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Each morning I wake groggily and find my way to the kitchen. I pour a steaming cup of coffee and head out to the garden. Slowly I make my way around mounds of soil and baby plants to see the growth that took place over night. They are always growing. New sprouts– where nothing was yesterday, today there is green life, new leaves, and finally–first fruits.

{Le Navet – A Garden Photo Journal} Part 2 – Charlie Creeps at Sunset

Spring

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The Farmers’ Market offers a fun, educational, hands-on shopping experience while giving us the opportunity to support our community of farmers; as well as buy fresh, local ingredients at affordable prices! Check out today’s post where I share 7 Simple Ways to Shop With Confidence at Your Farmers’ Market!

7 Simple Ways to Shop With Confidence at Your Farmers’ Market

Spring

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A celebratory event happened across our nation this past weekend! And it is offering us the perfect opportunity to completely change the way we think about food. It is time we stop thinking about food as science. It’s time for food to become less scary. Less daunting. Less guilt-ridden. Less confusing. It’s time for it to become beautiful again!

Now Is The Time To Forever Change How You Think About Food

Spring

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“For better and for worse, children learn from our example. If we believe that outdoor work is beneath us, they will too. If we see it as a time to be with God while enjoying sunshine and fresh air, they will to…In order to see, hear, smell, taste, and touch God’s creation, we need to work alongside Him.”

{Le Navet – A Garden Photo Journal} Part 1 – Breaking Ground and Taking Root

Spring

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A New Family Tradition   My family has decided to begin a new tradition of wearing our walking shoes to church. This tradition stemmed out of the realization that there are some very nice hiking trails and paths close to our church. And so this morning as we rushed through our Sunday morning rituals of […]

Why I Won’t Wear Dress Shoes To Church

Time Management

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“So….You’re not Irish?” When my husband met me he thought I was Irish. It was an obvious assumption. The name Eryn literally translates as “Ireland”; and I was, at the time, spending a month in Northern Ireland. Technically we met online, that story is for another day, but the little he knew of me was […]

How Corned Beef Brisket Will Change How You See The World

Traditional Diet

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Revel in the Fresh Flavors of Spring All winter I long for the fresh, local flavors of the farmers market. Dare I say I romanticize the market in my mind, with wistful thoughts of colorful vegetable displays, boasting of bright bell peppers, deep purple eggplants, and an array of green hues from jalapeno peppers to […]

Preserving the Flavors of Spring at the Farmers Market – How to Pickle Asparagus Step by Step with Photos

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Raising kids stirs something deep in our souls — an innate knowing that our time is finite. Taking my kids outside in creation, I’m discovering how to stretch our time and pack it to the brim with meaning. God’s creativity provides the riches of resources for teaching the next generation who He is and how He loves us. Join our adventure and discover inspiration and resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, living intentionally, and making the most of this beautiful life!

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