An Excellent Wife – Express Your Creativity

Are you a creative person? Even if you don’t think you are, continue reading. I think you’ll change your mind by the end of this post.

An Excellent Wife - Express Your Creativity

I never really considered myself a creative person…I was always better at math than writing in school. I laugh at the irony that I now write for a living. I believe God blesses us all with our own forms of creativity. We just need to figure out where our creativity lies.

5 Frugal Steps to a Stale Room Refresh

Have you ever looked around a room in your house and wished you could replace every piece of furniture? Have you ever avoided inviting a friend over because you just didn’t think your living room measured up?

5 Frugal Steps to a Stale Room Refresh

That’s how I was feeling last week. I had just written a blog post on caring about your home’s appearance when I looked around and realized I’d dropped the ball. My living room was a wreck, and I just didn’t feel love for the space anymore.

Addictive Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipe {featuring Wild Oats Marketplace}

Do you know how much pre-teen boys eat? My almost 12 year old is eating around the clock. I cannot imagine what the teen years will hold! I have a feeling my grocery bill is about to skyrocket!

Addictive Black Bean and Corn Salsa

One of my goals this summer has been to encourage my family to eat healthier. I’ve been able to turn around our meal habits, but snacking is a constant struggle. The combination of a boy who eats a LOT with the mostly high price of healthy and organic food makes it difficult to keep enough food on hand to satisfy my growing young man.

Perhaps you’re in the same boat.

An Excellent Wife: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Guess what we’re talking about today, ladies? Respect! I’ve been singing the old Aretha Franklin song all day, as I’ve been thinking about writing this post.

An Excellent Wife - RESPECT

Unfortunately, in light of today’s verse, Aretha has it all wrong. First, let’s take a look at Proverbs 31:23.

Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. ESV

The New International Version says, “Her husband is respected at the city gates.”

But what does that have to do with his wife?