Here’s my HomeStyle Creamy Potato soup recipe… perfect for those long, cold winter nights that put a chill in your bones!
Beauty & Fashion
I’ve been making these chocolate tea muffins since my teenage girls were toddlers. This recipe features our family’s gluten-free variation.
Have you noticed? Everyone seems to be hustling to find that perfect diet for the New Year. My social media feeds are FULL of inspiring- and downright overwhelming– ideas for eating healthier, feeling better, and looking amazing in 2019. I’m right there with the rest of them: I’ve been giving a lot of thought to my … Read More about 3 Good Reasons I’m Not a Food Purist (and what I do instead)
Looking for at home hair color products? Here are three brands that will naturally color your hair without harmful dyes and chemicals.
My rule of thumb: choose quality clothing that is multi-seasonal. I hope you enjoy a peek at my wardrobe essentials for the winter-to-spring-season!
Pastor’s wives, we set the tone for the women in our church. Don’t neglect to present yourself well! Here are five hacks for looking more put together on Sundays.
Looking for books for homeschool moms? I have a reading guide for you today. If you plan to homeschool this year, I recommend these books.
Looking for Morning Time inspiration for your homeschooling? Check out these Morning Time books and resources for April.
How do you keep your house clean when you homeschool? Here are my tips, hacks, and confessions… read more at Kristys Cottage blog.
Life At Home
Should Christians celebrate Halloween? I confess: I love October 31, but maybe not for the reasons you might think.
Sometimes motherhood hurts. As women, motherhood can be the source of our most profound hopes and disappointments; Our greatest joys and our deepest pains.
Looking for a devotional for kids? Here’s a list of devotional books for kids that kids will actually like.
“You make life look so easy, Kristy.” I glanced over at the younger woman who had spoken those words to me, and offered a guarded smile. *Jennifer was a struggling, single mom with four little kids, and a ton of baggage from a troubled life. Over the previous months, we had spent a lot of … Read More about Why Transparency is Such a Big Deal in Ministry
I’m sitting in my typical afternoon spot: on the floor in my little boys’ bedroom, lap top in front of me, and one eye on the bunk bed making sure two blond-headed cowboys take a nap today. 🙂 Another Sunday is just around the corner, and since I’m talking about days of grace for pastor’s wives this … Read More about When You Don’t Always Feel Like a Saint on Sunday
Recently, I wrote about how to pray for your pastor’s wife. Here is a prayer that comes from the heart of a pastor’s wife.
I don’t have a magic cure for how to calm anxiety or deal with depression. I wish I did, because I’d give it away in generous doses. What I can give you (in generous doses) is raw honesty: So here’s the truth: —> I’ve been there. I’ve lived in those dark places. But thank God, … Read More about How to Deal With Anxiety (and 3 lies I hope you never believe)
Looking for a few great reads right now? Here are the best books of 2019… happy reading, friends!
I’m thirty-nine years old today. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than giving a nod to the books which shaped me as a woman, wife, mom & educator.