Crockpot Ham & Bean Soup

Crockpot Ham & Bean Soup

The weather is getting colder and that means that I will be fixing my family soup more frequently. We have several family favorites, but ham and bean soup is a classic we enjoy. Not only is it frugal, but it is very filling. While making bean soup isn’t hard, it is even easier when you… 

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Sunday School Crafts Day 7 of Creation

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 7

Today I want to share the craft my Sunday school class made for  day 7 of creation. Genesis 2:2-3 I had debated about ending the book with day 6, but I decided I needed to come up with some way for the kids to remember that on the 7th day God rested. Since the kids… 

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Creation Day 6

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 6

Last week my Sunday school class learned about what happened on day 6 of creation. We learned that God made the animals and people on the 6th day. Genesis 1: 24-31 were the passages we read. Here’s an excerpt. Genesis 1:24 And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures… 

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Corn Field

September 2014 at Blessings Overflowing

Hello, October! September has come to a close and I find myself once again wondering where the time went. I feel like a broken record, but we were as busy in September as we have been the past few months. Since it is a new month it is time for me to share some of… 

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Isaiah 40-31

In God’s Timing

Four and a half years ago I wrote about an important piece of paper we received in the mail. In that post I said, “I am not sure where God will lead us, but I can’t wait to see what He has in store for my husband next.” At the time I thought that my husband’s… 

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Day 5 of Creation

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 5

Last Sunday my Sunday school class learned about day 5 of creation. We learned that God created all of the creatures of the sea and air that day. (For simplicity’s sake I said fish and birds.) Genesis 1:20-23 I thought it would be fun to make fish and birds out of simple shapes for day 5’s… 

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No-Bake Coconut Brownie Bites

No-Bake Coconut Brownie Bites

I have a confession to make. I love chocolate. I don’t love it more than my family, but as far as foods go I think it is pretty awesome. What’s not awesome is that most chocolate contains dairy. Why is that not awesome you ask? Because I have been dairy-free for several months now. While… 

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Letter B Preschool Activities

Letter B Preschool Activities

Janna has really been enjoying the preschool activities we have been doing. She has been telling all of us what sound the letter B makes and loves painting. Today I want to share some of the activities we have been doing and share links to some of the letter B activities I have done with some… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 4

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 4

Last week my Sunday school class learned about what happened on day 4 of creation. We talked about how God created the sun, moon, and stars on the 4th day. Genesis 1: 14-19. Then we made a craft to go with the lesson. I had pre-cut a yellow circle, two white stars, and a white… 

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Newlywed Dinner Survival Kit

Newlywed Dinner Survival Kit

A couple of months ago the girls and I attended a wedding. I decided to do something a little different for the couple’s wedding gift. While I know cash is always a welcome gift as are items off the registry, I decided that maybe having an easy meal with almost all of the necessary supplies and ingredients… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 3

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 3

My Sunday school class is still enjoying our weekly creation lessons. This past Sunday we learned about what happened on day 3 of creation when God created the land, seas, and plants, Genesis 1:9-13. We then made a craft to go with the lesson. The kids helped me decide what items to cut out and put on… 

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