Category: <span>Memories</span>

When Table Space Runs Out, Go Up! Upscaling the Craft Fair Table. . .

It was bound to happen eventually. It wasn’t a matter of if, but when we would eventually run out of display space on the typical 6ft x 30″ table that we set up on for various fairs and shows. The usual display fit 8 teas nicely, but adding a 9th, …

The Restoration and Presentation of Our New Apothecary Trunk

Introducing the story behind our apothecary pop-up clinic. The idea came to Ashley back in early to mid March, that one way to get my name (Marilynn) out there as a Biblical Natural Health Coach, would be to attend holistic and natural health and wellness fairs as a vendor. She …

Large Eggless Skillet Cookie (10 or 12 in pan)

As some of my readers may know, I am allergic to most store-bought chicken eggs.  Over the years I have learned this is less to do with the egg itself, and more to do what the chickens are fed, as I am unable to eat chicken or turkey either, unless …

Self-Perception and the Responsibility of Others

The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear? Proverbs 18:14 The will to live is a powerful thing! Passion for a cause is just as powerful! People have done amazing things in the name of relationship, whether saving a friend’s life or …

Raising Kids With Parents, or Drugs?

Hyoscyamus, is it appropriate to treat ADHD? Many of the symptoms given in the linked article, are produced by a lack of teaching and training when the child is at the young enough stage where most parents just laugh at their antics and don’t bother teaching them what is right …

Strategic Spending and the Holiday!

The three heaviest spending seasons I’ve observed, seem to be Christmas/Black Friday, September/back-to-school, and Summertime/holidays. My themed yearlong content calendar straddles both the summer holidays and back-to-school under the Taming the Coin quarter. I did this on purpose. As a single mom, strategic spending is paramount to ensuring limited funds …

Having Fun on a Budget: Ideas and a Challenge for you

Last week’s discussion around boundaries wrapped up a themed quarter in my yearly calendar where we spent April, May and June talking about Taming the Clock. Taming the Clock by keeping our word (April), Taming the Clock around town (May), and Taming the Clock at home (June). Today we begin …

Routines are Important! Particularly in Crisis!

Many of us find ourselves dealing with multiple crises now. How do we handle this? Here are lessons I learned raising two kids alone:   When life throws your household for a spin, keep as many of your household routines going as you can. This will give subconscious assent to …

Taming the Clock – Managing Household Chores

So far this quarter, we’ve been covering Taming the Clock. April’s theme was taming the clock by keeping our word. Living in a way that shows the agreements you make matter, the appointments you make matter, the promises you make matter is huge toward any kind of change in how …

Letter to Me

https://youtu.be/aUTW-bzBmlE Hi Laura, Writing today because I heard through our mutual friend that you are struggling right now. You and I had talked the other day about how run ragged you feel and honestly, you do have a very full schedule with those two young boys. You were complaining about …