10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive impact on our planet.

If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!

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27 Ways to Play Outdoors This Spring

Spring has sprung here in the Midwest, and we couldn’t be more relieved to be spending more time outdoors!

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Weekly Brew: Nesting

We officially have just under 10 weeks left before we meet the newest little addition to our family! I think it’s also safe to say that I am officially in crazy-mama-nesting-mode.

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Dinosaur Fossil Dig Activity & Extensions

It’s time for another dinosaur post! 😀

Today’s activity is a DIY dinosaur dig designed for your little paleontologists.

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Weekly Brew: Peace

I couldn’t decide what to write about for this weekly brew. I’ve had a million thoughts on my mind lately. So I asked my husband. He said decisively and without hesitation, “Peace.”

“Peace?” I almost accusingly inquired. “But I always write about peace. I think people get tired of reading about peace.”

He simply replied, “In a broken world, there’s never enough peace.”

 

I suppose that’s all I need to write.

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So open-endedly, and without explanation,

Peace.

Weekly Brew: New Beginnings

Happy Monday, everyone!

A couple of years ago, when I completely made over A Fresh Brewed Faith, I began regularly posting something called the “Weekly Brew” every Monday.

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Ice Storm Downtime

The storm we were prepping for finally hit!

Of course, the usual indoor activities of Netflix, playing “dinosaur” – a glorified game of chase – and lots of naps have happened too. I’m working hard on being content in the quiet, still moments. I’m glad God reminded me this weekend to slow down a little with this beautiful storm.

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Sensory Ice Play

Is anybody else a parent of a Frozen fan? This house is full of Frozen related items, and Hubby and I could probably belt out every lyric from every song of the movie.

I recently found a pin from Learning and Exploring Through Play with this cute and easy winter, nature-themed sensory play idea, and I knew I had to try it!

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Flowers and Coffee and Things

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I used to publish “Wordless Wednesday” blog posts several years back, posts with only photos, no writing.

The early August flowers have been so beautiful, I can’t help but to try to capture them every chance I get!

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