Nourishing Hearts and Minds

Raising Confessional Children: Kingdom Life in the Divine Service

Before we started our family, my husband and I knew that we wanted our children to participate in church life with us. The church that we were going to at the time had a practice of separating children from adults during the Sunday service, and we weren’t sure that’s what we wanted for our children.…

Nourishing Stewardship

Thrift Store Haul! Upcycling Fabrics and Summer Baby Finds

Thrifting has got to be one of my favorite ways to save money and support sustainable living. Besides the obvious benefit of saving a ton of money on clothes and household items I already need, – especially with constantly growing kids – thrifting for my family is actually a great way to benefit my community…

Crafts

Upcycling Adventures: Turning a Shirtdress into Two Toddler Dress Shirts

I always thought that sewing for little boys was way less fun than sewing for little girls. No dresses, frocks, ruffles, or cute little accents. Just pants, dress shirts, and loads of straight lines. When Kyriakos surprised us (me) by being a boy, my hopes for sewing matching little dresses and bows for Paisley and…

Nourishing Our World

Happy Earth Day 2018! feat. Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Happy Earth Day, Friends! Earth Day is one of those days that never really used to be on my radar until I had kids and started buying products from brands that are pretty hip to the Earth Day festivities. Aka: they offer HUGE sales. Seriously, if you’re in the market for cloth diapers – or…