obey God, they are drowning!
I hear all kinds of things coming from the playroom throughout my day. Sometimes its sweet words shared between the siblings, sometimes its screaming, and sometimes its an opportunity to teach the children about the Lord. We don't need to sit down and have a formal lesson to learn about Jesus.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Growing and Drying Your Own Herbs

Greek oregano, chamomile, thai basil

Growing and drying your own herbs for winter use is really simple and rewarding.
This summer we grew: parsley, thai basil, greek oregano, chamomile, lavender and cilantro. Some of these are growing like wild and others just growing enough for typical fresh usage. For the ones growing wild I've been harvesting and drying them.